Phillies: Recalled IF David Newhan, SS Jimmy Rollins and OF Reggie Taylor from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Recalled P Doug Nickle from Double-A Reading.
Padres: Agreed to terms with IF Xavier Nady on five-year contract. Designated C George Williams for assignment. Named Bill Gayton director of scouting.
49ers: Signed DB Ronnie Heard. Waived T Dwayne Ledford.
Canadiens: Signed free-agent D Darryl Shannon to one-year contract.
Kings: Assigned D Curtis Murphy to IHL Orlando. Assigned D Dion Darling to IHL Manitoba. Assigned G Alexei Volkov, G Travis Scott, M-0D Richard Seeley, D Sean Blanchard, D Peter Hogan, D Joe Rullier, D Greg Willers, C Chris Schmidt, LW Cody Bowtell and LW Kip Brennan to AHL.
Penguins: Returned G Peter Hamerlik, D Darcy Robinson, D Jeremy Van Hoof, F Steven Crampton, F Shane Endicott, F Michel Ouellet and F Tomas Skvardilo to junior teams.
Stars: Released LW Kurt MacSweyn and D Ryan O'Keefe.