Mt. Vernon Register-News


April 26, 2013

Sports briefs


ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled G Frederik Andersen and Fs Patrick Maroon and Devante Smith-Pelly from Norfolk (AHL). Reassigned G Igor Bobkov to Norfolk.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned C Riley Nash and F Tim Wallace to Charlotte (AHL) and recalled Wallace and RW Jared Staal from Charlotte.

MINNESOTA WILD — Reassigned F Stephane Veilleux to Houston (AHL).

NASHVILE PREDATORS — Signed LW Miikka Salomaki to a three-year, entry-level contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Recalled G Joe Cannata from Chicago (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed Fs Eric Fehr and Aaron Volpatti to two-year contracts.

American Hockey League

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Reassigned G Brian Foster to Cincinnati (ECHL).


NASCAR — Docked Sprint Cup driver Matt Kenseth 50 driver points and three bonus points; suspended crew chief Jason Ratcliff six races, fined him $200,000 and placed him on probation until the end of the year; and suspended the owner’s license of Joe Gibbs six races and docked him 50 car owner points for failing a post-race inspection after Sunday’s race. Docked Craftsman Trucks Series driver Johnny Sauter 25 points and suspended crew chief Joe Shear four races and fined him $10,000 for an illegal fuel cell used during Saturday’s race.


ASA/USA SOFTBALL — Named Craig Cress executive director, effective Nov. 15.


NCAA — Announced the resignation of associate director of enforcement Marcus Wilson to become associate athletic director for compliance at Maryland.

ECAC — Named Ben Rosenfeld director of sport administration/championships, Katie Hartman Boldvich coordinator of sport administration/leagues and affiliates and Joyce Lambert administrative assistant to the commissioner.

FLORIDA — Announced football G Jessamens Dunker will transfer.

LIMESTONE — Named Ted Soenksen offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator.

PENN STATE — Announced QB Steven Bench will transfer.

SOUTHERN CAL — Announced C Dewayne Dedmon will enter the NBA draft.

UTEP — Named Scott Stoker defensive coordinator.

WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER — Named Alan Hensell wide receivers coach.

WOFFORD — Named Dustin Kerns men’s assistant basketball coach.

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