Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Fired coach Tony Granato, assistant coaches Jacques Cloutier and Dave Barr, goaltending coach Jeff Hackett, assistant to the general manager Michel Goulet and video coordinator P.J. DeLuca. Promoted Greg Sherman from assistant general manager to general manager. Named Craig Billington vice president of hockey operations/assistant general manager, David Oliver director of player development, Eric Lacroix director of hockey operations and Brad Smith director of player personnel.

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VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Renewed their affiliation agreement with Manitoba (AHL).