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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed F Nik Antropov to a multiyear contract.

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed D Johnny Boychuk to a one-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES-Signed C Garth Murray and F Riley Armstrong.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Re-signed F Chad LaRose to a two-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed C John Madden to a one-year contract.

DALLAS STARS-Signed D Karlis Skrastins to a two-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS-Signed D Jordan Leopold to a one-year contract and D Clay Wilson to a two-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Sidned D Rob Scuderi to a four-year contract, re-signed F Kevin Westgarth to a three-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed F Mike Glumac, F Mathieu Darche, D Alex Henry to one-year contracts.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Agreed to terms with F Ilkka Pikkarainen.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Signed G Scott Munroe, LW Jeremy Reich and D Brett Westgarth to one-year contracts.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Signed G Jason LaBarbera and C Vern Fiddler to two-year contracts and D Adrian Aucoin and LW Stefan Meyer to one-year contracts.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Signed F Mikhail Grabovski to a three-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Signed D Nolan Baumgartner, D Lawrence Nycholat, and RW Matt Pope.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Announced F Patrick Dwyer and F Michael Ryan have agreed to terms with the Carolina Hurricanes.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Signed F Eric Neilson and D Chad Anderson to one year contracts.


CHARLOTTE CHECKERS-Extended qualifying offers to F Michel Leveille, RW Matt Ford, G Jeff Jakaitis, C Mitch Carefoot, D Jared Nightingale, C Peter Tsimikalis, D Kevin Schaeffer and F Marty Guerin.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Extended qualifying offers to F Andy Brandt, F Darryl Lloyd, F Chris St. Jacques, F Adam Taylor, D Gary Gladue, D Matt Kelly and D Tim Wedderburn.

International Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS-Signed F P.C. Drouin, D Kevin Bertram, D Matt Woodard and F Vince Laise.

PORT HURON ICEHAWKS-Signed D Kevin Hansen to a two-year contract.



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