Cubs: Placed P Rick Aguilera and P Kevin Tapani on 60-day DL. Designated contract of OF Raul Gonzalez for assignment. Purchased contracts of OF Corey Patterson, P Joey Nation and P Will Ohman from Double-A West Tenn.
Johns Hopkins: Named former James Madison All-American Megan Riley (South River) assistant women's lacrosse coach.
Maryland: Named Ben Bachmann baseball pitching coach.
Morgan State: S Melvin Coleman was named MEAC football Defensive Player of the Week.
Navy: G Brian Steckroth was named Patriot League soccer Defensive Player of the Week.
New Mexico: Promoted men's assistant basketball coach Joe Dooley to associate head coach.
Redskins: Signed K Michael Husted to one-year contract. Released WR Derrius Thompson.
Blackhawks: Assigned F Daniel Tessier to AHL Norfolk. Released F-D Jason Hamilton.
Blue Jackets: Assigned D Robert Ek, D Tim O'Connell, D Dan Watson, LW Rick Gorman, LW Jonathan Schall and RW Kent McDonell to AHL Syracuse.
Blues: Assigned F Graham Belak, F Marc Brown, F Daniel Corso, F Shawn Mamane, F David Morisset, F Justin Papineau, F Tomaz Razingar, F Tyler Rennette, F Mark Rycroft, F Jamie Thompson, F Andrei Troschinsky, F Roger Trudeau, F Brad Voth, F Tyler Willis, F Andrei Petrakov, D Jan Horacek, D Lauri Kinos, D Dmitri Plekanov, D Peter Smrek, D Didier Tremblay, D Matt Walker, G Cody Rudkowsky and G Curtis Sanford to AHL Worcester.
Bruins: Assigned D Martin Grenier, D Zdenek Kutlak and G Kay Whitmore to AHL Providence.
Kings: Returned G Alexei Volkov, G Travis Scott, D 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 Lowell.
Lightning: Assigned RW Dmitry Afanasenkov, RW Matt Elich, D Kaspars Astashenko, D Ben Clymer, D Michael Jones, D Mario Larocque, C Scott Nichol and G Dieter Kochan to IHL Detroit. Assigned RW Dan Kesa to IHL Manitoba. Released D Dan Keczmer.
Wild: Signed F Pascal Dupuis.