ATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed D Garnet Exelby to multiyear contract.
BOSTON BRUINS-Acquired LW Peter Schaefer from Ottawa for RW Shean Donovan.
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Acquired C Matt Cullen from the New York Rangers for D Andrew Hutchinson, F Joe Barnes and a 2008 third-round draft.
COLORADO AVALANCHE-Re-signed F Mark Rycroft to a one-year contract. Signed D Jeff Jillson and D Dale Purinton to one-year contracts.
DETROIT RED WINGS-Signed F Matt Ellis, D Brad Ference and G Adam Berkhoel.
EDMONTON OILERS-Agreed to terms with F Colin McDonald on two-year contract and with F Ryan Flinn and D T.J. Kemp on one-year contracts.
LOS ANGELES KINGS-Agreed to terms with D Thomas Hickey on three-year contract.
MINNESOTA WILD-Re-signed D Kurtis Foster to a one-year contract.
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Re-signed D Josh Gorges, D Jean-Philippe Cote, D Andrew Archer, G Yann Danis, F Duncan Milroy and F Corey Locke.
OTTAWA SENATORS-Signed D Matt Kinch to a one-year contract.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Named Tom Fitzgerald director of player development and Jason Botterill director of hockey administration.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Named Rob Kennedy assistant equipment manager. Named Claude Loiselle general manager, Pete Henderson equipment manager and Rodney Bogart medical trainer for Norfolk (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Re-signed D Steve Eminger and C Brian Sutherby. Signed C Jason Morgan.
CHICAGO WOLVES-Signed C Andre Deveaux.
MANITOBA MOOSE-Re-signed F Alex Bolduc, D Maxime Fortunus and D Matt Kelly. Signed D Dylan Yeo.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS-Re-signed RW Dennis Bonvie to one-year contract.
READING ROYALS-Signed D Rob LaLonde.
LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS-Acquired RW Brandon Kaleniecki from Gwinnett for financial considerations.