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Cole's Notes from Around the League: 10/1/16-10/7/16

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks released wingers David Jones and David Booth from their PTOs. They released winger Sean Bergenheim from his PTO.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes released winger Zach Boychuk from his PTO. They re-signed winger Tobias Rieder. Winger Jordan Szwarz, who played for Arizona from 2013/14 to 2014/15, has signed a PTO with AHL Providence.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins released centre Peter Mueller from his PTO.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames released centre Luke Adam from his PTO. They released defenceman Colby Robak from his PTO. Adam and Robak have signed PTOs with AHL Stockton.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes released winger Raffi Torres from his PTO. Winger Tim Wallace, who last played in the NHL for Carolina in 2012/13, has signed a PTO with ECHL Alaska. Defenceman Michal Jordan, who played for Carolina from 2014/15 to 2015/16, has signed in Russia with the KHL's Ak-Bars Kazan.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets released defencemen Marc-Andre Bergeron and Keith Aulie, centre Jarret Stoll, and winger Mike Brown from their PTOs.

Dallas Stars

The Stars signed winger Justin Fontaine to a PTO.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers have named centre Connor McDavid team captain. They signed defenceman Kris Russell. They acquired centre Zach Pochiro and a 2017 conditional third-round pick from St. Louis.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers released defenceman Adam Pardy from his PTO.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves this week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens made no moves this week.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves this week. Centre Cody Hodgson has retired from pro hockey.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils signed centre Michael McLeod to an entry-level contract.. Winger Brian Gibbons, who attended training camp with New Jersey this season, has signed with AHL Albany.

New York Islanders

The Islanders released winger Steve Bernier from his PTO.

New York Rangers

The Rangers released centre Maxim Lapierre from his PTO. Defenceman Dan Boyle has retired from pro hockey.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators released defenceman Matt Bartkowski from his PTO.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins made no moves this week.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves this week.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues released winger TJ Galiardi from his PTO. They released wingers Eric Nystrom and Chris Porter from their PTOs. They acquired winger Nail Yakupov from Edmonton. They released defenceman Mike Weber from his PTO. Defenceman Barret Jackman has signed a one-day contract and retired from pro hockey.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning released defenceman James Wisniewski from his PTO.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks released winger James Sheppard from his PTO.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week.