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Hockey transactions

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed LW Brad May to a two-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES-Signed F Owen Nolan to a one-year contract.

CAROLINA HURRICANES-Agreed to terms with F Ryan Bayda, D Tim Conboy, D J.D. Forrest and D Wade Brookbank on one-year contracts.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed C Jiri Novotny to a two-year contract.

EDMONTON OILERS-Signed G Mathieu Garon to a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD-Re-signed C Wes Welz to a one-year contract. Signed C Eric Belanger. Signed G Nolan Schaefer to a two-year contract.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Signed G Chris Mason to a two-year contract extension.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed F Dainius Zubrus to a six-year contract. Signed D Karel Rachunek.

OTTAWA SENATORS-Agreed to terms with F Danny Bois and F Jim McKenzie on two-year contracts and D Matt Carkner on a one-year contract. Signed D Brian Lee.


TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Signed D Brad Lukowich to a three-year contract and D Jay Leach and D David Schneider to one-year contracts.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Signed C Byron Ritchie and F Brad Isbister to one-year contracts. Signed G Cory Schneider, F Jason Jaffray and C Greg Classen. Re-signed D Lukas Krajicek and C Brad Moran.

American Hockey League

WILKES-BARRE PENGUINS-Signed G David Brown to an entry level contract.


READING ROYALS-Acquired the rights to F Justin Bourne from Alaska for the rights to D Lee Green.



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