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Cole's Notes from Around the League: 4/8/17-4/14/17

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks reassigned defenceman Jaycob Megna to AHL San Diego.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes signed winger Jens Looke to an entry-level contract.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins signed defenceman Charles McAvoy to an entry-level contract. They recalled goaltender Zane McIntyre from AHL Providence on an emergency basis. They recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban from AHL Providence on an emergency basis and reassigned McIntyre following an emergency recall.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames reassigned defenceman Rasmus Andersson to AHL Stockton and reassigned goaltender David Rittich following an emergency recall. They recalled goaltender Jon Gillies on an emergency basis.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes reassigned winger Sergey Tolchinsky to AHL Charlotte. Winger Bryan Bickell has retired from pro hockey.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled goaltender Jeff Glass from AHL Rockford on an emergency basis.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche reassigned winger Rocco Grimaldi and defencemen Duncan Siemens and Anton Lindholm to AHL San Antonio.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled winger Sonny Milano from AHL Cleveland. They recalled goaltender Oscar Dansk.

Dallas Stars

The Stars reassigned wingers Denis Gurianov, Remi Elie, and Mark McNeill; centres Jason Dickinson and Gemel Smith; and defenceman Julius Honka to AHL Texas. They fired head coach Lindy Ruff. They reassigned centre Justin Dowling. They hired Ken Hitchcock as head coach.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings reassigned wingers Matt Lorito and Tomas Nosek, centre Ben Street, and defenceman Robbie Russo to AHL Grand Rapids.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers recalled winger Jujhar Khaira from AHL Bakersfield. They signed defenceman Ziyat Paigin and goaltender Shane Starret to entry-level contracts.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers reassigned defenceman Ian McCoshen and MacKenzie Weegar and goaltender Sam Brittain to AHL Springfield. They hired Dale Tallon as GM. They have relieved Tom Rowe of duty as both a GM and coach, but he will remain with the organization in an advisory role. Winger Shawn Thornton has retired from pro hockey.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings reassigned winger Adrian Kempe, centre Jonny Brodzinski, and defenceman Paul LaDue to AHL Ontario. They fired head coach Darryl Sutter and GM Dean Lombardi and named Luc Robitaille team president and Rob Blake GM. They signed winger Joona Koppanen to an entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Chaz Reddekopp to an entry-level contract.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild signed defenceman Carson Soucy to an entry-level contract. They recalled goaltender Steve Michalek from AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens reassigned goaltender Charlie Lindgren to AHL St. John’s and reassigned defenceman Brett Lernout following an emergency recall.

Nashville Predators

The Predators recalled winger Pontus Aberg from AHL Milwaukee. They signed centre Tyler Moy to an entry-level contract. They placed defenceman Jonathan Diaby on unconditional waivers.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils reassigned wingers Joseph Blandisi, Miles Wood, and Ben Thomson and centre Blake Coleman to AHL Albany.

New York Islanders

The Islanders reassigned winger Joshua Ho-Sang, defenceman Adam Pelech, and centre Connor Jones to AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

The Rangers recalled goaltender Magnus Hellberg from AHL Hartford on an emergency basis. They reassigned Hellberg and winger Taylor Beck. They signed centre Gabriel Fontaine to an entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Steven Kampfer to an extension.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled winger Nick Paul, defenceman Andreas Englund, and goaltender Matthew O’Connor from AHL Binghamton. They reassigned Paul and Englund.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers recalled defenceman Robert Hagg from AHL Lehigh Valley. They reassigned Hagg and goaltender Anthony Stolarz.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled centres Oskar Sundqvist and Jean-Sebastien Dea, and defenceman Derrick Pouliot from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They reassigned Pouliot, Sundqvist, Dea, winger Kevin Porter, and centre Dominik Simon.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks have recalled winger Timo Meier, centre Daniel O’Regan, and defenceman Tim Heed from AHL San Jose. They recalled winger Barclay Goodrow. They reassigned Goodrow, Heed, and O’Regan.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues recalled defenceman Chris Butler from AHL Chicago on an emergency basis. They reassigned Butler following an emergency recall.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning reassigned wingers Michael Bournival and Joel Vermin to AHL Syracuse. They reassigned wingers Cory Conacher and Adam Erne, centres Yanni Gourde and Gabriel Dumont, and defenceman Jake Dotchin.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled goaltender Garret Sparks from AHL Toronto on an emergency basis.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled winger Yan-Pavel Lapointe from ECHL Alaska. They reassigned Lapointe, winger Nikolay Goldobin, and goaltender Richard Bachman to AHL Utica. They fired head coach Willie Desjardins.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights have hired Gerard Gallant as their head coach.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals recalled winger Garrett Mitchell and centre Chandler Stephenson from AHL Hershey. They reassigned Mitchell. They reassigned Stephenson. They signed centre Beck Malenstyn to an entry-level contract.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets reassigned winger Kyle Connor and defenceman Nelson Nogier to AHL Manitoba.