MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Agreed to terms with 2B Joe Thurston and OF Jeremy Hermida on minor league contracts.
MIAMI DOLPHINS – Named Dennis Hickey general manager.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Named Randy Jordan running backs coach.
DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned RW Mikael Samuelsson to Grand Rapids (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS – Activated D Alex Petrovic from injured reserve and assigned him to San Antonio (AHL).
AHL – Suspended Grand Rapids D Brennan Evans three games and Grand Rapids LW Triston Grant and Lake Erie RW Guillaume Desbiens one game for their actions during recent games.
ECHL – Suspended Wheeling F Chaz Johnson and Cincinnati D David MacDonald indefinitely, Elmira F Corey Bellamy one game and Florida D Charles Landry and Toledo F Aaron Bogosian and fined them, along with Wheeling coach Clark Donatelli undisclosed amounts for their actions during recent games.
FLORIDA STATE – Announced QB Jacob Coker will transfer to Alabama.