NEW YORK GIANTS— Designated RB Jonathan Stewart for return/returned to practice from injured reserve.
National Hockey League
ARIZONA COYOTES — Named Lyndsey Fry special adviser to the president and CEO. Recalled D Dakota Mermis from Tucson (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Recalled D Gavin Bayreuther from Texas (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS — Recalled RW Patrick Russell from Bakersfield (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Recalled Fs Michael Dal Colle and Stephen Gionta from Bridgeport (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled F Dawson Leedahl from Maine (ECHL) to Hartford (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled G Eddie Pasquale from Syracuse (AHL).
VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned G Zach Fucale from Chicago (AHL) to Fort Wayne (ECHL).
American Hockey League
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Assigned F Trevor Yates to Toledo (ECHL).
SYRACUSE CRUNCH — Recalled G Martin Ouellette from Orlando (ECHL).
ALLEN AMERICANS — Traded D Eric Roy to Wichita for Fs Mitch Maloney and Greg Chase.
ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Signed D Jake Faiella.
FLORIDA EVERBLADES — Claimed F Brian Morgan off waivers from Indy.
GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Released Fs Tommy Mele and Josh Henke.
JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN — Loaned D Kayle Doetzel to Cleveland (AHL).
NEWFOUNDLAND GROWLERS — Claimed D Ilya Nekolenko off waivers from Reading.
ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed G Hayden Stewart.
Major League Soccer
MLS — Named Dr. Margot Putukian chief medical officer, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum associate chief medical officer and John Gallucci assistant to the chief medical officer. Announced former chief medical officer Dr. Lawrence Lemak will become chief medical officer emeritus.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — D Chris Tierney announced his retirement.
NCAA — Granted an immediate eligibility waiver to Vanderbilt men’s basketball F Matthew Moyer.