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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 9/21/19-9/27/19

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 defenceman Alexander Petrovic to a one-year contract.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames signed left winger Jakob Pelletier to a three-year entry-level contract. They re-signed left winger Matthew Tkachuk to a three-year contract.

Defenceman Eric Gryba has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the third round, 68th overall, in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators, Gryba has 43 points (7G, 36A) in 289 games, as well as zero points in 13 playoff games, for Ottawa (2012/13-2014/15), Edmonton (2015/16-2017/18), and New Jersey (2018/19). Gryba spent his whole NHL career as a depth stay-at-home defender, only averaging more than 20 minutes per night in his rookie season on an injury-depleted Senators squad. Gryba’s career highs are 12 assists and 12 points in 2015 for Ottawa, as well as two goals, scored in each of 2013 and 2014 for Ottawa and 2017 for Edmonton. Gryba finished his final NHL season with zero points in 10 games for New Jersey and seven points in 47 games for the AHL’s Binghamton Devils. Gryba, 31, announced his retirement on his own Twitter account days after being cut from his training camp professional tryout contract with the Calgary Flames.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes acquired defenceman Joel Edmundson, right winger Dominik Bokk, and a 2021 seventh-round pick from St. Louis. Right winger Saku Maenalanen has signed a one-year contract in Finland with the KHL’s Jokerit Helsinki. Left winger Andrej Nestrasil, who last played in the NHL for Carolina from 2014/15 to 2016/17, has signed in Czechia with the Czech Extraliga’s HC Ocelari Trinec.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche acquired goaltender Antoine Bibeau from San Jose.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets made no moves this week.

Dallas Stars

The Stars released right wingers Scottie Upshall and Stefan Noesen from their professional tryout contracts. They signed defenceman Thomas Harley to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Dawson Barteaux to a three-year entry-level contract.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers made no moves this week.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers released right winger Troy Brouwer from his professional tryout contract.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week. Left winger Lance Bouma, defenceman Ryan Stanton, and left winger Brett Sutter have been released from their PTOs and signed PTOs with AHL Ontario.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild released right winger Drew Stafford from his professional tryout contract.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens made no moves this week.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves this week.

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 released left winger Connor Brickley from his professional tryout contract.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators signed right winger Scott Sabourin to a one-year contract.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed right winger Samuel Poulin to a three-year entry-level contract. Right winger Jimmy Hayes has signed a PTO with AHL Iowa.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks acquired defenceman Nicolas Meloche from Colorado.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues acquired defenceman Justin Faulk from Carolina and signed him to a seven-year contract extension.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning re-signed centre Brayden Point to a three-year contract. Centre Cedric Paquette has been fined $2500 for high-sticking Florida’s Frank Vatrano.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs released goaltender Michal Neuvirth from his professional tryout contract. Defenceman Steven Oleksy, who finished last season with the Toronto organization, has signed a PTO with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks released right winger Landon Ferraro from his professional tryout contract. Defenceman Cam Barker, who last played in the NHL for Vancouver in 2012/13, has signed in Czechia with the Czech Extraliga’s HC Ocelari Trinec.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights made no moves this week. Defenceman Griffin Reinhart has signed a PTO with AHL Belleville.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets re-signed right winger Patrik Laine to a two-year contract.