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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey:

National Hockey League

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Placed D Cory Murphy on waivers.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Reassigned F Ryan Hillier to Hartford (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled D Matt Smaby from Norfolk (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned F Keith Aucoin to Hershey (AHL).

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American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Fired coach Don Granato and assistant coach Jason Christie.

TORONTO MARLIES-Signed F Mike Zigomanis.

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced F Ryan Hillier has been assigned to Hartford (AHL).

IDAHO STEELHEADS-Agreed to terms with D Aaron MacKenzie.