Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Named Bill O’Flaherty director of pro scouting.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Signed RW Connor James to a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Signed F Jean-Guy Trudel.

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ECHL-Announced the Board of Governors extended the contract of Brian McKenna, commissioner, through the 2010-11 season.