Devil Rays: Activated P Cory Lidle. Recalled 1B Steve Cox and IF Julio Franco from Triple-A Durham. Designated P Terrell Wade, P Mickey Callaway, OF Carlos Mendoza and OF Rich Butler for assignment.
Red Sox: Called up C Steve Lomasney from Double-A Trenton.
Bears: Released K Jeff Jaeger. Signed K Brian Gowins from practice squad.
Mighty Ducks: Assigned former Bandits LW Jeremy Stevenson to AHL Cincinnati.
Senators: Re-signed LW Magnus Arvedson for one year.
Sharks: Signed D Brad Stuart, first-round pick in 1998.
Capitals: Assigned F Louis Bedard, F Miika Elomo, F Kent Hulst, F Barrie Moore, F Ryan Mulhern, F Mike Omicioli, F Mike Peluso, F Jason Shmyr, F Mike Siklenka, F Stefan Ustorf, F Trent Winfield, D Gerard Adams, D Patrick Boileau, D J. F. Fortin, D Jakub Ficence, D Steve Poapst, D Dean Stork, G Scott Buhler and G Curtis Cruickchank to AHL Portland. Returned F Krys Barch and D Nolan Yonkman to respective junior teams. Assigned D Scott Swanson to team to be named.