Hockey transactions

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Movements in the world of hockey Friday:

USA -Named John Tortorella coach.

National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Activated C Chad LaRose from injured reserve. Placed RW Patrick Eaves on the injured list.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed D Nick Holden of Chilliwack (WHL).

DALLAS STARS - Signed RW Raymond Sawada to a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD-Signed C Colton Gillies.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Named Chris Parker senior vice president of corporate development.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Returned C Chris Minard to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Signed F Matt Jones.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed C Mathieu Perreault.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS-Returned F Chris Blight to Reading (ECHL).

CHICAGO WOLVES-Signed D Ryan Reid.

HERSHEY BEARS-Assigned D Sasha Pokulok to South Carolina (ECHL). Returned F Lou Dickenson to Gwinnett (ECHL).

LAKE ERIE MONSTERS-Assigned D Wes O'Neil to Johnstown (ECHL).

MANITOBA MOOSE-Returned F Mark Derlago to Bakersfield (ECHL).

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Assigned D Jonathan D'Aversa and RW Kyle Rank to Wheeling (ECHL).

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS-Released D Joe Dustin. Signed F Ryan Salvis.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS-Signed F Shawn Houde.

VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Released F Robin Gomez.

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