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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Named Todd McLellan as head coach.

International Hockey League

FLINT GENERALS-Named Peter South coach and assistant general manager of business and hockey operations.

U.S.A. Hockey

Named Ron Rolston as head coach for the IIHF 2009 world junior championship.



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