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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 1/3/15-1/9/15

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Here's another week of transactions from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim made no moves this week.

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona recalled winger Lucas Lessio from AHL Portland.

Boston Bruins

Boston recalled winger David Pastrnak from AHL Providence.

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo recalled centre Philip Varone and winger Tim Schaller from AHL Rochester, reassigning centre Johan Larsson.

Calgary Flames

Calgary reassigned centre Markus Granlund and defenceman Corey Potter to AHL Adirondack. They recalled centre Granlund and goaltender Joni Ortio. They placed winger Brian McGrattan on waivers. They acquired centre Drew Shore from Florida in exchange for centre Corban Knight.

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina reassigned centre Zach Boychuk, defenceman Michal Jordan, and winger Andrej Nestrasil to AHL Charlotte, the latter going down for conditioning.

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus reassigned centre Michael Chaput and winger Adam Cracknell to AHL Springfield. They signed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a four-year contract worth $29.7M.

Dallas Stars

Dallas claimed defenceman David Schlemko off waivers from Arizona. reassigned defenceman Jyrki Jokipakka to AHL Texas. They reassigned centre Travis Morin.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit recalled winger Teemu Pulkkinen from AHL Grand Rapids. Winger Gustav Nyquist was fined $2000 for diving.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton reassigned centre Leon Draisaitl to his junior team, WHL Prince Albert.

Florida Panthers

Florida recalled goaltender Sam Brittain from ECHL Cincinnatti. Centre Vincent Trocheck was fined $2000 for diving. They acquired centre Corban Knight from Calgary for centre Drew Shore.

Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

Minnesota reassigned centre Tyler Graovac to AHL Iowa. They recalled defenceman Justin Falk. They reassigned winger Brett Sutter. They recalled defenceman Jonathon Blum, forward Jordan Schroeder, and goaltender John Curry. They reassigned defenceman Stu Bickel.

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal reassigned defenceman Bryan Allen to AHL Hamilton. They recalled winger Christian Thomas.

Nashville Predators

Nashville recalled winger Viktor Stalberg. They recalled forward Miikka Salomaki from AHL Milwaukee. They reassigned Salomaki.

New Jersey Devils

New Jersey recalled defenceman Mark Fraser from AHL Albany. They reassigned winger Mike Sislo. Defenceman Mike Komisarek, who last saw NHL action on a pro try-out with New Jersey, has retired.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves this week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers reassigned winger Anthony Duclair to his junior team, QMJHL Quebec.

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa recalled defenceman Chris Wideman from AHL Binghamton. They recalled defenceman Marc Methot from his conditioning stint. Winger Todd Bertuzzi has signed a pro try-out contract with AHL Binghamton.

Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia recalled centre Ryan White from AHL Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh reassigned winger Jayson Megna to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They reassigned defenceman Scott Harrington and winger Bobby Farnham.

San Jose Sharks

San Jose reassigned winger Micheal Haley to AHL Worcester.

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis reassigned centre Colin Fraser to AHL Chicago.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto recalled winger Troy Bodie from AHL Toronto and reassigned winger Greg McKegg. They recalled centre Sam Carrick and reassigned winger Carter Ashton. Defenceman Paul Ranger, who last played in the NHL for Toronto in 2013/14, was loaned by the Swiss NLA's HC Geneve-Servette to the Kloten Flyers. They fired head coach Randy Carlyle and have named Peter Horachek interim head coach.

Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver reassigned winger Tom Sestito to AHL Utica. They recalled defenceman Frank Corrado and reassigned defenceman Bobby Sanguinetti. They placed defenceman Henrik Tommernes on unconditional waivers. Winger Jeff Tambellini, who last played in the NHL for Vancouver in 2010/11, signed with the SHL's Vaxjo Lakers.

Washington Capitals

Washington reassigned goaltender Justin Peters to AHL Hershey a conditioning stint and recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley.

Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg recalled defenceman Keaton Ellerby from AHL St. John's. They reassigned defenceman Julien Brouillette.

Down to some other news. More has been revealed about the All-Star Game. The uniforms were unveiled today. The sweaters have ref-style striping inside the upper arms, neon green accents, and a faux-chrome version of the NHL logo with two stars (one representing each conference), on predominantly white and black jerseys. I think better designs could have been made with those colours (neon green as an accent for red and blue sweaters?) but the design we got is pretty weak.

On a more dour note, as many of you already know, Capgeek went down at the start of this week, due to health problems for the site's owner Matthew Wuest. The site which had a UFA calculator, player and contract database, information on waiver eligibility, contract types, and clauses, a buyout calculator, Armchair GM roster move simulator, and a handy FAQ dumbing down the CBA's hifalutin jibberjabber for the layperson, was used by many, from TSN, Sportsnet, and NHL Network, to NHL.com, PuckDaddy and this very site. The hockey community has lost an invaluable resource. I would like to give my best wishes to Wuest and those in his life.

That's it for this week, thanks for reading.