Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS-Agreed to terms with F Rylan Kaip and D Arturs Kulda.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Agreed to terms with F Harrison Reed on a three-year contract.
COLORADO AVALANCHE-Named Tony Granato coach.
DALLAS STARS-Signed Brett Hull and Les Jackson, co-general managers, through the 2010-11 season.
MINNESOTA WILD – Signed D Maxim Noreau to multi-year contract.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Re-signed D Mike Mottau and D Sheldon Brookbank.
VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Agreed to terms with Alain Vigneault, coach, on a contract extension through the 2009-10 season. Fired Barry Smith and Mike Kelly, assistant coaches.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed D Karl Alzner to a three-year contract. Extended their affiliation agreement with Hershey (AHL) through the 2009-10 season.
American Hockey League
MANITOBA MOOSE-Re-signed RW Mike Keane.