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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/22/18-12/28/18

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks acquired defenceman Trevor Murphy from Arizona. They recalled goaltender Kevin Boyle from AHL San Diego. They reassigned Murphy.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes reassigned left winger Michael Bunting, right winger Conor Garland, and goaltender Adin Hill to AHL Tucson. They acquired right winger Giovanni Fiore from Arizona. They reassigned Fiore.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins made no moves this week. Right winger David Backes has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of New Jersey’s Blake Coleman.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres reassigned defenceman Brendan Guhle to AHL Rochester.

Calgary Flames

The Flames reassigned left winger Ryan Lomberg to AHL Stockton. They reassigned centre Alan Quine.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes reassigned centre Clark Bishop to AHL Charlotte. They recalled Bishop and left winger Janne Kuokkanen. They reassigned Bishop and Kuokkanen.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled centre Jacob Nilsson from AHL Rockford and reassigned centre Luke Johnson. They reassigned Nilsson.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche recalled left winger AJ Greer, left winger Sheldon Dries, and goaltender Pavel Francouz from AHL Colorado. They reassigned Greer, Francouz, and defenceman Anton Lindholm. They recalled defenceman Ryan Graves.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets made no moves this week.

Dallas Stars

The Stars reassigned defenceman Gavin Bayreuther to AHL Texas. They recalled left winger Roope Hintz.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers recalled right winger Kailer Yamamoto from AHL Bakersfield.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings recalled centre Michael Amadio and defencemen Sean Walker and Daniel Brickley from AHL Ontario. They reassigned Brickley.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild reassigned centre Joel Eriksson Ek to AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled defenceman Karl Alzner from AHL Laval. They recalled goaltender Michael McNiven on an emergency basis.

Nashville Predators

The Predators reassigned centre Tyler Gaudet to AHL Milwaukee. Right winger Ryan Hartman has been fined $1000 for spearing Boston’s Chris Wagner.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils reassigned centre John Quenneville to AHL Binghamton.

New York Islanders

The Islanders reassigned centre John Stevens to AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

The Rangers reassigned centre Lias Andersson to AHL Hartford.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled goaltender Marcus Hogberg to AHL Belleville. They reassigned Hogberg. They recalled Hogberg.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed left winger Jake Guentzel to a five-year contract extension. They reassigned defenceman Chad Ruhwedel to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on an emergency basis.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks reassigned centre Rourke Chartier to AHL San Jose. They recalled Chartier. They reassignedDefenceman Erik Karlsson has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Los Angeles’ Austin Wagner.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues reassigned right winger Zach Sanford to AHL San Antonio.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled centre Trevor Moore from AHL Toronto on an emergency basis. They reassigned Moore.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks made no moves this week.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights reassigned centre Brandon Pirri to AHL Chicago. They signed centre Paul Cotter to a three-year entry-level contract.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals reassjgned defenceman Tyler Lewington to AHL Hershey.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week. Defenceman Dustin Byfuglien has been fined $2500 for slashing Calgary’s Johnny Gaudreau.