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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/16/17-12/22/17

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks reassigned centre Joseph Blandisi to AHL San Diego. Left winger Niklas Hagman, who last played in the NHL for Anaheim in 2011/12, has retired from pro hockey.

Drafted in the third round, 70th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers, Hagman scored 301 points (147G, 154A) in 770 games, as well as seven points (4G, 3A) in 30 playoff games, for Florida (2001/02-partway through 2005/06), Dallas (partway through 2005/06-2007/08), Toronto (2008/09-partway through 2009/10), Calgary (partway through 2009/10-2011/12), and Anaheim (part of 2011/12).

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes acquired right winger Josh Archibald and goaltender Sean Maguire from Pittsburgh. They reassigned Maguire to ECHL Fort Wayne. They reassigned centre Dylan Strome to AHL Tuscon.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins recalled centre Colby Cave from AHL Providence on an emergency basis. They reassigned Cave following his emergency recall.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres reassigned right winger Hudson Fasching to AHL Rochester.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves this week. Defenceman Erik Johnson has been suspended two games for boarding Tampa Bay’s Vladislav Namestnikov.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled left winger Sonny Milano and defenceman Cameron Gaunce from AHL Cleveland and reassigned left winger Jordan Schroeder and defenceman Gabriel Carlsson. They recalled Carlsson. They reassigned left winger Tyler Motte. They reassigned Milano. They recalled Schroeder and Motte.

Dallas Stars

The Stars reassigned centre Jason Dickinson to AHL Texas. They acquired a conditional 2019 fourth-round pick from Pittsburgh.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings recalled left winger Tyler Bertuzzi from AHL Grand Rapids. Right winger Justin Abdelkader has been fined $5000 for spearing the Islanders’ Scott Mayfield.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers reassigned right winger Anton Slepyshev to AHL Bakersfield. They acquired future considerations from Florida. They loaned defenceman Mark Fayne to AHL Springfield.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers reassigned left winger Dryden Hunt to AHL Springfield. They acquired centre Greg Chase from Edmonton.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings recalled defenceman Kevin Gravel from AHL Ontario.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild reassigned defenceman Ryan Murphy to AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled defenceman Brett Lernout from AHL Laval.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves this week.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils reassigned right winger Nick Lappin to AHL Binghamton.

New York Islanders

The Islanders recalled left winger Shane Prince from his conditioning stint with AHL Bridgeport. The Islanders have won their bid to build a new arena at Belmont Park. The location, less than a 20-minute drive from the old Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, would put the Isles back in Nassau County.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves this week.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled defenceman Ben Harpur from AHL Belleville. They recalled centre Filip Chlapik. They recalled defenceman Andreas Englund. They recalled centre Christopher DiDomenico.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins acquired defenceman Jamie Oleksiak from Dallas and reassigned defenceman Kevin Czuczman to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They acquired goaltender Michael Leighton and a 2019 fourth-round pick from Arizona. They reassigned Leighton.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks reassigned defenceman Joakim Ryan to AHL San Jose. They recalled Ryan and reassigned centre Daniel O’Regan.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues recalled right winger Tage Thompson from AHL San Antonio.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Martin Marincin from AHL Toronto.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled left winger Reid Boucher from AHL Utica and reassigned defenceman Ashton Sautner. They reassigned centre Michael Chaput.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights recalled right winger Tomas Hyka from AHL Chicago.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals claimed left winger Nathan Walker off waivers from Edmonton.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week.