Thursday’s Sports Transactions
SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP John Straka.
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CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed S Eric Reid to a one-year contract.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Released WR Rishard Matthews.
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BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned G Scott Wedgewood; D Will Borgen and Taylor Fedun; and Fs Rasmus Asplund and Victor Olofsson to Rochester (AHL).
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Signed D Michal Cajkovsky to a one-year, two-way contract.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with D Brandon Davidson on a one-year contract.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Signed F Mark Letestu to a one-year, two-way contract and assigned him to Cleveland (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Assigned D John Nyberg to Texas (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned C Axel Holmstrom and LW Chris Terry to Grand Rapids (AHL). Assigned G Kaden Fulcher to Toledo (ECHL). Released Fs Colin Campbell, Carter Camper, Turner Elson, Matthew Ford, Dominik Shine and Trevor Yates; and D Marcus Crawford, Trevor Hamilton and Mackenze Stewart from their tryout contracts.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned Fs Boko Imama, Drake Rymsha and Sheldon Rempal to Ontario (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned Fs Gabriel Fontaine, Tim Gettinger and Ryan Gropp; and D John Gilmour to Hartford (AHL). Released RW Bobby Butler from his professional tryout agreement and F Drew Melanson from his amateur tryout agreement.
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MLS — Fined Montreal M Ignacio Piatti an undisclosed amount for simulation/embellishment in a Sept. 22 match against New York City FC. Fined Chicago M-D Raheem Edwards an undisclosed amount for his role in instigating and escalating a mass confrontation incident in a Sept. 22 match against New England.
NTRA — Announced Bill Thomason was elected Chair of the NTRA Board of Directors.
EAST CAROLINA — Signed baseball coach Cliff Godwin to a one-year contract extension through the 2023 season.
ST. JOHN’S — Named Mike Cragg director of athletics.
STOCKTON — Named Richard Ziegler women’s assistant basketball coach.