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MIAMI HEAT – Re-signed F Jarvis Varnado to a second 10-day contract. Signed F-C Chris Andersen to a 10-day contract. Recalled C Dexter Pittman from Sioux Falls (NBADL).

PHOENIX SUNS – Named player development director Lindsey Hunter interim coach.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Signed F Joffrey Lupul to a five-year contract extension.



BOSTON BRUINS – Assigned D David Warsofsky to Providence (AHL). Recalled D Aaron Johnson from a conditioning assignment at Providence.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled G Thomas McCollum from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed F Jan Mursak on injured reserve.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Signed LW Joffrey Lupul to a five-year contract extension through the 2017-18 season.



CHICAGO FIRE – Announced the retirement of M Pavel Pardo.

PHILADELPHIA UNION – Signed F Aaron Wheeler and D Damani Richards.


OREGON – Promoted offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich to football coach.