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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 3/27/21-4/2/21

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks reassigned right winger Vinni Lettieri to AHL San Diego.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes made no moves this week. Centre Nick Schmaltz has been fined $5000 for boarding San Jose’s Radim Simek.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins reassigned defenceman Jack Ahcan to AHL Providence. They recalled left winger Anton Blidh. They reassigned centre Greg McKegg.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames signed defenceman Yan Kuznetsov to a three-year entry-level contract.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes reassigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to AHL Chicago for conditioning purposes. They recalled Mrazek from his conditioning stint.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled Markus Hakkarainen, Brandon Pirri, and defenceman Adam Regula from AHL Rockford and reassigned centre Reese Johnson, right winger MacKenzie Entwistle, and defencemen Lucas Carlsson, Wyatt Kalynuk, and Ian Mitchell. They recalled Carlsson, Entwistle, Johnson, Kalynuk, Mitchell and reassigned Hakkarainen, Pirri, and Regula. They signed right winger Mike Hardman to a two-year entry-level contract. They acquired centre Vinnie Hinstroza from Florida. They recalled Hakkarainen, Pirri, and Regula and assigned Carlsson, Entwistle, Johnson, Mitchell, and defenceman Nicolas Beaudin.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche signed defenceman Keaton Middleton to a two-year entry-level contract. They signed centre Alex Newhook to a three-year entry-level contract and reassigned him to AHL Colorado. They reassigned defenceman Greg Pateryn. Centre Nathan MacKinnon has been fined $5000 for unsportsmanlike conduct against Arizona’s Conor Garland.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets signed centre Tyler Angle to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled centre Liam Foudy from AHL Cleveland.

Dallas Stars

The Stars signed centre Jordan Kawaguchi to a one-year entry-level contract. They signed defenceman Adam Scheel to a two-year entry-level contract.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings recalled right winger Givani Smith from AHL Grand Rapids and left winger Mathias Bromé and defenceman Dennis Cholowski.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers made no moves this week. Centre Connor McDavid has been fined $5000 for elbowing Montreal’s Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers recalled centre Aleksi Heponiemi from AHL Syracuse. They signed goaltender Spencer Knight to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled defenceman Brady Keeper. They signed defenceman Matt Kiersted to a two-year entry-level contract. They recalled centre Brad Morrison.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings acquired right winger Brendan Lemieux from the Rangers. They acquired defenceman Christian Wolanin from Ottawa and reassigned him to AHL Ontario. They recalled centre Lias Andersson and defenceman Austin Strand.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild reassigned centre Luke Johnson to AHL Iowa. They signed left winger Matt Boldy to a three-year entry-level contract.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens signed right winger Cole Caufield to a three-year entry-level contract. They reassigned Caufield to AHL Laval. They signed defenceman Corey Schueneman to a one-year entry-level contract. They reassigned centre Laurent Dauphin and defenceman Xavier Ouellet.

Nashville Predators

The Predators signed defenceman David Farrance to a two-year entry-level contract. They reassigned right winger Luke Evangelista from AHL Chicago. They reassigned goaltender Devin Cooley.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils made no moves this week.

New York Islanders

The Islanders reassigned goaltender Cory Schneider to AHL Bridgeport for conditioning purposes.

New York Rangers

The Rangers acquired a 2021 fourth-round pick from Los Angeles. They signed defenceman Hunter Skinner to a three-year entry-level contract.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators recalled left winger Jack Kopacka and defenceman Erik Brannstrom from AHL Belleville and reassigned left winger Alex Formenton. They reassigned defenceman Christian Wolanin. They acquired centre Michael Amadio from Los Angeles. They recalled Formenton and reassigned Kopacka. They signed defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed centre Shane Pinto to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled centre Logan Brown and defenceman Olle Alsing.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers signed defenceman Cam York to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled centre Tanner Laczynski and right winger Linus Sandin from AHL Lehigh Valley and reassigned centre Connor Bunnaman and left winger Carsen Twarynski.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled centre Jordy Bellerive and right winger Josh Currie from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. They recalled goaltender Max Lagace and reassigned left winger Jonathan Gruden. They recalled centre Justin Almeida and reassigned left winger Drew O’Connor.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks signed centre Scott Reedy to a two-year entry-level contract.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning signed centre Odeen Tufto to a one-year entry-level contract. They recalled defenceman Ben Thomas from AHL Syracuse. They reassigned centre Mitchell Stephens for conditioning purposes and reassigned right winger Taylor Raddysh.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs recalled left winger Nicholas Robertson and defenceman Timothy Liljegren from AHL Toronto and reassigned defenceman Kristians Rubins. They signed centre Alex Steeves to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled goaltender Veini Vehvilainen and reassigned goaltender Ian Scott. They recalled defencemen Martin Marincin and Calle Rosen and reassigned Liljegren, defenceman Mac Hollowell, and right winger Scott Sabourin. They recalled Sabourin, Liljegren, and centre Adam Brooks, and reassigned Robertson and Rosen.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks signed goaltender Thatcher Demko to a five-year contract extension.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights signed defenceman Peter DiLiberatore to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed defencemen Layton Ahac and Zack Hayes to three-year entry-level contracts and reassigned centre Cody Glass. They reassigned DiLiberatore. Centre Chandler Stephenson has been suspended three games for elbowing Los Angeles’ Tobias Bjornfot.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals signed goaltender Zach Fucale to a two-year contract extension.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets made no moves this week.