2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Re-signed DB Joe King.
NHL -- Awarded the rights to C Bob Sweeney to the Buffalo Sabres through a waiver claim. The Calgary Flames, who had the same record last year as the Sabres, also had claimed Sweeney from the Boston Bruins, for whom he had six goals and 14 assists.
Hartford Whalers -- Signed C Robert Petrovicky, the club's first-round choice, to a four-year deal. Traded LW Michel Picard to the San Jose Sharks for future considerations. Picard scored an AHL-leading 56 goals two seasons ago.
Los Angeles Kings -- Signed RW Phil Crowe and assigned him to