The Ducks recalled left winger Max Jones from AHL San Diego and reassigned defenceman Korbinian Holzer. They recalled right winger Troy Terry and reassigned right winger Adam Cracknell. Goaltender Jhonas Enroth, who was last under contract with Anaheim in 2017, has signed for the remainder of the season in Sweden with the SHL’s Orebro HK.
The Coyotes reassigned left winger Michael Bunting to AHL Tucson.
The Bruins reassigned defenceman Steven Kampfer to AHL Providence for conditioning purposes. They recalled centre Karson Kuhlman. Right winger Lee Stempniak, who attended training camp this fall with Boston, has signed a PTO with AHL Providence.
The Sabres made no moves this week.
The Blue Jackets acquired a conditional 2019 draft pick from Pittsburgh. They recalled left winger Eric Robinson from AHL Cleveland and reassigned centre Mark Letestu. They recalled right winger Kole Sherwood on an emergency basis.
The Red Wings reassigned defenceman Dennis Cholowski and right winger Martin Frk to AHL Grand Rapids.
The Oilers acquired goaltender Anthony Stolarz from Philadelphia.
The Panthers recalled left winger Jamie McGinn from AHL Springfield.
The Wild made no moves this week.
The Canadiens acquired right winger Dale Weise and defenceman Christian Folin from Philadelphia and reassigned Weise to AHL Laval. They reassigned defenceman Karl Alzner. They acquired centre Nate Thompson and a 2019 fifth-round pick from Los Angeles. They reassigned centre Michael Chaput.
Right winger Joel Ward has retired from pro hockey. Signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006 by the Minnesota Wild, Ward has 304 points (133G, 171A) in 726 games, as well as 52 points (22G, 30A) in 83 playoff games, for Minnesota (2006/07), Nashville (2008/09-2010/11), Washington (2011/12-2014/15), and San Jose (2015/16-2017/18), establishing career-highs of 24 goals, 25 assists, and 49 points, all in 2014 with the Capitals. Ward, 38, finished his last NHL season with 12 points (5G, 7A) in 52 games for the Sharks and attended training camp with the Canadiens. Ward was released from training camp and had no contract offers before deciding to retire.
The Predators made no moves this week.
The Islanders made no moves this week.
The Flyers acquired defenceman David Schlemko and centre Byron Froese from Montreal. They recalled defenceman Phillipe Myers from AHL Lehigh Valley. They reassigned Schlemko and Froese. They recalled right winger Justin Bailey. They reassigned centre Corban Knight. They reassigned goaltender Brian Elliott for conditioning purposes. They recalled goaltender Mike McKenna from his conditioning stint. They reassigned defenceman Samuel Morin for conditioning purposes. They reassigned centre Pascal Laberge. They acquired goaltender Cam Talbot from Edmonton.
The Penguins acquired defenceman Blake Siebenaler from Columbus. They reassigned goaltender Tristan Jarry to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They reassigned Siebenaler. Centre Evgeni Malkin has been suspended one game for high-sticking Philadelphia’s Michael Raffl.
The Sharks made no moves this week.
The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.
The Canucks reassigned right winger Darren Archibald from AHL Utica. They recalled centre Zack MacEwen. They acquired goaltender Marek Mazanec from the Rangers. They recalled centre Adam Gaudette. They recalled defenceman Luke Schenn.
The Golden Knights made no moves this week.
The Capitals made no moves this week.