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Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned F Petr Kalus to Providence of the AHL.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Assigned LW Alexandre Picard to Syracuse of the AHL.

LOS ANGELES KINGS-Named Jeff Solomon director of hockey operations and legal affairs.

MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Patrick Traverse to Hamilton of the AHL.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed F Dan LaCouture. Assigned GK Frank Doyle and D Tomas Harrant to Lowell of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned G Stephen Valiquette to Hartford of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Claimed G Dany Sabourin off waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Signed G Dieter Kochan, RW Sean McMorrow and D Jon Insana. Reassigned F Chad Painchaud to Gwinnett of the ECHL. Designated F Adam Smyth for reassignment. Released RW Chaz Johnson, D Justin Kurtz and D Brian Lee.

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS-Signed RW Scott Barney and D Jason Beckett.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Signed D Danny Groulx.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK-Signed D Dale Purinton, D Ryan Constant, F Francis Lessard and F Mark Lee.


ECHL-Named Mike Lappan coordinator of hockey operations.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Announced F Chris Neiszner, F Adam Cracknell and F Aki Seitsonen have been assigned to the team by the Calgary Flames.

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Announced F Lance Monych has been assigned from the Phoenix Coyotes and D Alexandre Rouleau has been assigned from San Antonio of the AHL.

READING ROYALS-Announced F James Hiebert has been assigned from Manchester of the AHL. Announced Manchester released D Shawn Thompson.

STOCKTON THUNDER-Signed D Frank Rediker, RW John DiPace and G J.F. Perras.

TOLEDO STORM-Agreed to terms with D Jason Maleyko for the 2006-07 season.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Agreed to terms with RW Louis-Philippe Martin.



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