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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 2/20/16-2/26/16

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim claimed centre Chris Wagner off waivers and reassigned him to AHL San Diego.

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona made no moves this week.

Boston Bruins

Boston made no moves this week.

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo recalled winger Justin Bailey from AHL Rochester. They recalled centre Cal O'Reilly. They acquired a 2017 third-round pick from Washington.

Calgary Flames

Calgary acquired winger Hunter Shinkaruk from Vancouver and reassigned him to AHL Stockton.

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina made no moves this week. Defenceman Joni Pitkanen, who played for Carolina from 2008/09-2013/14, has retired from pro hockey.

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago reassigned winger Vincent Hinostroza to AHL Rockford. They acquired winger Andrew Ladd, defenceman Jay Harrison, and winger Matt Fraser from Winnipeg. They acquired defenceman Christian Ehrhoff from Los Angeles. They acquired wingers Tomas Fleischmann and Dale Weise from Montreal.

Colorado Avalanche

Colorado acquired winger Shawn Matthias from Toronto. They reassigned winger Andreas Martinsen to AHL San Antonio.

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus reassigned defenceman Justin Falk to AHL Lake Erie. They recalled defenceman Michael Paliotta.

Dallas Stars

Dallas made no moves this week.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit recalled defenceman Jakub Kindl from AHL Grand Rapids. They reassigned defenceman Xavier Ouellet.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton reassigned defenceman Nikita Nikitin to AHL Bakersfield and recalled defenceman Jordan Oesterle. They recalled winger Jujhar Khaira. They acquired a conditional 2017 fifth-round pick from Vancouver.

Florida Panthers

Florida signed winger Shawn Thornton to an extension.

Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles acquired defenceman Rob Scuderi from Chicago. They reassigned defenceman Kevin Gravel to AHL Ontario.

Minnesota Wild

Minnesota recalled winger Jordan Schroeder from AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal recalled defenceman Victor Bartley from AHL St. John's. They signed centre Paul Byron to an extension. They acquired centre Phillip Danault and a 2018 second-round pick from Chicago. They recalled winger Michael McCarron and defenceman Morgan Ellis from AHL St. John's.

Nashville Predators

Nashville recalled winger Gabriel Bourque from a long-term conditioning assignment with AHL Milwaukee. They signed centre Colton Sissons to an extension. They reassigned centre Cody Bass. They have signed defenceman Anthony Bitetto to an extension.

New Jersey Devils

New Jersey made no moves this week.

New York Islanders

The Islanders recalled defenceman Ryan Pulock from AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

The Rangers reassigned winger Daniel Paille to AHL Hartford and recalled winger Marek Hrivik. They recalled defenceman Brady Skjei. They reassigned Skjei.

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa reassigned winger Dave Dziurzynski to AHL Binghamton. They signed defenceman Chris Wideman to an extension.

Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh reassigned defenceman David Warsofsky to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for conditioning purposes and recalled goalender Matt Murray. They reassigned Murray. They recalled defenceman Steve Oleksy. They reassigned forward Oskar Sundqvist. They signed defenceman OIli Maatta to an extension.

San Jose Sharks

San Jose recalled winger Barclay Goodrow from AHL San Jose. They acquired centre Nick Spaling and defenceman Roman Polak from Toronto. Defenceman Scott Hannan, who played for San Jose from 2012/13 to 2014/15, has retired.

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis reassigned defenceman Peter Harrold and goaltender Jordan Binnington to AHL Chicago. They recalled winger Dmitrij Jaskin and defenceman Jordan Schmaltz. They recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley. They recalled winger Ty Rattie. Winger Ryan Reaves has been suspended three games for boarding San Jose's Matt Tennyson.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay has recalled defenceman Matt Taormina to AHL Syracuse and reassigned defenceman Slater Koekkoek. They reassigned goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and recalled goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis. They reassigned winger Joel Vermin. They signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to an extension.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto acquired centre Colin Smith and a 2016 fourth-round draft pick from Colorado. They recalled defenceman Stuart Percy and winger Brendan Leipsic from AHL Toronto. They acquired winger Raffi Torres and 2017 and 2018 second-round draft picks from San Jose and loaned Torres to AHL San Jose. They reassigned winger Rich Clune. They reassigned defenceman Viktor Loov following an emergency recall.

Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver reassigned centre Alex Friesen to AHL Utica. They acquired centre Markus Granlund from Calgary. They acquired defenceman Philip Larsen from Edmonton.

Washington Capitals

Washington acquired defenceman Mike Weber from Buffalo.

Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg recalled winger Matt Halischuk from AHL Manitoba. They acquired winger Marko Dano, a first-round pick in 2016, and a conditional third-round pick in 2018 from Chicago.