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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 10/9/21-10/15/21

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks made no moves this week.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes signed goaltender Anson Thornton to a three-year entry-level contract.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins signed defenceman Charlie McAvoy to an eight-year contract extension.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week. Left winger Tobias Rieder has signed a one-year contract in Sweden with the SHL’s Vaxjo Lakers.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no moves this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks signed defenceman Erik Gustafsson to a one-year contract.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche signed defenceman Jack Johnson to a one-year contract.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets placed defenceman Mikko Lehtonen on unconditional waivers.

Dallas Stars

The Stars made no moves this week.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings released right winger Bobby Ryan from his professional tryout contract. Centre Frans Nielsen has signed a one-year contract in Germany with the DEL’s Eisbaren Berlin.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers signed left winger Colton Sceviour to a one-year contract.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers acquired defenceman Olli Juolevi from Vancouver. Left winger Nikita Gusev has signed a one-year contract in Russia with the KHL’s SKA Petersburg.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings made no moves this week.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves this week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens claimed centre Adam Brooks off waivers from Toronto. They signed centre Nick Suzuki to an eight-year contract extension. Right winger Michael Frolik, who last played in the NHL for Montreal, has signed a two-year contract in Switzerland with the National League’s HC Lausanne.

Nashville Predators

The Predators signed defenceman Jack Matier to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Mattias Ekholm to a four-year contract extension.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils signed left winger Jimmy Vesey to a one-year contract.

New York Islanders

The Islanders signed defenceman Ryan Pulock to an eight-year contract extension.

New York Rangers

The Rangers signed centre Mika Zibanejad to an eight-year contract extension.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators signed centre Parker Kelly to a two-year contract extension. They re-signed left winger Brady Tkachuk to a seven-year contract.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers claimed centre Patrick Brown off waivers from Vegas. They claimed right winger Zack MacEwen off waivers from Vancouver.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins signed centre Brian Boyle to a one-year contract. Centre Mark Jankowski has signed a one-year contract with AHL Rochester.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no moves this week.

Seattle Kraken

The Kraken claimed centre Alex Barre-Boulet off waivers from Tampa Bay.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues signed right winger James Neal to a one-year contract.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning made no moves this week.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks acquired centre Juho Lammikko and defenceman Noah Juulsen from Florida. They signed right winger Alex Chiasson to a one-year contract.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights made no moves this week.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals claimed left winger Axel Jonsson Fjallby off waivers from Buffalo. They claimed defenceman Dennis Cholowski off waivers from Seattle.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets signed right winger Evgeny Svechnikov to a one-year contract.