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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 5/18/19-5/24/19

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

NHL: New York Islanders at Philadelphia Flyers Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks made no moves this week.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes made no moves this week.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins made no moves this week.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week. Centre Peter Holland, who finished the season on contract with Chicago, has signed a two-year contract in Russia with the KHL’s Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg.

Colorado Avalanche

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

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets made no moves this week.

Dallas Stars

The Stars made no moves this week.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers signed defenceman Logan Day to a one-year entry-level contract. They signed goaltender Olivier Rodrigue to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed left winger Joakim Nygard to a one-year entry-level contract.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Left winger Ladislav Nagy has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the seventh round, 177th overall, in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the St. Louis Blues, Nagy has 311 points (115G, 196A) in 435 games, as well as four points (2G, 2A) in 18 playoff games, for St. Louis (1999/00-partway through 2000/01), Phoenix (partway through 2000/01-partway through 2006/07), Dallas (part of 2006/07), and Los Angeles (2007/08). Nagy reached career highs of 57 points in 2003 with Phoenix, 24 goals in 2004 with Phoenix, and 43 assists in 2007 with Dallas. Nagy finished his last NHL season in 2008 with 26 points (9G, 17A) in 38 games for Los Angeles. Since then, Nagy, 39, bounced between the KHL and the Slovakian and Swedish leagues, finishing his final NHL season 61 points in 48 games for HC Kosice.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves this week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens signed right winger Alex Belzile to a one-year 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 signed centre Brock Nelson to a seven-year contract extension.

New York Rangers

The Rangers signed defenceman Yegor Rykov to a two-year entry-level contract.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators named DJ Smith head coach.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed defenceman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year entry-level contract extension.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves this week.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.

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 centre Shane Gersich to a one-year contract extension. They signed centre Brian Pinho to a one-year contract.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets signed defenceman Leon Gawanke to a three-year entry-level contract.