Sept. 11 Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:


National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed C Eric Staal to a seven-year contract extension, through 2015-16.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Signed F Yannick Tifu and D Jonathan Paiement.

MANITOBA MOOSE-Named Jay Wells assistant coach.


ELMIRA JACKALS-Agreed to terms with D Chris St. Croix, F Tyler Hirsch, F Steve Yetman and F Josh Aspendlind.

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LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Agreed to terms with G John DeCaro.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Agreed to terms with C Daniel Sisca.

READING ROYALS-Agreed to terms with F Michael Cohen.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Announced the retirement of F Ryan Wade and named him assistant coach.