Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Monday:

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Signed general manager Peter Chiarelli to a contract extension.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Agreed to terms with coach Paul Maurice on a multiyear contract. Announced Ron Francis will return as associate head coach and take on the title of director of player personnel.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Announced president and CEO Roy Mlakar will leave effective June 30. Promoted chief operating officer Cyril Leeder to president. Named Erin Crowe executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Announced general manager Bryan Murray will add executive vice-president to his duties.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Announced the retirement of D Derian Hatcher and named him player development coach.

American Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES-Signed F Patrick Galivan.


READING ROYALS-Acquired the rights to F Kyle Rank and D Joey Ryan from Cincinnati to complete an earlier trade. Sent F Erik Felde to Johnstown to complete an earlier trade.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Acquired F Andy Brandt from Gwinnett to complete an earlier trade.


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