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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 12/19/20-12/25/20

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks re-signed goaltender Ryan Miller to a one-year contract.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes signed centre Drake Caggiula to a one-year contract.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins made no moves his week.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres re-signed centre Casey Mittelstadt to a one-year contract.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves his week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves his week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks made no moves his week.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche made no moves his week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets signed defenceman Michael Del Zotto to a professional tryout contract.

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 re-signed goaltender Sam Montembeault to a one-year contract.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves his week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves his week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens signed right winger Michael Frolik to a one-year contract.

Nashville Predators

The Predators acquired left winger Michael Carcone from Ottawa. They signed centre Erik Haula to a one-year contract. They re-signed centre Mikael Granlund to a one-year contract.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils signed right winger Dawson Mercer to a three-year entry-level contract. They re-signed goaltender MacKenzie Blackwood to a three-year contract.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves his week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers made no moves his week.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators acquired centre Zach Magwood from Nashville.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers made no moves his week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins made no moves his week.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves his week.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves his week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning re-signed defenceman Erik Cernak to a three-year contract and re-signed defenceman Jan Rutta to a two-year contract. They signed right winger Mathieu Joseph to a two-year contract and re-signed right winger Alexander Volkov to a one-year contract. They re-signed centre Anthony Cirelli to a three-year contract.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves his week.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks made no moves his week.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights made no moves his week.

Defenceman Deryk Engelland has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the sixth round, 194th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils, Engelland had 127 points (30G, 97A) in 671 games, as well as five points (0G, 5A) in 55 playoff games, for Pittsburgh (2009/10-2013/14), Calgary (2014/15-2016/17), and Vegas (2017/18-2019/20). An enforcer type for the bulk of his career, his career was changed by joining the Golden Knights. Engelland had spent parts of his first two pro seasons with the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL, and had in that time made the city his home, so when the NHL granted Las Vegas an expansion franchise it didn’t take long for people to see Engelland as a natural fit. Sure enough, he was the Golden Knights’ selection from the Flames and would go on to a much larger role than was anticipated, wearing an alternate captain’s “A,” playing more minutes, and surprisingly showing some offensive ability. Engelland has career highs of 18 assists and 23 points in 2018 with Vegas and six goals in 2014 with Pittsburgh. Engelland finished his final NHL season with six points (1G, 5A) in 49 games with Vegas. Engelland, 38, will transition to the Vegas Golden Knights foundation and become a special assistant to the Owner.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals signed left winger Conor Sheary to a one-year contract.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves his week.