The Ducks didn't make any moves, but made some announcements. Eight Ducks players will be changing their numbers, with Clayton Stoner wearing no.3, Bryan Allen wearing no.5, Devante Smith-Pelly wearing no.12, Emerson Etem wearing no.16, Ryan Kesler wearing no.17, Patrick Maroon wearing no.19, Nate Thompson wearing no.44, and Dany Heatley wearing no.51. No word on what number Sheldon Souray, who gave up no.44, will be wearing. In addition, the Ducks have announced a pending number retirement. The no. 8 worn by Teemu Selanne for nearly all of his career will be retired on January 11 against, fittingly, Winnipeg.
The Coyotes made no major moves this week.
The Bruins made no major moves this week.
The Flames made no major moves this week. Defenceman Derek Smith, who spent the last three seasons in the Flames organization, spending most of last season in the minors, signed in the Swiss National League A with ZSC Lions.
The Hurricanes made no major moves this week. Winger Chad LaRose, who sat out last season after playing for Carolina from 2005/06 to 2012/13, signed with the Hurricanes' AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers.
The Blackhawks made no major moves this week.
The Avalanche made no major moves this week.
The Stars made no major moves this week.
The Oilers made no major moves this week.
The Kings re-signed winger Dwight King to a three-year contract worth $5.85M.
The Wild re-signed winger Justin Fontaine to a two-year contract worth $2M. After trading him in 2013 to the Rangers, the Wild have brought back defenceman Justin Falk with a one-year two-year contract worth $700K at the NHL level and $250K in the minors. Forward Jake Dowell, who spent the last two seasons in the Wild organization, signed with the Montreal Canadiens' AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs.
The Canadiens made additions to their coaching staff, adding experienced assistant coach Dan Lacroix and bringing in former NHL star Rob Ramage as player development coach. Most important with regards to the Habs this week was their failure to re-sign superstar defenceman PK Subban. After a month of insistent low-balling, they went to salary arbitration. Subban signed a huge contract for 8 years and $72M.
Despite playing for Switzerland at the Sochi Olympics and having a promising stint with the big club, forward Simon Moser has signed with SC Bern. If he can sign with the Predators and get a roster opportunity by November 15, then he is allowed to re-join Nashville.
The Islanders made no major moves this week. Defenceman Joe Finley, who spent the last two seasons in the Islanders organization, spending last season in the minors, signed with the Montreal Canadiens' AHL affiliate, the Hamilton Bulldogs.
The Rangers re-signed centre Derick Brassard to a five-year contract worth $25M.
The Flyers made no major moves this week.
The Sharks made no major moves this week.
The Blues signed winger Peter Mueller to a one-year two-way contract worth $700K at the NHL level and $250K in the minors. Mueller's career started off promising enough, but frequent injuries derailed his development. He spent the 2013/14 season in Switzerland, and managed to stay healthy and produce. He'll have an opportunity to fight for an NHL roster.
The Lightning made no major moves this week.
The Maple Leafs signed winger Daniel Winnik to a one-year contract worth $1.3M. They re-signed defenceman Jake Gardiner to a five-year contract worth $20.25M. They also extended their affiliation with the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears for the next two seasons, during which they will be the sole affiliate of the Solar Bears.
The Canucks made no major moves this week.
The Capitals made no major moves this week.
The Jets re-signed winger Michael Frolik to a one-year contract worth $3.3M. They re-signed winger Matt Halischuk to a one-year two-way contract worth $725K at the NHL level. They signed winger TJ Galiardi to a one-year two-way contract worth $725K at the NHL level.
There's all the major moves this week in the NHL