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National Hockey League

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Re-signed Marshall Johnston, director of professional scouting; Claude Larose and Ron Smith, professional scouts; and Martin Madden, amateur scout, to multi-year contracts.

MINNESOTA WILD-Agreed to terms with G Niklas Backstrom on a multi-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Announced a one-year affiliation agreement with Mississippi (ECHL) for the 2007-08 season.

United Hockey League

FORT WAYNE KOMETS-Named Al Sims coach and director of player personnel.

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