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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Named Paul Goodman strength and conditioning coach.

COLORADO AVALANCHE – Signed Scott Parker to one-year contract.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Signed D Siarhei Kolasau to two-year entry level contract.

EDMONTON OILERS-Named Kelly Buchberger assistant coach.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Acquired RW Brian McGrattan from Ottawa for a 2009 fifth-round draft pick.

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TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Announced the resignation of Bill Barber, director of player personnel. Named Brian Lawton vice president of hockey operations.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Claimed F Kyle Wellwood off waivers from Toronto.

ECHL

READING ROYALS-Terminated the contract of Karl Taylor, coach and director of hockey operations.