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Hockey transactions

Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned F Mike Angelidis, F Nicolas Blanchard, F Stefan Chaput, F Nick Dodge, F Patrick Dwyer, F Bobby Hughes, F Harrison Reed, F Ryan Weston, D Ryan McGinnis, D Benn Olson, and G David Leggio to Albany (AHL).

DALLAS STARS-Assigned D Trevor Ludwig to Manitoba (AHL), F Tyler Shelast to Hamilton (AHL), F John Lammers to Idaho (ECHL), F Lauri Tukonen to Ilves Tampere (Finland), and F Jamie Benn to Kelowna (WHL). Signed D Guillaume Monast to entry-level contract. Released G Joey Perricone, D Nolan Pratt and D Matt Stephenson.

EDMONTON OILERS-Assigned F Stephane Goulet to Springfield (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Assigned F Dwight King to Lethbridge (WHL), D Colten Teubert and G Linden Rowat to Regina (WHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned G Chet Pickard and G Jeremy Smith to their junior clubs. Released F Brandon Buck.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Released F Petr Nedved. Assigned G Matt Zaba, D Mike Busto, D Vladimir Denisov, D Bobby Sanguinetti, D Mike Sauer; F Artem Anisimov, F Joe Barnes, F Dane Byers, F Brodie Dupont, F Ryan Hillier, F Andreas Jamtin, F Greg Moore, F Tom Pyatt, F Justin Soryal, F Dale Weise, and F Tomas Zaborsky to Hartford (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Assigned D Kevin Marshall to Quebec (QMJHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES-Assigned D Michael Stone to Calgary (WHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Agreed to terms with F Tyler Kennedy on a two-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Assigned F Darryl Boyce, F Tim Stapleton, F Brent Aubin, F Stefano Giliati, F Kyle Rogers, F Dan Rudisuela, F Greg Scott, D Scott Langdon, D Phil Oreskovic, D Juha Uotila, G Adam Munro, G Michael Ouzas, and G James Reimer to Toronto (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Assigned RW Juraj Simek and G Karl Goehring to Manitoba (AHL) and D Yann Sauve and D Taylor Ellington to their junior teams.


READING ROYALS-Signed F Justin Bourne.


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