Boston Bruins -- LW Charlie Simmer out eight weeks, ligament surgery on right knee. New York Islanders -- Sent LW Dale Henry and LW Glenn Johannesen to AHL Springfield. Sent LW Greg Gilbert (knee surgery) to Springfield for conditioning.New York Rangers -- D Barry Beck will be out two weeks because of muscle bruise and spasms in his left shoulder. Pittsburgh Penguins -- Sent D Joe McDonnell to AHL Baltimore. Punch Imlach, former coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres, was in satisfactory condition in a Las Vegas hospital after reportedly collapsing this weekend at a casino. BASKETBALL

NBA -- Named New Jersey Nets F Buck Williams player of the week; he averaged 23.3 points and 14 rebounds per game. Portland Trail Blazers -- Waived former Maryland F Ben Coleman. FOOTBALL

Seattle Seahawks -- Placed FB Dan Doornink on injured reserve; re-signed FB Andre Hardy. BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs -- Signed RHP Scott Sanderson (5-6, 3.12 ERA) to three-year contract. Toronto Blue Jays -- DH Cliff Johnson (.260, 13 HR) was the only player to file a demand to be traded with the Major League Baseball Players Association before the deadline. Cincinnati Reds -- Obtained LPH Colin Ward from the San Francisco Giants for LHP Bob Buchanan, assigned Ward to AAA Denver. Toronto Blue Jays -- Assigned OF-1B Rick Leach, OF Kash Beauchamp to AAA Syracuse. Chicago White Sox -- Added four players to 40-man roster -- IF Russ Morman, IF Dave Cochrane and P Joel McKeon from AAA Buffalo; IF Mike Soper from A Glens Falls. HORSE RACING

Bill Hartack, 52, a Hall of Fame jockey, has been hired as a state steward at Tampa Bay Downs, where he was an apprentice jockey 33 years ago. He has been a patrol judge at several California tracks for the past four years. OBITUARY

Dave Cichoke, a sophomore linebacker at Santa Clara (Calif.) University, was found dead of a brain hemorrhage in his room Monday. He came out of Saturday's game with Cal State-Northridge complaining of dizziness, but was evaluated at a hospital and released. COLLEGES

Georgetown -- FB Greg Mazur (133 yards rushing, two touchdowns) was named to ECAC South honor roll for his performance in 31-28 victory over St. John's. Ohio State -- TB Keith Byars, still recovering from a broken foot, probably will sit out Saturday's game with Wisconsin. Wyoming -- Announced Al Kincaid (28-28 overall, 2-7 this season) will be replaced as football coach at the end of the season. Television -- This Saturday, CBS will televise Maryland-Clemson and Iowa-Purdue; next Saturday, Ohio State at Michigan.