American Hockey League

The Anaheim Ducks have acquired defenseman Joel Persson from the Edmonton Oilers for goaltender Angus Redmond and a 2022 conditional seventh-round pick. Persson, 25, has collected three goals and 13 assists in 27 games with the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors this season, his first North American campaign. He also made his NHL debut with Edmonton, notching
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The Florida Panthers have acquired defenseman Emil Djuse from the Dallas Stars in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick. Djuse, 26, has appeared in 48 games with the AHL’s Texas Stars this season, recording four goals and 25 assists for 29 points. The native of Skelleftea, Sweden, signed a one-year contract with Dallas on April
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired forward Miikka Salomaki from the Nashville Predators in exchange for defenseman Ben Harpur. Salomaki, 26, has skated in 41 AHL games with the Milwaukee Admirals this season, collecting five goals and 10 assists for 15 points. He has also played five NHL games with Nashville in 2019-20. A seventh-year
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forwards Riley Barber and Phil Varone from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forwards Joseph Blandisi and Jake Lucchini. A Pittsburgh native, Barber signed with Montreal on July 1, 2019, after four seasons with the Washington Capitals organization. Barber has appeared in 39 games with the AHL’s Laval Rocket this
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have acquired forward Anthony Greco from the Florida Panthers in exchange for forward Danick Martel. Greco has appeared in 37 AHL games with the Springfield Thunderbirds this season, recording 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points. The fourth-year pro set career highs with 30 goals, 29 assists and 59 points
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The New York Rangers have acquired forward Julien Gauthier from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Joey Keane. Gauthier, 22, is currently fourth in the AHL with 26 goals and has totaled 37 points in 44 games with the Charlotte Checkers in 2019-20, his third pro campaign. He also has one assist in five
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Springfield Thunderbirds forward Dryden Hunt has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending February 16, 2020. Hunt recorded five points during Springfield’s two-game weekend visit to Charlotte, helping the Thunderbirds close the gap in the Atlantic Division playoff race
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The New Jersey Devils have acquired defenseman David Quenneville and a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft from the New York Islanders in exchange for defenseman Andy Greene. Quenneville will report to New Jersey’s AHL affiliate in Binghamton. The 21-year-old Edmonton native has appeared in 18 games with the AHL’s Bridgeport Sound Tigers this
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