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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/12/20-12/18/20

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks made no moves his week.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes made no moves his week.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins made no moves his week.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves his week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames re-signed defenceman Oliver Kylington to a one-year contract.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes re-signed defenceman Roland McKeown to a one-year contract.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves his week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves his week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets made no moves his week.

Dallas Stars

The Stars made no moves his week.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves his week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers made no moves his week.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers signed right winger Anthony Duclair to a one-year contract.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves his week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild signed goaltender Andrew Hammond to a one-year contract.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens made no moves his week.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves his week.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils made no moves his week.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves his week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves his week.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators made no moves his week.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers signed defenceman Mason Millman to a three-year entry-level contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins made no moves his week.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves his week. Centre Melker Karlsson has signed for the remainder of the season in Sweden with the SHL’s Skelleftea AIK.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves his week.

Left winger Alexander Steen has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the first round, 24th overall, in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Steen has 622 points (245G, 377A) in 1018 games, as well as 36 points (15G, 21A) in 91 playoff games, with Toronto (2005/06-partway through 2008/09) and St. Louis (partway through 2008/09-2019/20). Steen, a natural centre, spent the most notable seasons of his career as a winger but fit solidly into the mold of a two-way forward, relied on in a defensive role but with some offensive chops that showed themselves relatively late in his career. with four of his 50+ point seasons and both of his 60+ point seasons coming between the 2014 and 2018 seasons. Steen scored career highs of 64 points in 2015, 33 goals and 40 assists, both in 2015, all with St. Louis. He won the Stanley Cup with St. Louis in 2019. Steen finished his final NHL season with 17 points (7G, 10A) in 55 games with the Blues. Steen, 36, was forced into retirement due to a degenerative back condition after seeing both his points and games played decline in the past few seasons.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning signed centre Jack Finley to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed centre Gage Concalves to a three-year entry-level contract.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves his week.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks re-signed centre Tyler Graovac to a one-year contract. They signed right winger Justin Bailey to a one-year contract.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights made no moves his week.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves his week.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets signed goaltender Mikhail Berdin to a two-year contract extension.