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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/28/19-1/3/20

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks acquired centre Chris Mueller from Tampa Bay. They reassigned right winger Daniel Sprong. They recalled Sprong. They reassigned Mueller. They recalled defenceman Chris Wideman. They reassigned Wideman, Sprong, and centre Sam Carrick.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes recalled centre Michael Chaput from AHL Tucson. They recalled defenceman Kyle Capobianco and reassigned defenceman Aaron Ness.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins recalled defenceman Jeremy Lauzon from AHL Providence on an emergency basis. They reassigned right winger Karson Kuhlman. They reassigned Lauzon following an emergency recall and reassigned left winger Anton Blidh for conditioning purposes. They reassigned defenceman Steven Kampfer.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres signed left winger Dalton Smith to a one-year contract. They acquired a 2020 fourth-round pick from Montreal. They acquired right winger Michael Frolik from Calgary. They recalled left winger Scott Wilson.

Calgary Flames

The Flames acquired a 2020 fourth-round pick from Buffalo.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves this week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks from AHL Cleveland on an emergency basis. They recalled centre Justin Scott on an emergency basis.

Dallas Stars

The Stars recalled left winger Joel Kiviranta from AHL Texas. Right winger Corey Perry has been suspended five games for elbowing Nashville’s Ryan Ellis.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings reassigned goaltender Calvin Pickard to AHL Grand Rapids. They recalled right winger Givani Smith.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers recalled right winger Kailer Yamamoto and defenceman William Lagesson and reassigned centre Markus Granlund and defenceman Brandon Manning.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers made no moves this week.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings reassigned defenceman Derek Forbort to AHL Ontario on an emergency basis. Defenceman Kurtis MacDermid has been suspended two games for an illegal check to the head of Philadelphia’s Ivan Provorov.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild reassigned centre Nico Sturm to AHL Iowa. They reassigned defenceman Nick Seeler for conditioning purposes. Goaltender Alex Stalock has been fined $2000 for diving against Winnipeg.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled right winger Dale Weise from AHL Laval. They acquired right winger Andrew Sturtz and a 2021 fifth-round pick from Ottawa and reassigned Sturtz. They acquired defenceman Marco Scandella from Buffalo. They reassigned right winger Riley Barber. They signed right winger Ilya Kovalchuk for the remainder of the season.

Nashville Predators

The Predators recalled centre Yakov Trenin from AHL Milwaukee. They recalled defenceman Alexandre Carrier. Defenceman Alexei Emelin, who last played in the NHL for Nashville in 2017/18, has signed a two-year contract in Russia with the KHL’s Avangard Omsk.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils reassigned goaltender Louis Domingue to AHL Binghamton. They signed defenceman Nikita Okhotyuk to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled Domingue and reassigned goaltender Gilles Senn.

New York Islanders

The Islanders recalled defenceman Sebastian Aho from AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

The Rangers recalled centre Steven Fogarty from AHL Hartford.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled centre JC Beaudin and defenceman Christian Jaros and reassigned centre Logan Brown. They reassigned Beaudin. They recalled left winger Rudolfs Balcers. They acquired defenceman Mike Reilly from Montreal. They reassigned defenceman Erik Brannstrom. Centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau has been fined $2500 for roughing Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers reassigned centre Morgan Frost to AHL Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled goaltender Casey DeSmith from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Centre Evgeni Malkin has been fined $5000 for high-sticking Ottawa’s Jean-Gabriel Pageau.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks recalled right winger Joachim Blichfeld from AHL San Jose.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning acquired defenceman Patrick Sieloff from Anaheim. They reassigned right winger Mathieu Joseph to AHL Syracuse. They reassigned Sieloff.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled right winger Kenny Agostino and defenceman Timothy Liljegren from AHL Toronto. They reassigned Liljegren. They recalled Liljegren and defenceman Teemu Kivihalme. They signed defenceman Justin Holl to a three-year contract extension. They recalled left winger Mason Marchment.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks made no moves this week.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights recalled centre Nicolas Roy from AHL Chicago.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week. Right winger Wojtek Wolski, who last played in the NHL for Washington in 2012/13, has signed in Czechia with the Czech Extraliga’s HC Ocelari Trinec.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets reassigned goaltender Eric Comrie to AHL Manitoba. They reassigned left winger Joona Luoto. They recalled defenceman Sami Niku.