Skip to main content

Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed G Jonas Hiller and C Andrew Ebbett to two-year contract extensions.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed G Michael Leighton to a two-year contract.

DALLAS STARS-Announced the retirement of D Mattias Norstrom.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Agreed to terms with Mike Babcock, coach, on a three-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD-Re-signed D Erik Reitz to a one-year contract.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Exercised their options on F Thomas Beauregard and F David Desharnais.

QUAD CITY FLAMES-Named Michael Weindruch director of corporate sales.

TOP HEADLINES

Logan Stankoven and Kent Johnson
Play

Canada Advances to World Junior Final With Win Over Czechia

Canada is off to the final of the World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton after beating Czechia 5-2 in the semifinal.

Phil Kessel

NHL Free Agency: Top Three Landing Spots for Phil Kessel

Phil Kessel is now the top forward available on the NHL's free agent market. Here's a look at three potential landing spots for the winger.

USATSI_18220109

NHL Hot Seat Radar: Minnesota Wild

Perhaps the Wild catch lightning in a bottle and can go on a deep playoff run, but GM Bill Guerin and Co. will have their work cut out for them this year.