National Hockey League
DALLAS STARS-Signed D Vadim Khomitski to a one-year contract.
PHOENIX COYOTES-Re-signed D Keith Ballard to a two-year contract.
American Hockey League
HOUSTON AEROS-Announced the resignation of Ryan Stanzel, vice president of communications/administration to become media realtions and team sevices coordinator for Minnesota (NHL).
PEORIA RIVERMEN-Named Lisa Broadhurst director of game operations and community relations and Andrea Gschwend, Katie Kerr and Travis Roper ticket and group sales executives.
READING ROYALS-Signed D Kevin Schaeffer.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS-Named Jeff Harris director of media and community relations and Mike Hildenbrand equipment manager.
Central Hockey League
YOUNGSTOWN STEELHOUNDS-Signed F Adam Smyth.