Hockey transactions

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National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned RW Petr Tenkrat to Providence of the AHL.

BUFFALO SABRES-Signed G Adam Dennis to a three-year contract and assigned him to Rochester of the AHL.

DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned D Jonathan Ericsson and C Valterri Filpula to Grand Rapids of the AHL.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned D Alex Henry to Milwaukee of the AHL.

PHOENIX COYOTES-Recalled RW Enver Lisin from San Antonio of the AHL.

SAN JOSE SHARKS-Assigned D Doug Murray to Worcester of the AHL.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS-Named Chris Zimmerman president and CEO.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS-Added F Jeff Tambellini to the roster.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS-Assigned G Cedrick Desjardins to Cincinnati of the ECHL and D Scott Crawford to Reading of the ECHL.

HARTFORD WOLFPACK-Assigned F Mike Gabinet and LW Francis Wathier to Idaho of the ECHL.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS-Assigned G Yutaka Fukufuji to Reading of the ECHL.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS-Released D Nathan Lutz.

PROVIDENCE BRUINS-Released D Ryan Gaucher. Assigned F Chris Collins, F Mark Tobin and F T.J. Trevelyan to Long Beach of the ECHL and F Ned Havern to Wheeling of the ECHL.

Central Hockey League

TULSA OILERS-Signed LW Francis Walker. ECHL

IDAHO STEELHEADS-Released F Anthony Adams, F Lennon Erikkson and F Mark O'Leary.

United Hockey League

MUSKEGON FURY-Signed LW Mike Watt.

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