CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed LB Thomas Davis and TE Greg Olsen to a one-day contract for retirement with the club.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Re-signed DE Stephen Weatherly.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed QB Ben Roethlisberger to a one-year contract.
National Hockey League
NHL — Fined Washington F Alex Ovechkin for spearing Boston’s Trent Frederic during a March 3 game.
LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled C Rasmus Kupari from Ontario (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with Ds Braden Schneider on a one-year contract and Mason Geertsen on one-year contract then loaned him to Hartford (AHL). Recalled RW Patrick Newell from Hartford (AHL).
American Hockey League
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled D Jeremy Davis and C Rem Pitlick form the minor league taxi squad.
ONTARIO REIGN — Recalled Ds Daniel Brickley and Markus Phillips from the minor league taxi squad.
TUCSON ROADRUNNERS — Released D Andrew Nielsen from his professional tryout contract.
East Coast Hockey League
UTAH GRIZZLIES — Traded G Evan Buitenhuis to Florida (ECHL).
Major League Soccer
COLORADO RAPIDS — Acquired D Michael Edwards from DC United for General Allocation Money (GAM) and performance compensation and signed him to a two-year contract. Acquired W Dantouma Toure from New York Red Bulls for General Allocation Money (GAM) and performance compensation and signed him to a four-year contract.
LA GALAXY — Acquired D Derrick Williams from DC United in exchange for General Allocation Money (GAM) and signed him to a two-year contract.
MINNESOTA UNITED — Signed F Patrick Weah to a four-year contract.
NEW YORK CITY FC — Signed MF James Sands to a five-year contract extension.
PHILADELPHIA UNION — Announced the retirement of D Ray Gaaddis.