Cole’s Notes From Around the League: 5/1/21-5/7/21


Anaheim Geese

The Geese reassigned proper winger Jacob Perreault to AHL San Diego. They reassigned goaltender Olle Eriksson Ek.

Arizona Coyotes

The Coyotes signed goaltender Karel Vejmelka to a one-year contract. They recalled defenceman Victor Soderstrom from AHL Tucson.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins made no strikes this week.

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres signed goaltender Stefanos Lekkas to a one-year entry-level contract. They recalled left winger CJ Smith and goaltender Michael Houser from AHL Rochester and reassigned centre Jean-Sebastian Dea. They recalled left winger Brett Murray.

Calgary Flames

The Flames made no strikes this week.

Carolina Hurricanes

The Hurricanes made no strikes this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

The Blackhawks recalled proper winger MacKenzie Entwistle and defenceman Alec Regula from AHL Rockford. They signed defenceman Jakub Galvas to a two-year entry-level contract.

Colorado Avalanche

The Avalanche recalled defenceman Dan Renouf and goaltenders Hunter Miska and Adam Werner from AHL Colorado and reassigned goaltender Jonas Johansson. They recalled centres Jayson Megna and Alex Newhook and defenceman Dennis Gilbert and reassigned Miska and Werner. They recalled defenceman Kyle Burroughs.

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Blue Jackets signed proper winger Yegor Chinakhov to a three-year entry-level contract. They signed proper winger Justin Danforth to a one-year contract. Proper winger Mikko Rantanen has been fined $5000 for embellishment towards San Jose.

Dallas Stars

The Stars made no strikes this week.

Detroit Pink Wings

The Pink Wings recalled centre Hayden Verbeek and defenceman Joe Hicketts from AHL Grand Rapids.

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers recalled defenceman Philip Broberg from the SHL’s Skelleftea AIK. They signed goaltender Ilya Konovalov to a two-year entry-level contract.

Florida Panthers

The Panthers recalled defenceman Brady Keeper and goaltender Sam Montembeault from AHL Syracuse.

Los Angeles Kings

The Kings recalled centre Rasmus Kupari and goaltender Jacob Ingham from AHL Ontario and reassigned goaltender Matthew Villalta.

Minnesota Wild

The Wild signed defencemen Daemon Hunt and Ryan O’Rourke to three-year entry-level contracts.

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens recalled centre Ryan Poehling and proper winger Alex Belzile from AHL Laval. They reassigned defenceman Xavier Ouellet.

Nashville Predators

The Predators made no strikes this week.

New Jersey Devils

The Devils recalled defenceman Kevin Bahl from AHL Binghamton. They signed goaltender Nico Daws to a three-year entry-level contract. They recalled left winger AJ Greer.

Proper winger Eric Tangradi, who final performed for New Jersey in 2019/20, has retired from professional hockey. Drafted within the second spherical, forty second total, within the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Geese, Tangradi has 16 factors (5G, 11A) in 150 video games, in addition to one level (0G, 1A) in three playoff video games, for the Pittsburgh Penguins (2009/10-partway by 2012/13), Winnipeg Jets (partway by 2012/13-2013/14), Montreal Canadiens (2014/15), Detroit Pink Wings (2015/16), and New Jersey Devils (2018/19). On the time of his commerce from Anaheim to Pittsburgh, Tangradi was seen as the actual high quality piece coming again together with Chris Kunitz for Ryan Whitney. Issues didn’t end up that means, with Kunitz using shotgun with Sidney Crosby to objectives and factors within the a whole bunch, three Stanley Cup titles, and Gold on the 2014 Sochi Olympics, versus Tangradi, who would by no means play greater than the 55 video games he performed for Winnipeg in 2013/14. He additionally by no means had any greater than the three objectives or six factors he had in 2014 with the Jets or the three assists he had in every of 2013 and 2014 with Winnipeg. Whereas he was serviceable as a defensive ahead for the fourth-line in the course of the peak of his profession, he wound up being buried within the minors from 2014 onward. Tangradi completed his final NHL season with one help in six video games for New Jersey in 2018/19, together with 24 factors in 41 video games for AHL Binghamton. He completed his final professional season altogether 9 factors in 22 video games for the Kazakhstan-based KHL membership Barys Nul-Sultan and 13 factors in 21 video games for AHL Grand Rapids. Tangradi, 32, has opted to retire after having not performed for the reason that finish of the 2019/20 season.

New York Islanders

The Islanders made no strikes this week.

New York Rangers

The Rangers fired President John Davidson and GM Jeff Gorton and have named Chris Drury alternative for each. Proper winger Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended one sport for high-sticking Washington’s Anthony Mantha. The Rangers have been fined $250,000 for his or her feedback relating to George Parros and the Division of Participant Security.

Ottawa Senators

The Senators signed goaltender Anton Forsberg to a one-year contract extension. They recalled defenceman Cody Goloubef from AHL Belleville.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers recalled defenceman Wyatt Wylie from AHL Lehigh Valley and reassigned defenceman Egor Zamula. They signed left winger Elliot Desnoyers to a three-year entry-level contract and signed centre Olle Lycksell to a two-year entry-level contract. Defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere has been suspended two video games for boarding Pittsburgh’s Mark Friedman.

Pittsburgh Penguins

The Penguins recalled goaltender Maxime Lagace from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on an emergency foundation. They signed proper winger Valtteri Puustinen to a two-year entry-level contract.

San Jose Sharks

The Sharks made no strikes this week.

St. Louis Blues

The Blues signed defenceman Steven Santini to a two-year contract extension.

Tampa Bay Lightning

The Lightning recalled defenceman Ben Thomas and goaltender Spencer Martin from AHL Syracuse and reassigned defenceman Cal Foote. They signed goaltender Amir Miftakhov to a two-year entry-level contract. They signed Martin to a one-year contract extension.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs reassigned left winger Nicholas Robertson and defenceman Martin Marincin to AHL Toronto. They signed centre Kirill Semyonov to a one-year entry-level contract. They reassigned goaltender Frederik Andersen for conditioning functions.

Vancouver Canucks

The Canucks recalled left winger Jonah Gadjovich from AHL Utica. Proper winger Zack MacEwen has been suspended one sport for kneeing Edmonton’s Darnell Nurse.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights recalled centre Peyton Krebs from WHL Winnipeg.

Washington Capitals

The Capitals reassigned defenceman Michal Kempny to AHL Hershey for conditioning functions. Proper winger Tom Wilson has been fined $5000 for roughing the Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets recalled centres David Gustafsson and Dominic Toninato, proper winger Marko Dano, defencemen Ville Heinola, and goaltender Eric Comrie from AHL Manitoba. They reassigned defenceman Luke Inexperienced and goaltender Mikhail Berdin. They recalled left winger CJ Suess.


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