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Hockey transactions - Aug. 5

Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES-D Teppo Numminen announced his retirement.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Announced an affiliation agreement with Toledo (ECHL).

MINNESOTA WILD-Named P.J. DeLuca video coordinator and Chris Pietrzak-Wegner strength and conditioning coach.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed F Brendan Shanahan to a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Named Tony Granato assistant coach.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Re-signed RW Jannik Hansen to a one-year contract.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Named Daniel Lacroix and Martin Raymond assistant coaches.

HERSHEY BEARS-Signed LW Alexandre Giroux.


KALAMAZOO WINGS-Announced they have reached an affiliation agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers and San Jose Sharks.

READING ROYALS-Signed G Beau Erickson.

International Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS-Agreed to terms with C Rick Varone.

QUAD CITY MALLARDS-Named Shawn Hackman executive vice president and general manager.



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