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Cole's Notes From Around the League: 3/12/16-3/18/16

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks

Anaheim made no moves this week.

Arizona Coyotes

Arizona reassigned goaltender Marek Langhamer to AHL Springfield. They recalled defenceman Philip Samuelsson on an emergency basis.

Boston Bruins

Boston recalled centre Frank Vatrano from AHL Providence on an emergency basis.

Buffalo Sabres

Buffalo signed goaltender Jason Kasdorf. They reassigned centre Daniel Catenacci to AHL Rochester. They recalled defenceman Chad Ruhwedel and goaltender Nathan Lieuwen.

Calgary Flames

Calgary reassigned defenceman Tyler Wotherspoon to AHL Stockton following an emergency recall. They recalled centre Freddie Hamilton on an emergency basis. They reassigned Kenny Agostino following an emergency recall.

Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina reassigned winger Brendan Woods to AHL Charlotte. They recalled centre Brody Sutter. They recalled defenceman Trevor Carrick. They reassigned Carrick.

Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago signed defenceman Viktor Svedberg to an extension. They recalled goaltender Michael Leighton. Winger Pierre-Marc Bouchard, who played for the Chicago organization in 2013/14, has retired.

Colorado Avalanche

Colorado made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus recalled winger Oliver Bjorkstrand and centre Michael Chaput from AHL Lake Erie and recalled defenceman John Ramage on an emergency basis. They recalled defenceman Justin Falk on an emergency basis. They reassigned Falk and Ramage following emergency recalls. Defenceman Dalton Prout has been suspended one game for sucker-punching Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov.

Dallas Stars

Dallas signed winger Brendan Morrow to a ceremonial contract. Morrow announced his retirement. The signed defenceman Stephen Johns to an extension.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit recalled winger Anthony Mantha from AHL Grand Rapids. They recalled goaltender Jared Coreau.

Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton signed winger Jere Sallinen.

Florida Panthers

Florida reassigned winger Kyle Rau to AHL Portland. They recalled defenceman Dylan Olsen on an emergency basis and recalled centre Greg McKegg.

Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles signed centre Michael Amadio.

Minnesota Wild

Minnesota recalled goaltender Stephen Michalek from AHL Iowa on an emergency basis.

Montreal Canadiens

Montreal reassigned winger Charles Hudon to AHL St. John's following an emergency recall. They reassigned defenceman Darren Dietz following an emergency recall.

Nashville Predators

Nashville reassigned wingers Eric Nystrom and Gabriel Bourque to AHL Milwaukee on an emergency basis.

New Jersey Devils

New Jersey recalled winger Brian O'Neill from AHL Albany on an emergency basis.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves this week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves this week.

Ottawa Senators

Ottawa signed winger Francis Perron.

Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia recalled goaltender Anthony Stolarz from AHL Lehigh Valley on an emergency basis. Centre Chris VandeVelde has been suspended two games for elbowing Chicago's Jonathan Toews.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh reassigned winger Tom Sestito to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and recalled wingers Conor Sheary and Dominik Simon. They signed wingers Scott Wilson, Bryan Rust, and Tom Kuhnhackl to extensions. They recalled centre Oskar Sundqvist and reassigned Simon.

San Jose Sharks

San Jose reassigned defenceman Dylan DeMelo and winger Micheal Haley to AHL San Jose. They recalled DeMelo. They reassigned DeMelo.

St. Louis Blues

St. Louis made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay recalled winger Mike Blunden from AHL Syracuse.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto recalled centre Connor Brown from AHL Toronto on an emergency basis.

Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver recalled winger Alexandre Grenier from AHL Utica and reassigned centre Brendan Gaunce. They recalled Gaunce and defenceman Andrey Pedan.

Washington Capitals

Washington made no moves this week.

Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg recalled defenceman Julian Melchiori from AHL Manitoba on an emergency basis. They reassigned Melchiori following an emergency recall and recalled centre Nic Petan on an emergency basis.