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.
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.
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.
The Flames acquired a 2020 fourth-round pick from Buffalo.
The Hurricanes made no moves this week.
The Blackhawks made no moves this week.
The Avalanche made no moves this week.
The Oilers recalled right winger Kailer Yamamoto and defenceman William Lagesson and reassigned centre Markus Granlund and defenceman Brandon Manning.
The Panthers made no moves this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Islanders recalled defenceman Sebastian Aho from AHL Bridgeport.
The Rangers recalled centre Steven Fogarty from AHL Hartford.
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.
The Flyers reassigned centre Morgan Frost to AHL Lehigh Valley.
The Sharks recalled right winger Joachim Blichfeld from AHL San Jose.
The Blues made no moves this week.
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.
The Canucks made no moves this week.
The Golden Knights recalled centre Nicolas Roy from AHL Chicago.
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.