Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

MINNESOTA WILD-Assigned RW Matt Foy and C Wyatt Smith to Houston of the AHL.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Recalled RW Barry Talackson from Lowell of the AHL. Assigned D Alex Brooks to Lowell.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Announced the resignation of Bobby Clarke, general manager. Fired Ken Hitchcock, coach. Promoted John Stevens from assistant coach to head coach. Named Paul Holmgren interim general manager.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS-Assigned D Jay Rosenhill to Johnstown of the ECHL.

ECHL

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS-Traded D Andrew Winnik to Long Beach for future considerations. Added G Kevin Reiter to the roster.

Central Hockey League

LUBBOCK COTTON KINGS-Signed LW Jaydyn Murray.

WICHITA THUNDER-Signed C Jeremy Koning. Placed LW Jonathan Poirier on waivers.

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