Anaheim Ducks transactions

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Anaheim Ducks logo Sam Carrick
Sam Carrick
2019-01-19
Assigned C Sam Carrick to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-19
Anaheim Ducks logo Derek Grant
Derek Grant
2019-01-17
Acquired C Derek Grant from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Joseph Blandisi.
2019-01-17
Anaheim Ducks logo Ryan Kesler
Ryan Kesler
2019-01-16
Placed C Ryan Kesler on IR.
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Patrick Eaves
Patrick Eaves
2019-01-16
Loaned RW Patrick Eaves to San Diego (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo
2019-01-16
Assigned RW Kiefer Sherwood to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Jake Dotchin
Jake Dotchin
2019-01-16
Assigned D Jake Dotchin to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr
2019-01-16
Recalled D Andrej Sustr from San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Max Jones
Max Jones
2019-01-16
Recalled LW Max Jones from San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Troy Terry
Troy Terry
2019-01-16
Recalled RW Troy Terry from San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Pontus Aberg
Pontus Aberg
2019-01-16
Minnesota Wild Acquired LW Pontus Aberg from the Anaheim Ducks for C Justin Kloos.
2019-01-16
Anaheim Ducks logo Devin Shore
Devin Shore
2019-01-14
Acquired C Devin Shore from the Dallas Stars for LW Andrew Cogliano.
2019-01-14
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2019-01-09
Assigned D Josh Mahura to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-09
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2019-01-09
Assigned C Ben Street to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-09
Anaheim Ducks logo Jake Dotchin
Jake Dotchin
2019-01-07
Recalled D Jake Dotchin from San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-07
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2019-01-07
Recalled C Ben Street from San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-07
Anaheim Ducks logo Jake Dotchin
Jake Dotchin
2019-01-06
Assigned D Jake Dotchin to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-06
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2019-01-06
Assigned C Ben Street to San Diego (AHL).
2019-01-06
Anaheim Ducks logo Korbinian Holzer Assigned D Korbinian Holzer to San Diego (AHL). 2019-01-06
Anaheim Ducks logo Isac Lundestrom
Isac Lundestrom
2019-01-06
Assigned C Isac Lundestrom to Team Lulea (HF Sweden).
2019-01-06
Anaheim Ducks logo Cam Fowler
Cam Fowler
2019-01-06
Activated D Cam Fowler from injured reserve.
2019-01-06
Anaheim Ducks logo Korbinian Holzer Waived D Korbinian Holzer. 2019-01-04
Anaheim Ducks logo Jared Coreau
Jared Coreau
2019-01-03
St. Louis Blues Acquired G Jared Coreau from the Anaheim Ducks for future considerations.
2019-01-03
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2019-01-02
Waived C Ben Street.
2019-01-02
Anaheim Ducks logo Kevin Boyle
Kevin Boyle
2018-12-29
Assigned G Kevin Boyle to San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-29
Anaheim Ducks logo Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr
2018-12-29
Assigned D Andrej Sustr to San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-29
Anaheim Ducks logo Andy Welinski
Andy Welinski
2018-12-29
Recalled D Andy Welinski from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-29
Anaheim Ducks logo Kevin Boyle
Kevin Boyle
2018-12-28
Recalled G Kevin Boyle from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-28
Anaheim Ducks logo Giovanni Fiore
Giovanni Fiore
2018-12-28
Arizona Coyotes Acquired D Trevor Murphy from the Anaheim Ducks for LW Giovanni Fiore.
2018-12-28
Anaheim Ducks logo Jake Dotchin
Jake Dotchin
2018-12-28
Waived D Jake Dotchin.
2018-12-28
Anaheim Ducks logo Jared Coreau
Jared Coreau
2018-12-12
Assigned G Jared Coreau to San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-12
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2018-12-12
Recalled D Josh Mahura from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-12
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2018-12-11
Recalled D Josh Mahura from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-11
Anaheim Ducks logo Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson
2018-12-11
Acquired G Chad Johnson off waivers from the St. Louis Blues.
2018-12-11
Anaheim Ducks logo Steve Oleksy
Steve Oleksy
2018-12-10
Tampa Bay Lightning Acquired D Steve Oleksy from the Anaheim Ducks for RW Adam Cracknell.
2018-12-10
Anaheim Ducks logo Andy Welinski
Andy Welinski
2018-12-10
Assigned D Andy Welinski to San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-10
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2018-12-10
Assigned D Josh Mahura to San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-10
Anaheim Ducks logo Jared Coreau
Jared Coreau
2018-12-10
Recalled G Jared Coreau from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-10
Anaheim Ducks logo Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr
2018-12-10
Recalled D Andrej Sustr from San Diego (AHL).
2018-12-10
Anaheim Ducks logo Daniel Sprong
Daniel Sprong
2018-12-03
Acquired RW Daniel Sprong from the Pittsburgh Penguins for D Marcus Pettersson.
2018-12-03
Anaheim Ducks logo Kalle Kossila
Kalle Kossila
2018-11-30
Assigned LW Kalle Kossila to San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-30
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2018-11-30
Assigned C Ben Street to San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-30
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2018-11-30
Recalled D Josh Mahura from San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-30
Anaheim Ducks logo Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr
2018-11-29
Assigned D Andrej Sustr to San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-29
Anaheim Ducks logo Ben Street
Ben Street
2018-11-29
Waived C Ben Street.
2018-11-29
Anaheim Ducks logo Carter Rowney
Carter Rowney
2018-11-27
Activated RW Carter Rowney from injured reserve.
2018-11-27
Anaheim Ducks logo Andrej Sustr
Andrej Sustr
2018-11-25
Recalled D Andrej Sustr from San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-25
Anaheim Ducks logo Andy Welinski
Andy Welinski
2018-11-25
Recalled D Andy Welinski from San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-25
Anaheim Ducks logo Josh Mahura
Josh Mahura
2018-11-25
Assigned D Josh Mahura to San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-25
Anaheim Ducks logo Max Comtois
Max Comtois
2018-11-24
Assigned LW Max Comtois to Drummondville (QMJHL).
2018-11-24
Anaheim Ducks logo Kevin Boyle
Kevin Boyle
2018-11-20
Assigned G Kevin Boyle to San Diego (AHL).
2018-11-20

Trades

NHL player transactions include the exchange of players, prospects, and draft picks among teams. Teams only have until the trade deadline, which tends to fall on the last week of February or the first week of March. The trade deadline for the current season is Monday, February 26, 2018.

Signings, Terminations & Injury Designations

Other ways the players on a team are impacted are through signings, terminations, and injury designations.

Free agents

Players who are free agents have no contract and are able to sign with any club. Previously, players could have unrestricted free agency if they were 31 years old or over. After the CBA came out of the lockout in 2005, the rules changed. Now, players aged 27 and over, as well as those with at least seven years in the NHL with expired contracts, can become unrestricted free agents. Plus, players aged 22 years and over who are not selected in the NHL Draft can sign with any team as a free agent.

Unrestricted free agents can start negotiating and signing contracts with any team after July 1 of each year. Before, teams were awarded with draft picks as compensation when they lost unrestricted free agents. Since 2004, there has been no compensation.

Buyouts

Buyouts occur when teams buy a player at the end of a season for the remainder of the player’s contract. This impacts both pay and cap hit. For players under the age of 26, pay and cap hit are reduced by two-thirds. For players aged 26 to 35, pay and cap hit are reduced by one-third. Finally, for players over the age of 35, pay is reduced by one-third but cap hit is not reduced. In addition, the new team pays over twice the period of the remaining contract.

Injured Reserve List

Players who are injured, disabled, or sick and unable to play for at least seven days cannot be bought out. Instead, their teams may place them on the Injured Reserve List. A club can only put a player on the Injured Reserve List if the player had previously passed the initial physical examination of the season. The team can then replace the player on its NHL roster with someone else.

Assigning Players to the Minors & Call-Ups

If a player has already participated in a defined number of games or he has played in a certain number of seasons since the signing of the original contract, the player must be available to all NHL teams before he is assigned to the minors. This is called 'clearing waivers,' and it means that other NHL teams can 'claim' the player from the 'waiver wire,' meaning they assume the contract, and provide only a small financial compensation to the team from which the player originated. When players clear waivers, their teams have the right to loan them to a minor affiliate, typically an AHL team, or they can choose to keep them in their club. Once cleared, players don't need to do it again for the lesser of either 30 cumulative days on the roster, or until they've played in 10 games in the NHL.

Players can also rise from the minors to an NHL team. This is known as a call-up. Players may be called up due to an injury or suspension of another player, or a team can use a regular call-up of minor league affiliates who are yet to sign a contract.

The AHL

The AHL, or American Hockey League, is the primary development league for the NHL. The AHL is currently made up of 30 teams. Since there are currently 31 NHL teams, 3 NHL Teams are sharing 2 AHL teams. There are plans for the AHL to expand to 31 teams, so that each NHL team can once again have their own exclusive affiliate.

The ECHL

The ECHL (previously the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level league with teams from across the U.S. and Canada. It is the only other league (along with the AHL) to which all players with entry-level NHL contracts must report.

Roster Limits

Each team in the NHL has a roster limit of:

  • 50 players on contract
  • 20 players on “dressed list” for games
  • 23 players on the active NHL roster
  • 90 players on the reserve list

Players in the AHL and ECHL are part of the 50 contract limit but don’t contribute to the 23 active roster limit.

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