BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Kristen Hudak director of public relations.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with 3B Chase Headley on a four-year contract.
NEW YORK METS — Designated RHP Gonzalez Germen for assignment. Agreed to terms with OF John Mayberry Jr. on a one-year contract.
MIAMI HEAT — Recalled G Shabazz Napier and C Hassan Whiteside from Sioux Falls (NBADL).
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS — Signed F/C Furkan Aldemir.
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released LB Kion Wilson from the practice squad. Signed QB Jeff Mathews to the practice squad.
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Placed F Andrej Nestrasil on injured reserve. Recalled F Justin Shugg from Charlotte (AHL).
EDMONTON OILERS — Fired coach Dallas Eakins. Announced general manager Craig MacTavish will coach the team for the remainder of the season.
MINNESOTA WILD — Placed D Keith Ballard and F Ryan Carter on injured reserve. Recalled F Brett Sutter from Iowa (AHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled F Tim Sestito from Albany (AHL).
CHICAGO WOLVES — Signed D Matthew Register to a professional tryout agreement. Recalled F Nathan Longpre from Kalamazoo (ECHL).
OKLAHOMA CITY BARONS — Recalled D C.J. Ludwig from Bakersfield (ECHL).
UTICA COMETS — Assigned F Mitch Holmberg to Elmira (ECHL).
ELMIRA JACKALS — Sent F Kellan Tochkin to Rapid City to complete an earlier trade.
EDMONTON RUSH — Announced general manager and coach Derek Keenan is taking a leave of absence.
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Announced sporting director Andy Roxburgh will not return next season.
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