Blue Jays: Extended affiliation with Single-A Hagerstown one year.
Cubs: Extended GM Ed Lynch's contract one year through 1998.
Mets: Purchased contract of P Cory Lidle from Double-A Binghamton. Transferred P Bill Pulsipher from 15- to 60-day DL.
Phillies: Extended affiliation with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre one year.
76ers: Signed F Mark Hendrickson, first of three second-round picks in draft.
Navy: Named Troy Sunderland assistant wrestling coach.
Bears: Signed RB Brandon Bennett to practice squad.
Jaguars: Re-signed CB Rashid Gayle. Claimed CB Ricky Bell off waivers from Steelers. Waived LB Brant Boyer.
Rams: Signed OL John Earle, LB Ed Stewart and WR A.C. Tellison to practice squad.
Canucks: Assigned C Lonny Bohonos, RW Brian Loney, D Chris McAllister and C Rod Stevens to AHL Syracuse.
Capitals: Assigned G Robb Stauber to AHL Portland.
Flyers: Assigned F Frank Bialowas, F Brett Briuninks, F Bruce Coles, F Craig Darby, F Colin Forbes, F Paul Healey, F Tony Horacek, F Patrik Juhlin, F Steven King, F Shawn McCosh, F Clayton Norris, F Andre Payette, F Vaclav Prospal, F Ryan Sittler, F Peter White, D Vladislav Boulin, D Brian Curran, D Jeff Lank, D Dave MacIssac, D Darren Rumble, D Jeff Staples, D John Stevens, G Les Kuntar, G Neil Little and G Dominic Roussel to AHL Philadelphia.
Islanders: Assigned C Chris Taylor and RW Audrey Vasilyev to IHL Utah.
Kings: Assigned C Roman Vopat, C Brent Grieve, C Jason Morgan and D Sean O'Donnell to IHL Phoenix.
Mighty Ducks: Assigned D Oleg Mikulchik and G Mike O'Neill to IHL Long Beach. Assigned LW Igor Nikulin to IHL Fort Wayne.
Panthers: Returned C-RW Oleg Kvasha to Central Red Army of Russian Elite League.
Whalers: Returned G Jean-Sebastien Giguere to OHL Halifax. Assigned G Manny Legace, D Steve Halko, D Jason McBain, RW Dan Kesa and C Steve Martins to AHL Springfield. Released C Todd Harkins.
Heat (NPSL): Signed MF-F Carlos Rocha for one year.
Kixx (NPSL): Named Woody Hartman assistant coach.
Pub Date: 9/26/96