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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 8/9/14-8/15/14

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Another week of transactions from around the NHL. As always, salary information comes from capgeek.com.

Jeff Zelevansky

Anaheim

The Ducks signed winger Jakob Silfverberg to a one-year contract worth $850.5K.

Arizona

Pending a vote with Glendale City Council, there is an agreement finalized between the Coyotes and Gila (pronounced "HEE-luh") River Casino to rename Jobing.com Arena "Gila River Arena".

Boston

No, Simon Gagne isn't retired. After a year off from hockey for several reasons, he accepted an invitation to Bruins training camp.

Buffalo

The Sabres made no major moves this week.

Calgary

Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller is reportedly fully recovered from his bout with appendicitis.

Carolina

The Hurricanes made no major moves this week.

Chicago

The Blackhawks were unable to sign their 2010 first round pick Kevin Hayes, and will receive a compensatory draft pick (54th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.

Colorado

The Avalanche made no major moves this week.

Columbus

The Blue Jackets made no major moves this week.

Dallas

The Stars made no major moves this week.

Detroit

The Red Wings signed general manager Ken Holland to a four-year contract extension.

Edmonton

The Oilers signed their first round (3rd overall) pick, centre Leon Draisaitl to a three-year entry-level contract.

Florida

The Panthers made no major moves this week.

Los Angeles

The Kings have announced that they will retire the no.4 worn by star defenceman Rob Blake on January 17 against Anaheim.

Minnesota

The Wild made no major moves this week.

Montreal

The Canadiens made no major moves this week.

Nashville

The Predators made no major moves this week.

New Jersey

Mattias Tedenby, who spent last season in the Devils organization, has signed in Sweden with HV71.

NY Islanders

The Islanders made no major moves this week.

NY Rangers

The Rangers made no major moves this week.

Ottawa

The Senators made no major moves this week.

Philadelphia

Winger Darroll Powe has signed with the Flyers minor league affiliate, the Leigh Valley Phantoms.

Pittsburgh

The Penguins made no major moves this week.

San Jose

The Sharks made no major moves this week.

St. Louis

The Blues made no major moves this week.

Tampa Bay

The Lightning made no major moves this week.

Toronto

The Maple Leafs made no major moves this week.

Vancouver

The Canucks made no major moves this week.

Washington

The Capitals made no major moves this week.

Winnipeg

While he's remaining in Kazan with the Ak Bars (It's a Trap!) for this season, once his contract's up Alexander Burmistrov is open to coming back to the NHL, even back to the Jets.

And that concludes another week of news in the NHL. As always, thanks for reading!