=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, March 2, 2015 ===
=== BASKETBALL ===
Atlanta Hawks - Recalled forward/center Mike Muscala from Fort Wayne (NBADL).
Philadelphia 76ers - Waived center JaVale McGee.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Baltimore Ravens - Released cornerback Victor Hampton.
Dallas Cowboys - Placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on wide receiver Dez
Denver Broncos - Placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on wide receiver
Detroit Lions - Re-signed quarterback Dan Orlovsky and defensive end Darryl
Tapp to one-year deals.
Kansas City Chiefs - Placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on outside
linebacker Justin Houston.
Miami Dolphins - Released cornerback Cortland Finnegan; placed the transition
tag on tight end Charles Clay.
New England Patriots - Placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on kicker
New York Giants - Placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end
Jason-Pierre Paul; released center J.D. Walton.
Philadelphia Eagles - Signed linebacker Brad Jones to a two-year contract.
Pittsburgh Penguins - Released wide receiver Lance Moore.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Acquired defenseman Korbinian Holzer from the Toronto Maple
Leafs for defenseman Eric Brewer and a 2016 fifth-round draft pick.
Arizona Coyotes - Claimed forward Tye McGinn off waivers from the San Jose
Sharks; claimed forward Craig Cunningham off waivers from the Boston Bruins;
assigned forward Lucas Lessio to Portland (AHL).
Boston Bruins - Acquired forward Brett Connolly from the Tampa Bay Lightning
in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and a second-
round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft; acquired forwards Max Talbot and Paul
Carey from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for forward Jordan Caron and a
2016 sixth-round draft pick; acquired forward Zack Phillips from the Minnesota
Wild in exchange for forward Jared Knight.
Buffalo Sabres - Acquired goaltender Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in
the 2016 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for goaltender Michal Neuvirth.
Calgary Flames - Acquired a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft in
exchange for forward Sven Baertschi; recalled center Drew Shore from
Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled defenseman Rasmus Rissanen from Charlotte
Chicago Blackhawks - Acquired forward Andrew Desjardins from the San Jose
Sharks in exchange for forward Ben Smith and a conditional seventh-round pick
in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Colorado Avalanche - Acquired defenseman Mat Clark from the Anaheim Ducks in
exchange for forward Michael Sgarbossa.
Columbus Blue Jackets - Agreed to terms with forward Cam Atkinson on a three-
year contract extension; acquired forwards Rene Bourque and William Karlsson
and a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for defenseman
James Wisniewski and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Dallas Stars - Recalled defenseman Patrik Nemeth and forwards Curtis McKenzie
and Brett Ritchie from Texas (AHL).
Detroit Red Wings - Acquired defenseman Marek Zidlicky from the New Jersey
Devils in exchange for a conditional third-round pick in the 2016 NHL Entry
Minnesota Wild - Acquired defenseman Jordan Leopold from the Columbus Blue
Jackets in exchange for defenseman Justin Falk and a fifth-round pick in the
2015 NHL Entry Draft; acquired forward Chris Stewart from the Buffalo Sabres
in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Montreal Canadiens - Acquired defenseman Jeff Petry from the Edmonton Oilers
in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and a
conditional fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft; acquired forward
Brian Flynn from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the
2016 NHL Entry Draft; acquired forward Torrey Mitchell from the Buffalo Sabres
in exchange for forward Jack Nevins and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL
Entry Draft; assigned defenseman Greg Pateryn and forward Michael Bournival to
New York Islanders - Acquired forward Tyler Kennedy from the San Jose Sharks
in exchange for a conditional draft pick in the 2015 or 2016 NHL Entry Draft;
acquired defenseman Mark Louis from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for
goaltender David Leggio.
New York Rangers - Agreed to terms on a contract extension with forward Mats
Philadelphia Flyers - Loaned goaltender Anthony Stolarz to Lehigh Valley
(AHL); signed forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare to a multi-year contract
Pittsburgh Penguins - Acquired defenseman Ian Cole from the St. Louis Blues in
exchange for defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and a seventh-round pick in the 2016
NHL Entry Draft; acquired defenseman Ben Lovejoy from the Anaheim Ducks in
exchange for defenseman Simon Despres.
San Jose Sharks - Acquired defenseman Karl Stollery from the Colorado
Avalanche in exchange for forward Freddie Hamilton; recalled forward Chris
Tierney from Worcester (AHL).
St. Louis Blues - Acquired defenseman Zbynek Michalek and a conditional third-
round pick in 2015 in exchange for forward Maxim Letunov; acquired forward
Olli Jokinen from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for forward Joakim
Lindstrom and a conditional sixth-round pick in 2016.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia
Flyers in exchange defenseman Radko Gudas, a first-round pick in the 2015 NHL
Entry Draft and a third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft; assigned
defenseman Luke Witkowski to Syracuse (AHL).
Vancouver Canucks - Acquired forward Cory Conacher from the New York Islanders
in exchange for forward Dustin Jeffrey.
Washington Capitals - Assigned center Andre Burakovsky to Hershey (AHL).