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National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed G Jean-Sebastien Giguere to a four-year contract.

BOSTON BRUINS-Named Claude Julien coach.

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Signed RW Nathan Horton to a six-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Issued qualifying offers to F Vern Fiddler, F Darcy Hordichuk, D Greg Zanon, F Matt Ellison, F Alex Henry, F Ville Koistinen, G Pekka Rinne and D Kevin Klein.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Re-signed D Shane O’Brien to a two-year contract.

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TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Re-signed D Carlo Colaiacovo to a three-year contract.

Central Hockey League

YOUNGSTOWN STEELHOUNDS-Traded F Jeff Christian to Tulsa for F Mike Wiggins, F Bryan Lachapelle, D Kurtis Dulle and D Terry Virtue.

ECHL

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Agreed to terms with RW Wes Goldie and C Ash Goldie.

International Hockey League

KALAMAZOO WINGS-Signed F Nick Bootland and F Tyler Willis.