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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 12/5/15-12/11/15

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim reassigned winger Nick Ritchie to AHL San Diego.

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona recalled winger Viktor Tikhonov off waivers from Chicago. They recalled winger Craig Cunningham and goaltender Louis Domingue from AHL Springfield and reassigned centre Dustin Jeffrey.

Boston Bruins

Boston recalled centre Max Talbot from AHL Providence.

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo recalled centre Cal O'Reilly from AHL Rochester.

Calgary Flames

Calgary made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina reassigned winger Brock McGinn to AHL Charlotte.

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago recalled winger Bryan Bickell from AHL Rockford. They reassigned centre Tanner Kero and recalled centre Dennis Rasmussen. They reassigned winger Marko Dano. Defenceman Jan Hejda, who attended training camp with Chicago this past fall, has signed a PTO with AHL Lake Erie.

Colorado Avalanche

Colorado made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus recalled goaltender Joonas Korpisalo from AHL Lake Erie on an emergency basis. They reassigned centre Michael Chaput.

Dallas Stars

Dallas reassigned winger Brett Ritchie to AHL Texas. They signed winger Brett Pollock to an entry-level contract.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton recalled winger Ryan Hamilton from AHL Bakersfield on an emergency basis. They recalled defenceman Nikita Nikitin and reassigned defenceman Mark Fayne.

Florida Panthers

Florida recalled defenceman Dylan Olsen from AHL Portland on an emergency basis.

Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles recalled winger Michael Mersch from AHL Ontario.

Minnesota Wild

Minnesota recalled defenceman Tyson Strachan from AHL Iowa and reassigned defenceman Mike Reilly. Defenceman Keith Ballard, who played for Minnesota from 2013/14 until 2014/15, has retired.

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal recalled goaltender Dustin Tokarski and defenceman Jarred Tinordi from AHL St. John's, the latter from a conditioning stint, and reassigned goaltender Zachary Fucale. They reassigned winger Alexander Semin. They recalled winger Charles Hudon. They have placed Semin on unconditional waivers for the purpose of mutually terminating their contract.

Nashville Predators

Nashville has reassigned defenceman Petter Granberg to AHL Milwaukee for conditioning purposes.

New Jersey Devils

New Jersey made no moves this week.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves this week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves this week.

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa recalled winger Dave Dziurzynski from AHL Binghamton. They reassigned goaltender Andrew Hammond for conditioning purposes.

Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia reassigned centre Nick Cousins and winger Colin McDonald to AHL Lehigh Valley. They recalled defenceman Andrew MacDonald.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh made no moves this week. Winger Pascal Dupuis has retired from professional hockey.

San Jose Sharks

San Jose recalled defenceman Mirco Mueller from AHL San Jose and reassigned winger Micheal Haley. They recalled centre Ryan Carpenter and reassigned Mueller. They reassigned winger Ben Smith for conditioning purposes.

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis recalled defenceman Petteri Lindbohm from AHL Chicago and reassigned defenceman Joel Edmundson.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay reassigned winger Joel Vermin to AHL Syracuse. They reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto reassigned goaltender Antoine Bibeau to AHL Toronto.

Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver reassigned winger Jake Virtanen to AHL Utica for conditioning purposes. They reassigned winger Ronalds Kenins. Forward Brandon Prust has been fined $5000 for spearing Boston's Brad Marchand. They signed defenceman Guillaume Brisebois to an entry-level contract.

Washington Capitals

Washington recalled defenceman Aaron Ness from AHL Hershey.

Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg made no moves this week.