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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 11/30/19-12/6/19

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks reassigned defenceman Jacob Larsson to AHL San Diego. They recalled goaltender Anthony Stolarz. They recalled left winger Max Comtois and defenceman Josh Mahura and reassigned left winger Max Jones.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes acquired defenceman Vili Saarijarvi from Detroit. They recalled centre Michael Chaput from AHL Tucson. They reassigned Saarijarvi.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins reassigned centre Jack Studnicka to AHL Providence and reassigned defenceman John Moore for conditioning purposes. They recalled Moore from his conditioning stint and reassigned centre Brendan Gaunce.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres reassigned centre Jean-Sebastien Dea to AHL Rochester. They reassigned centre Curtis Lazar.

Calgary Flames

The Flames reassigned defenceman Alexander Yelesin to AHL Stockton. They reassigned centre Austin Czarnik for conditioning purposes.

Centre Matt Stajan, who last played in the NHL for Calgary, has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the second round, 57th overall, by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Stajan has 413 points (146G, 267A) in 1003 games, as well as four points (1G, 3A) in 17 playoff games, for Toronto (2002/03-partway through 2009/10) and Calgary (partway through 2009/10-2017/18). Stajan posted career highs of 57 points and 19 goals with Toronto and Calgary in 2010, and 40 assists in 2009 with Toronto. In his last NHL season, Stajan scored 12 poitns (4G, 8A) in 68 games for Calgary. In his last pro season, Stajan, 35, scored 33 points in 52 games for Munich of the DEL.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes recalled centre Brian Gibbons from AHL Charlotte.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled defenceman Ian McCoshen from AHL Rockford and reassigned centre Matthew Highmore. They recalled goaltender Kevin Lankinen on an emergency basis. They reassigned Lankinen following his emergency recall.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche reassigned centre Sheldon Dries and left winger AJ Greer to AHL Colorado. They reassigned right winger Logan O’Connor.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled defenceman Andrew Peeke from AHL Cleveland.

Dallas Stars

The Stars reassigned defenceman Joel Hanley to AHL Texas.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings acquired goaltender Eric Comrie from Arizona. They recalled defenceman Jonathan Ericsson from AHL Grand Rapids and reassigned goaltender Calvin Pickard. They reassigned left wingers Filip Zadina and Taro Hirose. They recalled Zadina. Left winger David Booth, who layed for Detroit in 2017/18, has signed a one-year contract in Norway with the Get Ligaen’s Manglerud.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers recalled goaltender Stuart Skinner from AHL Bakersfield on an emergency basis. They recalled defenceman Joel Persson, reassigned Skinner following his emergency recall and reassigned defenceman Caleb Jones. They recalled centre Colby Cave.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers recalled centre Aleksi Saarela from AHL Springfield.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild reassigned defenceman Greg Pateryn to AHL Iowa for conditioning purposes. They recalled defenceman Brennan Menell. They recalled Pateryn and centre Nico Sturm.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled centre Matthew Peca and goaltender Cayden Primeau from AHL Laval. They reassigned goaltender Keith Kinkaid. They reassigned defenceman Gustav Olofsson. They recalled defenceman Otto Leskinen.

Nashville Predators

The Predators reassigned right winger Mathieu Olivier to AHL Milwaukee. They recalled centre Yakov Trenin. Centre Ryan Johansen has been fined $5000 for elbowing Tampa Bay’s Brayden Point.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils fired head coach John Hynes and named Alain Nasreddine interim head coach. reassigned defenceman Connor Carrick to AHL Binghamton for conditioning purposes and recalled defenceman Colton White. Left winger Eric Tangradi, who played for New Jersey last season, has signed a one-year contract with AHL Grand Rapids.

New York Islanders

The Islanders reassigned left winger Tom Kuhnhackl to AHL Bridgeport for conditioning purposes. They reassigned centre Otto Koivula.

New York Rangers

The Rangers reassigned defenceman Yegor Rykov to AHL Hartford. They reassigned centre Boo Nieves.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators reassigned centre Filip Chlapik to AHL Belleville. They reassigned defenceman Erik Brannstrom and goaltender Marcus Hogberg. They recalled right winger Jonathan Davidsson.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers recalled centre Mikhail Vorobyev from AHL Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed right winger Stefan Noesen to a one-year contract. They reassigned defenceman Zach Trotman to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks recalled left winger Lean Bergmann from AHL San Jose. Left winger Evander Kane has been fined $5000 for elbowing Washington’s Radko Gudas.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues reassigned defenceman Derrick Pouliot to AHL San Antonio.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning recalled centre Cory Conacher from AHL Syracuse. They reassigned Conacher. They recalled Conacher. They reassigned Conacher.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Martin Marincin from AHL Toronto. They reassigned Marincin and centre Nic Petan. They reassigned left winger Mason Marchment. They recalled Petan, Marincin, and left winger Pontus Aberg.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled left winger Antoine Roussel from his conditioning stint with AHL Utica and recalled defenceman Jalen Chatfield. They recalled goaltender Michael DiPietro. They recalled left winger Nikolay Goldobin.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights recalled centre Nicolas Roy from AHL Chicago on an emergency basis. They acquired left winger Chandler Stephenson from Washington and reassigned Roy following his emergency recall. They reassigned goaltender Garret Sparks following his emergency recall.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals reassigned defenceman Christian Djoos and left winger Beck Malenstyn to AHL Hershey. They acquired a 2021 fifth-round pick from Vegas. Left winger Wojtek Wolski, who last played in the NHL for Washington in 2012/13, has been released from his contract with the KHL’s Kunlun Redstar.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets recalled defenceman Cameron Schilling from AHL Manitoba. They claimed centre Nick Shore off waivers from Toronto. They reassigned centre Michael Spacek. They reassigned Schilling.