The Ducks made no moves this week.
The Sabres recalled centre Mikhail Grigorenko from AHL Rochester. They recalled winger Johan Larsson. They recalled centre Tim Schaller and defenceman Mark Pysyk. They recalled winger Joel Armia. They reassigned Grigorenko, Schaller, Armia, and Pysyk.
The Flames reassigned defenceman Corey Potter to AHL Adirondack. They recalled Potter. Defenceman Anton Babchuk, who last played in the NHL for Calgary from partway through 2010/11 through 2012/13, signed with the KHL's Atlant Mytishchi.
The Avalanche made no moves this week.
The Panthers made no moves this week.
The Predators made no moves this week.
The Devils recalled defenceman Adam Larsson from his conditioning stint with AHL Albany, also recalling winger Mike Sislo. They reassigned Sislo and Tim Sestito, recalling Sestito again shortly afterward. They yet again reassigned Sestito. The Devils fired head coach Peter DeBoer.
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The Rangers made no moves this week.
The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.
The Canucks reassigned defenceman Alex Biega to AHL Utica. Defenceman Cam Barker, who last played in the NHL for Vancouver in 2012/13, has signed a contract with the KHL's HC Slovan Bratislava through the end of the season.
The Jets made no moves this week.
It was Christmas this week and I am positively giddy to be showing off what my brother gave me. Here it is:
Yep, that's one of Mark Messier's old hockey sticks, complete with his signature on the shaft. You may have heard of him.
Thanks for reading! I hope everyone had a Happy Holiday and a Merry Christmas!