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Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 4/24/21-4/30/21

The latest in transaction news from across the NHL.

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Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks recalled centre Trevor Zegras and defenceman Simon Benoit from AHL San Diego. They recalled right winger Jacob Perreault. They recalled goaltender Olle Eriksson Ek.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes made no moves this week.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins reassigned goaltender Dan Vladar to AHL Providence.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres made no moves this week.

Calgary Flames

The Flames recalled centres Byron Froese and Glenn Gawdin from AHL Stockton.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no moves this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks signed defenceman Riley Stillman to a three-year contract extension.

Centre Andrew Shaw has retired from pro hockey. Drafted in the fifth round, 139th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, Shaw has 247 points (116G, 131A) in 544 games, as well as 35 points (16G, 19A) in 72 playoff games, for Chicago (2011/12-2015/16, 2019/20-2020/21) and Montreal (2016/17-2018/19). Despite being what many would consider “undersized” at 5’11”, Shaw stood out for his physical style of play and was a fixture in the bottom nine for the Blackhawks for the bulk of their pseudo-dynasty years. He won Stanley Cups in 2013 and 2015 with the Blackhawks. Though naturally associated with his physical style of play, he was also fairly solid offensively, with career highs of 28 assists and 47 points in 2019 with Montreal, and 20 goals in 2014 with Chicago. Shaw has four points (2G, 2A) in 14 games this season, what will be his last. Shaw, 29, has only played 40 games during these past two seasons combined and has been on injured reserve with a concussion since February 11, and retires with one more year remaining on his contract with a $3.9M cap hit, citing advice from medical professionals to stop playing.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche recalled right wingers Martin Kaut and Miikka Salomaki, defenceman Keaton Middleton, and goaltender Adam Werner from AHL Colorado and reassigned centre Jayson Megna. They signed defenceman Justin Barron to a three-year entry-level contract. They reassigned Kaut, Salomaki, and defenceman Dan Renouf. They reassigned Middleton and Werner.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets recalled goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks from AHL Cleveland and reassigned centre Josh Dunne and goaltender Daniil Tarasov. They recalled Tarasov and centre Liam Foudyand reassigned right winger Cliff Pu.

Dallas Stars

The Stars signed centre Jacob Peterson to a two-year entry-level contract. They reassigned centre Ty Dellandrea to AHL Texas.

Detroit Red Wings

The Red Wings made no moves this week.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers made no moves this week.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers recalled and centre Aleksi Heponiemi and left winger Grigori Denisenko from AHL Syracuse.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings recalled centre Quinton Byfield from AHL Ontario.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild made no moves this week.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens made no moves this week.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no moves this week.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils recalled defenceman Colin White from AHL Binghamton. They reassigned left winger Nolan Foote.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no moves this week. Centre Mathew Barzal has been fined $2000 for diving.

New York Rangers

The Rangers recalled centre Morgan Barron and defenceman Tarmo Reunanen from AHL Hartford.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators signed left winger Roby Jarventie to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled goaltenders Filip Gustavsson and Kevin Mandolese from AHL Belleville and reassigned right winger Logan Shaw and defenceman Cody Goloubef.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers recalled defenceman Egor Zamula from AHL Lehigh Valley.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled centre Anthony Angello from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks recalled right winger Joachim Blichfeld.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues made no moves this week.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning signed goaltender Hugo Alnefelt to a three-year entry-level contract.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs made no moves this week.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled right winger Kole Lind from AHL Utica. They reassigned goaltender Michael DiPietro.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights recalled left winger Dylan Sikura from AHL Henderson and reassigned left winger Tomas Jurco. They recalled goaltender Logan Thompson and reassigned goaltender Oscar Dansk. They recalled Jurco.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals made no moves this week.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets reassigned defenceman Ville Heinola to AHL Manitoba. They recalled goaltender Mikhail Berdin and reassigned goaltender Eric Comrie.