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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 2/24/18-3/2/18

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks signed centre Chris Kelly for the remainder of the season. They recalled centre Kalle Kossila from AHL San Diego. They acquired left winger Jason Chimera from the Islanders. They reassigned goaltender Reto Berra and recalled defenceman Marcus Pettersson.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes recalled centre Laurent Dauphin from AHL Tuscon. They acquired centre Jordan Maletta. They acquired left winger Pierre-Cedric Labrie and defenceman Trevor Murphy. They reassigned Maletta, Labrie, and Murphy. They signed left winger Brayden Burke to a three-year contract extension. They recalled centre Laurent Dauphin.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins acquired left winger Rick Nash from the Rangers. They signed defenceman Christopher Breen for the remainder of the season. They signed right winger Brian Gionta for the remainder of the season. They acquired right winger Tommy Wingels from Chicago. They reassigned defenceman Paul Postma to AHL Providence.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres acquired left winger Daniel O’Regan and a conditional 2019 first- and fourth-round pick. They recalled right winger Seth Griffith from AHL Rochester. They reassigned O’Brien.

Calgary Flames

The Flames recalled left wingers Andrew Mangiapane and Tanner Glass from AHL Stockton and reassigned left winger Ryan Lomberg. They signed defenceman Cody Goloubef for the remainder of the season. They claimed right winger Chris Stewart off waivers from Minnesota. They acquired centre Nick Shore from Ottawa. They reassigned left winger David Rittich and recalled him, reassigned goaltender Jon Gillies following his emergency recall and recalled him again on an emergency basis, and reassigned Mangiapane.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes acquired centre Greg McKegg from Pittsburgh and reassigned to AHL Charlotte.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks acquired centre Victor Ejdsell, and a 2018 first- and fourth-round pick. They acquired a 2019 conditional fifth-round pick from Boston. They reassigned centre Lance Bouma to AHL Rockford. They recalled centre Matthew Highmore.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche claimed defenceman Mark Alt off waivers from Philadelphia. They acquired defenceman Ryan Graves from the Rangers and reassigned him to AHL San Antonio. They recalled goaltender Spencer Martin. They signed defenceman Conor Timmins to a three-year entry-level contract.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Joonas Korpisalo and left winger Markus Hannikainen from AHL Cleveland and reassigned goaltender Jeff Zatkoff. They acquired centre Mark Letestu from Nashville. They reassigned centre Zac Dalpe. They acquired defenceman Ian Cole from Ottawa. They acquired centre Ryan Kujawinski from Arizona and reassigned him. They acquired left winger Thomas Vanek from Vancouver. They recalled left winger Markus Hannikainen and Sonny Milano from AHL Cleveland. They reassigned left winger Nathan Gerbe.

Dallas Stars

The Stars recalled centre Jason Dickinson from AHL Texas.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings acquired a 2018 first-round pick, a 2019 second-round, and a 2021 third-round.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers acquired a 2019 third-round pick from the Islanders. They recalled right winger Ty Rattie. They acquired left winger Pontus Aberg from Nashville. They acquired centre Joey Dudek and a 2019 third-round pick from New Jersey. They recalled defenceman Ethan Bear from AHL Bakersfield.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings recalled defenceman Paul LaDue from AHL Ontario and reassigned centre Jonny Brodzinski and goaltender Scott Wedgewood. They signed centre Gabriel Vilardi to a three-year entry-level contract extension.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild acquired a 2019 fifth-round pick from Montreal. They recalled centre Luke Kunin from AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens acquired left winger Kerby Rychel, defenceman Rinat Valiev, and a 2018 second-round pick from Toronto. They acquired defenceman Mike Reilly from Minnesota. They recalled right winger Nikita Scherbak from AHL Laval. They reassigned Rychel, Valiev, and left winger Jeremiah Addison. They recalled Valiev.

Nashville Predators

The Predators acquired a 2018 fourth-round pick from Columbus. They acquired left winger Brandon Bollig and goaltender Troy Grosenick. They signed centre Mike Fisher for the remainder of the season. They acquired right winger Ryan Hartman and a 2018 fifth-round pick from Chicago. They acquired centre Tyler Gaudet and defenceman John Ramage from Arizona. They reassigned Grosenick, Bollig, Gaudet and Ramage.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils reassigned left winger Blake Pietila to AHL Binghamton. They reassigned centre John Quenneville. They acquired left winger Patrick Maroon from Edmonton. They reassigned goaltender Cory Schneider for conditioning purposes. They reassigned goaltender Eddie Lack. They recalled Schneider from his conditioning stint.

New York Islanders

The Islanders acquired defenceman Brandon Davidson from Edmonton. They acquired centre Chris Wagner from Anaheim.

New York Rangers

The Rangers acquired centre Ryan Spooner, left winger Matt Beleskey, defenceman Ryan Lindgren, a 2018 first-round pick, and a 2019 seventh-round pick. They reassigned Beleskey to AHL Hartford. They acquired centre Vladislav Namestnikov, centre Brett Howden, defenceman Libor Hajek, a 2018 first-round pick, and a conditional 2019 first-round pick. They acquired defenceman Chris Bigras from Colorado. They reassigned centre Vinni Lettieri. They reassigned Bigras.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators signed centre Jim O’Brien to a two-year contract. They acquired centre Nick Moutrey and a 2020 third-round pick from Columbus. They reassigned Moutrey to AHL Binghamton. They acquired 2019 seventh-round pick from Calgary. They recalled O’Brien and defenceman Erik Burgdoerfer.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers claimed defenceman Johnny Oduya off waivers from Ottawa. They recalled left winger Matt Read from AHL Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins acquired centre Josh Jooris from Carolina and reassigned him to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They recalled goaltender Casey DeSmith and reassigned goaltender Tristan Jarry and left winger Dominik Simon. They recalled Jarry on an emergency basis. They signed right winger Patric Hornqvist to a five-year contract extension. They recalled Simon.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks acquired a 2018 sixth-round pick from Nashville. They acquired left winger Evander Kane from Buffalo. They signed goaltender Aaron Dell to a two-year contract extension. They signed centre Vincent Praplan to a one-year entry-level contract.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues recalled right winger Tage Thompson and defenceman Jordan Schmaltz from AHL San Antonio and loaned left winger Sammy Blais and defenceman Chris Butler to AHL San Antonio. They acquired left winger Erik Foley, a conditional 2018 first-round pick, and a conditional 2020 fourth-round pick.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning acquired defenceman Ryan McDonagh and centre JT Miller from the Rangers. They recalled left winger Michael Bournival from AHL Syracuse. They signed centre Alex Barre-Boulet to a three-year entry-level contract. They reassigned Bournival and recalled centre Anthony Cirelli.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs acquired centre Tomas Plekanec and right winger Kyle Baun from Montreal. They reassigned Baun.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks acquired left winger Brendan Leipsic from Vegas. They acquired left wingers Jussi Jokinen and Tyler Motte from Columbus. They signed defenceman Alex Biega to a two-year contract extension. They signed right winger Kole Lind to a three-year entry-level contract.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights reassigned left winger Stefan Matteau and right winger Tomas Hyka to AHL Chicago. They acquired defenceman Philip Holm from Vancouver. They reassigned Holm. They acquired left winger Tomas Tatar from Detroit. They recalled Hyka on an emergency basis.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals recalled centre Travis Boyd from AHL Hershey.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets acquired centre Paul Stastny from St. Louis. They acquired defenceman Joe Morrow from Montreal and reassigned centre Nic Petan and defenceman Tucker Poolman to AHL Manitoba.