Aug. 20 Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:

National Hockey League

DETROIT RED WINGS-Signed RW Aaron Downey to a one-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Promoted Chris Dey to president.

American Hockey League

SYRACUSE CRUNCH-Named Karen Simbari event and sponsorship services manager and Matt Tabone account executive.

ECHL

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Signed D Mike Desdill.

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