Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed F Matt Marquardt.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Announced C Blake Wheeler has rejected a contract offer, making him a free agent.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Named Paul Giordano director of brand marketing, Aaron Gogishvili director of the Bulldogs Foundation and Andrew Staios digital media coordinator.

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TORONTO MARLIES-Signed G Michael Ouzas.

International Hockey League

KALAMAZOO WINGS-Named Nick Bootland director of hockey operations/coach.

United Hockey League

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Named Michael Peterson director of marketing and promotions.