Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed F Drayson Bowman to a three-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed an affiliation agreement with Fresno (ECHL). Named Jordan Horst media relations assistant.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Re-signed G Pascal Leclaire to a three-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Signed F Valtteri Filppula to a five-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD-Bought out the remaining three years of their contract with F Mark Parrish, making him a free agent.

American Hockey League

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CHICAGO WOLVES-Named Don Granato coach.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed F David Skokan.

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Named Jordan Kelsey director of ticket operations.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE-Named John Krouse equipment manager.


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Announced Jeff Longo, team president, accepted the position of vice president of marketing/community development with the New Jersey Devils.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Signed F Jereme Tendler.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Re-signed C Jacob Dietrich.

International Hockey League

KALAMAZOO WINGS-Signed G Jason Tapp and D Kevin Wilson.