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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 11/8/14-11/14/14

It's been another week of transactions in the NHL, so it's time for another weekly update. All salary information from

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The Ducks reassigned defenceman Shea Theodore to his junior team and recalled defenceman Mat Clark from AHL Norfolk. They also assigned winger Kyle Palmieri to AHL Norfolk for conditioning.


The Coyotes placed defenceman David Schlemko on waivers.


The Bruins recalled forward Alexander Khokhlachev from AHL Providence on an emergency basis, reassigning him the next day.


The Sabres reassigned winger Johan Larsson to AHL Rochester.


The Flames recalled centre Max Reinhart from AHL Adirondack.


The Hurricanes recalled defenceman Michal Jordan from AHL Charlotte, reassigning him the next day.


The Blackhawks made no moves this week.


The Avalanche reassigned winger Tomas Vincour to AHL Lake Erie.


The Blue Jackets recalled forward Dana Tyrell from AHL Springfield and reassigned forward Marko Dano. They also reassigned goaltender Anton Forsberg to AHL Springfield following his emergency recall.


The Stars recalled forward Curtis McKenzie and defenceman John Klingberg from AHL Texas. They acquired winger Travis Moen from Montreal in exchange for Sergei Gonchar


The Red Wings recalled goaltender Tom McCollum from AHL Grand Rapids while reassigning goaltender Petr Mrazek. They reassigned forward Anthony Mantha after he was taken off injured reserve. They swapped Mrazek and McCollum again yesterday.


The Oilers recalled winger Luke Gazdic from AHL Oklahoma City.


The Panthers reassigned forward Rocco Grimaldi to AHL San Antonio.

Los Angeles

The Kings signed defenceman Jamie McBain to a one-year contract worth $550K at the NHL level and $100K in the minors. It's a depth move for while Slava Voynov remains suspended, though McBain did have a 30-point season a few years back.


The Wild recalled defenceman Stu Bickel and forward Jordan Schroeder from AHL Iowa, reassigning defenceman Jonathon Blum and winger Stephane Veilleux. They recalled defenceman Justin Falk and reassigned defenceman Christian Folin.


The Canadiens recalled winger Drayson Bowman from AHL Hamilton. They reassigned him the next day while recalling defenceman Jarred Tinordi. They reassigned winger Rene Bourque while recalling Bowman. They acquired defenceman Sergei Gonchar from Dallas in exchange for winger Travis Moen. They reassigned Tinordi to AHL Hamilton.


The Predators recalled winger Viktor Stalberg from his conditioning stint with AHL Milwuakee.

New Jersey

The Devils reassigned winger Mike Sislo to AHL Albany and recalled defenceman Seth Helgeson.

New York I.

The Islanders made no moves this week.

New York R.

The Rangers recalled winger Jesper Fast from AHL Hartford, reassigning winger Ryan Malone and defenceman Conor Allen. They reassigned defenceman Michael Kostka. Defenceman Tomas Kaberle, who has been practicing with the Rangers, signed a pro try-out with AHL Hartford.


The Senators made no moves this week.


The Flyers made no moves this week.


The Penguins reassigned defenceman Scott Harrington to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, and recalled winger Beau Bennett.

San Jose

The Sharks recalled goaltender Troy Grosenick from AHL Worcester.

St. Louis

The Blues reassigned winger Dmitrij Jaskin to AHL Chicago.

Tampa Bay

The Lightning made no moves this week.


The Maple Leafs recalled winger Trevor Smith from AHL Toronto. They reassigned forwards Josh Leivo and Sam Carrick and defenceman Stuart Percy. They recalled Leivo again.


The Canucks recalled winger Brandon DeFazio from AHL Utica, reassigning him a few days later. They recalled defenceman Bobby Sanguinetti.


The Capitals recalled winger Chris Brown from AHL Hershey.


The Jets made no moves this week.

Deepest sympathies go out to Ottawa Senators General Manager Bryan Murray, who revealed to the press this week that he has Stage 4 colon cancer.

This has been your weekly digest of NHL moves, check back next week for more.