Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS-Recalled RW Junior Lessard from Iowa of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Recalled D David Liffiton from Hartford of the AHL.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Agreed to terms with Paul Holmgren, general manager, on a two-year contract extension through the 2008-09 season.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Assigned G Frederic Cassivi to Hershey of the AHL.

American Hockey League

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CHICAGO WOLVES-Announced the Atlanta Thrashers recalled C Derek MacKenzie.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Recalled G Chris Holt from Charlotte of the ECHL. Loaned G Alex Westlund to Charlotte.


FLORIDA EVERBLADES-Announced Albany of the AHL recalled F Brad Parsons and G Justin Peters. Signed G Josh Johnson.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced the Phoenix Coyotes reassigned C Daniel Winnik to San Antonio of the AHL.