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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Agreed to terms with G Kari Lehtonen.

BUFFALO SABRES-Agreed to terms with F Daniel Paille on a multiyear contract. Announced F Clarke MacArthur and F Mark Mancari accepted their qualifying offers.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Re-signed F Alexandre Picard and D Marc Methot. Signed F Steve Kelly to a one-year contract.

EDMONTON OILERS-Signed F Shawn Horcoff to a six-year contract extension.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Named Terry Murray coach. Re-signed F Gabe Gauthier to a two-year contract and G Erik Ersberg, F Matt Moulson and D Joe Piskula to one-year contracts.

MINNESOTA WILD-Signed LW Peter Olvecky and D Clayton Stoner to one-year contracts.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed RW Mike Glumac and D Shawn Belle to one-year contracts and D Ryan O'Byrne to a three-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed D Kevin Klein to a two-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Agreed to terms with F Sean Bergenheim and F Jeff Tambellini on two-year contracts. Announced C Jeremy Colliton and C Ben Walter accepted their qualifying offers.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Agreed to terms with F Nigel Dawes.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Signed LW Jeff Hoggan and D Ryan Lannon to one-year contracts.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Signed F Brad Winchester. Re-signed D Jeff Woywitka to a one-year contract.

ECHL

ECHL-Named Rod Pasma senior vice president of hockey operations.

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