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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 4/28/18-5/4/18

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks made no moves this week. Goaltender Reto Berra has signed in Switzerland with the Swiss NLA’s HC Fribourg-Gotteron.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes acquired centre Marcus Kruger and a 2018 third-round pick from Carolina.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins signed defenceman Connor Clifton to a two-year entry-level contract.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres signed defenceman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract extension.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes have fired president of hockey operations Ron Francis. They signed left winger Jordan Martinook and a 2018 fourth-round pick from Arizona.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks signed centre Dominik Kahun to a two-year entry-level contract.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche signed goaltender Pavel Francouz to a one-year contract.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets signed right winger Jonathan Davidsson to a three-year entry-level contract.

Dallas Stars

The Stars signed right winger Jason Robertson to a three-year entry-level contract.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers signed goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a one-year contract.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings signed centre Brad Morrison to a three-year entry-level contract.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild signed centre Sam Anas to a two-year contract. They signed centre Dmitry Sokolov to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Eric Martinsson to a one-year contract.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens signed centre Lukas Vejdemo to a two-year entry-level contract.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves this week.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils made no moves this week.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves this week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers signed right winger Michael Lindqvist. They signed right winger Ville Meskanen.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators made no moves this week.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers signed centre David Kase to a three-year entry-level contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled centres Josh Jooris, Thomas Di Pauli, Adam Johnson, and Teddy Blueger; left winger Garrett Wilson; right wingers Daniel Sprong and Jean-Sebastien Dea; defencemen Jarred Tinordi, Chris Summers, Andrey Pedan, and Lukas Bengtsson; and goaltenders Tristan Jarry and Michael Leighton from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves this week.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Centre Keith Aucoin. who last played in the NHL for St. Louis in 2013/14, has retired from pro hockey. Signed as an undrafted free agent in 2001 by the Carolina Hurricanes, Aucoin has 48 points (17G, 41A) in 145 games, as well as five points (0G, 5A) in 20 playoff games, for Carolina (2005/06-2007/08), Washington (2008/09-2011/12), the Islanders (2012/13), and St. Louis (2013/14). Aucoin, a career depth player and AHL lifer, joined the Swiss National League in 2014/15 before spending three seasons in Germany. In his most recent pro season, he had 63 points (11G, 52A) in 52 games and 15 points (4G, 11A) in 17 playoff games for the DEL’s EHC Munchen. Aucoin, 39, retires with zero points in two NHL games in his most recent NHL season and has career-highs of 13 points in 2008 with Carolina, six goals in 2013 with the Islanders, and eight assists in 2008 with Carolina.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs reassigned left winger Andreas Johnsson and defenceman Travis Dermott to AHL Toronto. They have opted not to retain Lou Lamoriello as general manager,

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks made no moves this week.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights made no moves this week.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals signed left winger Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed right winger Jussi Ikonen to a two-year entry-level contract. Right winger Tom Wilson has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of Pittsburgh’s Zach Aston-Reese. They signed goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a three-year entry-level contract.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week.