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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 4/27/19-5/3/19

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks made no moves this week.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes made no moves this week.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins signed left winger Anton Blidh to a two-year contract extension. They signed centre Oskar Steen to a three-year entry-level contract.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes recalled defenceman Jake Bean from AHL Charlotte on an emergency basis. They recalled goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic on an emergency basis. They acquired a 2019 second-round pick and a conditional 2020 third-round pick from the Rangers. They reassigned Bean and centre Clark Bishop following their emergency recalls. They recalled Bean on an emergency basis. They reassigned Bean following his emergency recall. They reassigned Nedeljkovic following his emergency recall.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets made no moves this week.

Dallas Stars

The Stars signed defenceman Emil Djuse to a one-year entry-level contract.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings signed centre Joe Veleno to a three-year entry-level contract.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers signed centre Ryan McLeod to a three-year entry-level contract.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers signed goaltender Chris Driedger to a two-year contract extension.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings signed centre Markus Phillips to a three-year entry-level contract.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves this week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens made no moves this week.

Nashville Predators

The Predators signed right winger Mathieu Olivier to a two-year entry-level contract.

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 acquired defenceman Adam Fox from Carolina. They signed Fox to a two-year entry-level contract. They signed right winger Vitali Kravtsov to a three-year entry-level contract and goaltender Igor Shesterkin to a one-year entry-level contract. Centre David Desharnais, who last played in the NHL for the Rangers in 2017/18, has signed a two-year contract in Switzerland with HC Fribourg-Gotteron.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators made no moves this week. Left winger Viktor Stalberg, who last played in the NHL for Ottawa in 2016/17, has signed a two-year contract in Switzerland with HC Fribourg-Gotteron.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers signed goaltender Kirill Ustimenko to a three-year entry-level contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed centre Thomas Di Pauli to a one-year contract extension.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks recalled centres Alexander True and Antti Suomela, defencemen Jacob Middleton and Nick DeSimone, and goaltender Josef Korenar from AHL San Jose. They signed defenceman Mario Ferraro to a three-year entry-level contract.

Right winger Jannik Hansen, who last played in the NHL for San Jose, has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the ninth round, 287th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks, Hansen has 256 points (109G, 147A) in 626 games, as well as 19 points (7G, 12A) in 70 games, for Vancouver (2006/07-partway through 2016/17), and San Jose (partway through 2016/17-2017/18). Hansen has career-highs in his career of 39 points as well as 23 assists, both in 2012 with Vancouver, and 22 goals in 2016, also with Vancouver. In his last season in the NHL, Hansen finished with 14 points (2G, 12A) in 46 games for the Sharks. In his last pro hockey season, Hansen, 33, he scored 18 points in 45 games for the KHL’s CSKA Moscow.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning signed defenceman Jan Rutta to a one-year entry-level contract extension.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs signed right winger Egor Korshkov to a two-year entry-level contract.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks made no moves this week.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights have hired Kelly McCrimmon as their general manager, George McPhee remaining the president of hockey operations.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week.