ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE
ARIZONA RATTLERS - Signed WR Aaron Valentin, WR Sean Creadick and WR Shamar Graves.
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
ANAHEIM DUCKS-Assigned F Jean-Francois Jacques to Syracuse (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Assigned F Drayson Bowman, F Zach Boychuk, F Chris Durno, F Jon Matsumoto, F Jerome Samson, F Brett Sutter, F Chris Terry, D Justin Krueger, D Mathieu Roy, D Bobby Sanguinetti, G Mike Murphy and G Justin Peters to Charlotte (AHL).
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS-Assigned F Rob Klinkhammer to Rockford (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Re-assigned F Justin Azevedo and F Jordan Nolan to Manchester (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILD-Claimed RW Nick Johnson off waivers from Pittsburgh.
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Assigned D Alex Henry to Hamilton (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Assigned G Jeremy Smith to Milwaukee (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS-Reassigned G Mike McKenna to Binghamton (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Signed LW Jason Chimera to a two-year contract.
AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE
NORFOLK ADMIRALS - Signed F Ondrej Palat to an amateur tryout contract and D Trevor Ludwig to a professional tryout contract.
NASCAR - Suspended Joe Denette Motorsports Truck Series team crew member Michael McLaughlin indefinitely for violating its substance abuse policy.
AUBURN-Named Harper Williams men's basketball administrative assistant.
HIGH POINT-Named April Brown academic advisor.
MICHIGAN STATE-Announced senior F Delvon Roe is quitting the basketball team because of knee pain.