The Coyotes recalled centre Michael Chaput from AHL Tucson. They recalled defenceman Kyle Capobianco and reassigned Chaput. Right winger Viktor Tikhonov, who last played in the NHL for Arizona in 2015/16, has been acquired by the KHL’s Ak-Bars Kazan.
The Bruins recalled left winger Cameron Hughes from AHL Providence and reassigned centre Peter Cehlarik. They recalled right winger Zachary Senyshyn. They reassigned Senyshyn and Hughes. They recalled Cehlarik and Senyshyn.
The Sabres recalled defenceman Lawrence Pilut from AHL Rochester.
The Hurricanes recalled centre Eetu Luostarinen from AHL Charlotte.
The Blackhawks reassigned defenceman Dennis Gilbert to AHL Rockford.
The Blue Jackets recalled right winger Kole Sherwood from AHL Cleveland and reassigned left winger Jakob Lilja. They recalled defenceman Adam Clendening and goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks and reassigned goaltender Elvis Merzlikins. They reassigned left winger Markus Hannikainen.
The Stars reassigned right winger Nick Caamano to AHL Texas. They reassigned defenceman Joel Hanley. Right winger Scottie Upshall, who was in training camp this fall with Dallas, has signed a two-month contract in Finland with the Liiga’s HC Ambri-Piotta.
The Kings made no moves this week. Right winger Nikita Scherbak, who played last season for Los Angeles, has signed a one-year contract in Russia with the KHL’s Traktor Chelyabinsk.
Centre Torrey Mitchell has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the fourth round, 126th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, by the San Jose Sharks, Mitchell has 152 points (67G, 85A) in 666 games, as well as 18 points (5G, 13A) in 79 playoff games, for San Jose (2007/08-2011/12), Minnesota (2012/13-partway through 2013/14), Buffalo (partway through 2013/14-partway through 2013/14), Montreal (partway through 2013/14-partway through 2017/18), and Los Angeles (part of 2017/18). Mitchell’s career-highs are 23 points and 14 assists in 2011 with San Jose and 11 goals in 2016 with Montreal. Mitchell carved out a solid 10 years in the NHL as a bottom-six defensive forward. In his last NHL season, Mitchell had 11 points (6G, 5A) in 60 games for Montreal and Los Angeles. In his last season, he scored 12 points in 28 games for Lausanne HC of the Swiss National League A. Mitchell, 34, has opened a training facility in Essex Junction, VT.
The Wild made no moves this week.
The Canadiens recalled centre Ryan Poehling from AHL Laval.
The Predators made no moves this week.
The Devils made no moves this week.
The Rangers made no moves this week.
The Penguins recalled centre Sam Lafferty from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
The Sharks recalled defenceman Radim Simek from a conditioning stint with AHL San Jose, recalled left winger Lean Bergmann, and reassigned right winger Jonny Brodzinski.
The Blues acquired centre Jacob De La Rose from Detroit.
The Lightning reassigned right winger Luke Witkowski to AHL Syracuse.
The Capitals reassigned centre Liam O’Brien to AHL Hershey.