Movements in the world of hockey Tuesday:
National Hockey League
BUFFALO SABRES-Signed D Dennis Persson to a three-year contract.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Announced the retirement of RW Sami Kapanen.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS-Assigned D Alex Goligoski to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Fired John Tortorella, coach.
Major League Lacrosse
DENVER OUTLAWS-Claimed D Brendan Shook from the player pool.
WASHINGTON BAYHAWKS-Claimed M Thomas Zichelli from the player pool. Waived D Nate Bauers.