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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/9/17-12/15/17

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

Ottawa Senators v New York Islanders Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks recalled defenceman Andy Welinski from AHL San Diego and reassigned right winger Jared Boll, left winger Kevin Roy, and defenceman Jaycob Megna. They recalled Roy.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes reassigned defenceman Kyle Capobianco to AHL Tuscon. They recalled goaltender Michael Leighton. They recalled defenceman Joel Hanley. They acquired centre Ryan Kujawinski from New Jersey. They reassigned Kujawinski. They recalled centre Nick Merkley.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins reassigned left winger Matt Beleskey to AHL Providence.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled defenceman Ville Pokka from AHL Rockford.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche reassigned defenceman Duncan Siemens to AHL San Antonio.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled left winger Sonny Milano from AHL Cleveland. They reassigned Milano. They recalled forward Jordan Schroeder.

Dallas Stars

The Stars recalled centre Jason Dickinson from AHL Texas.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings reassigned left winger Tyler Bertuzzi to AHL Grand Rapids.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers reassigned goaltender Nick Ellis to AHL Bakersfield.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild signed right winger Ivan Lodnia to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled goaltender Steve Michalek from AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens reassigned right winger Nikita Scherbak to AHL Laval. They reassigned defenceman Victor Mete to the Canadian World Junior Selection Camp.

Nashville Predators

The Predators recalled goaltender Juuse Saros from AHL Milwaukee and reassigned goaltender Anders Lindback. They recalled centre Frederick Gaudreau.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils recalled right winger Nick Lappin from AHL Binghamton. They acquired centre Michael Latta from Arizona. They reassigned Latta.

New York Islanders

The Islanders reassigned left winger Shane Prince to AHL Bridgeport for conditioning purposes. They reassigned right winger Joshua Ho-Sang. They recalled right winger Steve Bernier.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves this week.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled left winger Nick Paul from AHL Belleville and reassigned defenceman Ben Harpur. Right winger Alexandre Burrows has been fined $5000 for roughing San Jose’s Dylan DeMelo.

Right winger Chris Neil has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the sixth round, 161st overall, in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators, Neil has 250 points (112G, 138A) in 1026 games, as well as 19 points (9G, 10A) in 95 playoff games, for Ottawa (2001/02-2016/17). He had 2522 PIMs, the 20th most of all-time and the most among active NHLers at the time of his retirement.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled defenceman Kevin Czuczman from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and reassigned defenceman Frank Corrado. They reassigned goaltender Casey DeSmith.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks reassigned defenceman Paul Martin to AHL San Jose for conditioning purposes. They reassigned centre Daniel O’Regan.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues recalled centre Ivan Barbashev from AHL Chicago. They recalled defenceman Jordan Schmaltz. They loaned goaltender Ville Husso to AHL San Antonio and recalled goaltender Jordan Binnington from AHL Providence. They loaned left winger Sammy Blais to AHL San Antonio. They recalled Blais and loaned Binnington to AHL Providence.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled right winger Kasperi Kapanen from AHL Toronto.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled defenceman Ashton Sautner from AHL Utica.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights reassigned goaltender Maxime Lagace to AHL Chicago. They claimed centre Ryan Carpenter off waivers from San Jose. They reassigned left winger Stefan Matteau.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week. Left winger Wojtek Wolski, who played for Washington in 2012/13, has been traded from the KHL’s Kunlun Redstar to Metallurg Magnitogorsk.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets reassigned goaltender Eric Comrie to AHL Manitoba. They recalled defenceman Julian Melchiori.