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Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed RW Todd Bertuzzi to a two-year contract.

ATLANTA THRASHERS-Agreed to terms with D Ken Klee.

CALGARY FLAMES-Signed RW Owen Nolan to a one-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Named Tony MacDonald director of amateur scouting.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Signed Dale Tallon, general manager, to a two-year contract extension. Signed C Robert Lang to a two-year contract.

COLORADO AVALANCHE-Signed LW Ryan Smyth to a five-year contract and D Scott Hannan to a four-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Agreed to terms with D Sheldon Brookbank on a one-year contract. Re-signed D Ole-Kristian Tollefsen and C Alexander Svitov to two-year contracts.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Signed C Michal Handzus and D Tom Preissing to four-year contracts, F Kyle Calder to a two-year contract and F Ladislav Nagy to a one-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD-Signed C Steve Kelly to a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed D Roman Hamrlik to a four-year contract and C Bryan Smolinski to a two-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed F Jed Ortmeyer to a two-year contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Re-signed D Jason Strudwick.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Bought out the remaining two years on the contract of C Dave Scatchard.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Agreed to terms with D Ryan Whitney on a six-year contract, and F Petr Sykora and D Darryl Sydor on two-year contracts. Signed G Dany Sabourin. Re-signed D Rob Scuderi.

ST. LOUIS BLUES-Signed LW Paul Kariya to a three-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Signed LW Craig MacDonald and LW Mathieu Darche to one-year contracts.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Re-signed F Bates Battaglia to a two-year contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Re-signed D Lukas Krajicek to a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed C Michael Nylander to a four-year contract and F Viktor Kozlov to a two-year contract.

American Hockey League

WORCESTER SHARKS-Re-signed D Patrick Traverse to a two-year contract.


JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Agreed to terms with RW Dmitri Tarabrin.



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