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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 1/11/20-1/17/20

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks recalled left winger Maxime Comtois and centre Isac Lundestrom from AHL San Diego.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes recalled goaltender Ivan Prosvetov to AHL Tucson and reassigned defenceman Kyle Capobianco. They recalled centre Michael Chaput. They reassigned Capobianco and recalled Prosvetov.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins recalled centre Karson Kuhlman from AHL Providence and recalled goaltender Dan Vladar on an emergency basis. They reassigned right winger Brett Ritchie. They reassigned Vladar following his emergency recall and recalled goaltender Maxime Lagace on an emergency basis. They placed right winger David Backes on waivers.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames recalled defenceman Alexander Yelesin from AHL Stockton.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks reassigned centre John Quenneville to AHL Rockford. They recalled left winger Brandon Hagel.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Veini Vehvilainen from AHL Cleveland and reassigned centre Ryan MacInnis, defencemen Andrew Peeke and Gabriel Carlsson, and goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks. They reassigned Vehvilainen and recalled Kivlenieks and defenceman Adam Clendening.

Dallas Stars

The Stars recalled defenceman Stephen Johns from his conditioning stint with AHL Texas. They acquired centre Oula Palve from Pittsburgh and reassigned him.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings recalled goaltender Calvin Pickard from AHL Grand Rapids on an emergency basis. They reassigned defenceman Brian Lashoff.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers signed defenceman Caleb Jones to a two-year contract extension. Right winger Zack Kassian has been suspended two games for being the aggressor in an altercation with Calgary’s Matthew Tkachuk.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers recalled goaltender Sam Montembeault from AHL Springfield on an emergency basis. They reassigned Montembeault following his emergency recall. They recalled Montembeault on an emergency basis.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild recalled defenceman Nick Seeler from his conditioning stint with AHL Iowa.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled centre Matthew Peca from AHL Laval.

Nashville Predators

The Predators reassigned centre Yakov Trenin and defencemen Alexandre Carrier and Jarred Tinordi to AHL Milwaukee. Right winger Viktor Arvidsson has been fined $2000 for diving.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils recalled goaltender Evan Cormier from AHL Binghamton. They reassigned Cormier and recalled goaltender Cory Schneider. They have fired GM Ray Shero and named assistant GM Tom Fitzgerald interim GM. They recalled centre Michael McLeod.

New York Islanders

The Islanders recalled defenceman Sebastian Aho from AHL Bridgeport. They recalled centre Otto Koivula. They reassigned Koivula.

New York Rangers

The Rangers recalled left winger Phillip Di Giuseppe from AHL Hartford and reassigned centre Steven Fogarty. They reassigned defenceman Libor Hajek. Defenceman Jacob Trouba has been fined $5000 for slashing St. Louis’ Vince Dunn. Defenceman Ryan Lindgren has been fined $2486.56 for interference against the Islanders’ Jordan Eberle.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators reassigned defenceman Andreas Englund to AHL Belleville. Right winger Jack Skille, who was last in training camp in 2018 with Ottawa, has signed for the remainder of the season in Germany with the DEL’s Nurnberg Ice Tigers.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers recalled centre Connor Bunnaman from AHL Lehigh Valley and reassigned right winger David Kase. They recalled goaltender Alex Lyon and reassigned left winger Joel Farabee. They recalled Farabee and reassigned right winger Chris Stewart.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins reassigned centre Joseph Blandisi to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They acquired defenceman John Nyberg from Dallas and reassigned him.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks recalled left winger Lukas Radil from AHL San Jose and reassigned right winger Joachim Blichfeld. They reassigned Radil and recalled Blichfeld.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning recalled right winger Alexander Volkov from AHL Syracuse. They reassigned Volkov. They placed defenceman Luke Schenn on waivers.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Rasmus Sandin from AHL Toronto. They recalled defenceman Timothy Liljegren. They reassigned left winger Mason Marchment. They reassigned left winger Trevor Moore.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled right winger Zack MacEwen from AHL Utica.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights reassigned right winger Keegan Kolesar to AHL Chicago. They recalled Kolesar and reassigned centre Nicolas Roy. They recalled Roy.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals reassigned defenceman Christian Djoos to AHL Hershey. They signed centre Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year contract extension.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets recalled defenceman Cameron Schilling from AHL Manitoba.