The Bruins recalled Jordan Caron from AHL Providence. They acquired Phialdelphia's second-round pick in 2015 and the ' second-round pick in 2016, as well as the Islanders' conditional third-round pick in 2015, in exchange for defenceman Johnny Boychuk. The Bruins receive the conditional pick the Islanders trade Boychuk to another Eastern Conference team.
The Hurricanes recalled college free agent signing Patrick Brown from AHL Charlotte while sending down Chad LaRose and Zach Boychuk. Andrej Sekera, Jay Harrison, and Ron Hainsey were named alternate captains. The latter two will rotate it until Jordan Staal returns from injury.
The Blackhawks signed Daniel Carcillo to a one-year contract worth $550K. They traded defenceman Nick Leddy and goaltender Kent Simpson to the Islanders for defenceman TJ Brennan, prospect Ville Pokka, and goaltender Anders Nilsson. Brennan was promptly assigned to AHL Rockford.
The Blue Jackets claimed Jack Skille and Adam Cracknell off waivers from the Islanders and Los Angeles, respectively. They signed centre Ryan Johansen to a three-year contract worth $12M. Simon Hjalmarsson, sent to the minors, has opted to return to the Europe, to the KHL.
The Oilers named Taylor Hall and Jordan Eberle alternate captains. Kevin Westgarth was released from his PTO, while Tyler Pitlick, Steven Pinizzotto, Keith Aulie, Anton Lander, and Martin Marincin were assigned to AHL Oklahoma City.
The Panthers signed Shane O'Brien to a one-year contract worth $650K at the NHL level and $125K in the minors. They assigned him to AHL San Antonio. They traded Joey Crabb to the Rangers in exchange for forward Andrew Yogan and defenceman Steven Kampfer. They named Willie Mitchell team captain.
The Wild signed winger Ryan Carter to a one-year contract worth $725K in the NHL and $350K in the minors. They also assigned Cody Almond and Stephane Veilleux to AHL Iowa, also releasing Ilya Bryzgalov from his PTO.
The Predators named James Neal alternate captain. Paul Gaustad will wear an "A" until Mike Fisher returns from injury.
The Rangers acquired Joey Crabb from the Panthers. They named Ryan McDonagh captain. They called up Michael Kostka to fill in for injured Dan Boyle. Matthew Lombardi was placed on unconditional waivers for contract termination.
The Sharks made no major moves this week.
The Lightning made no major moves this week.
The Maple Leafs assigned Korbinian Holzer, Colton Orr, and Frazer McLaren to AHL Toronto, as well as William Nylander to Europe, and later sent Troy Bodie down while claiming Richard Panik off waivers from Tampa Bay.
The Jets acquired Patrick Holland and Peter Budaj from Montreal for Eric Tangradi. They assigned Budaj and Eric O'Dell to AHL St. John's. They also sent Keaton Ellerby down, while releasing Danny Taylor from his PTO.
That's it for now, check back next week for the latest in NHL movements.