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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES-Signed F Jason Pominville to a five-year contract extension.

CALGARY FLAMES-Announced the resignation of Wayne Fleming, Quad City (AHL) assistant coach, to become the coach of Omsk (Russian Continental Hockey League).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Signed G Jean-Sebastien Aubin to a one-year contract.


READING ROYALS-Agreed to terms with C Shawn Snider.

UTAH GRIZZLIES-Signed F Matt Craig.


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