National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS-Assigned LW Jeff Hoggan, RW Peter Kalus and C Nate Thompson to Providence (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES-Signed C Bobby Hughes to a three-year contract.
MONTREAL CANADIENS-Signed G Carey Price to a three-year contract. Assigned F Maxim Lapierre and F Andrei Kostitsyn to Hamilton (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS-Recalled F Patrick Leahy from the Milwaukee (AHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES-Announced the resignation of Barry Smith, associate coach, to become coach and director of hockey operations for SKA St. Petersburg (Russian Elite).