NHL Transactions in April 2017

Apr 26, 2017

  • The Vancouver Canucks named Travis Green coach.

Apr 25, 2017

  • The Chicago Blackhawks fired Rockford (AHL) coach Ted Dent.

Apr 24, 2017

  • The Chicago Blackhawks fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen.
  • The New York Islanders agreed to terms with D Dennis Seidenberg on a one-year contract.

Apr 23, 2017

  • The Anaheim Ducks signed LW Jack Kopacka to a three-year contract.
  • The Los Angeles Kings promoted associate head coach John Stevens to head coach.

Apr 20, 2017

  • The Buffalo Sabres fired general manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma.
  • The Detroit Red Wings signed F Christoffer Ehn to a three-year, entry-level contract.
  • The New Jersey Devils signed D Yaroslav Dyblenko to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Apr 18, 2017

  • The Los Angeles Kings signed F Alex Iafallo to a two-year contract.

Apr 15, 2017

  • The Arizona Coyotes signed G Hunter Miska to an entry-level contract.

Apr 14, 2017

  • The New York Rangers agreed to terms with D Steven Kampfer.

Apr 13, 2017

  • The Dallas Stars named Ken Hitchcock coach.

Apr 12, 2017

  • The Arizona Coyotes signed F Jens Looke to an entry-level contract.
  • The Carolina Hurricanes fired goaltenders coach David Marcoux.
  • The Los Angeles Kings named Mike Futa assistant general manager.
  • The New York Islanders removed the interim status for coach Doug Weight.

Apr 11, 2017

  • The Los Angeles Kings fired assistant coach Davis Payne.

Apr 10, 2017

  • The Florida Panthers reinstated Dale Tallon as general manager. Removed interim coach and general manager Tom Rowe.
  • The Los Angeles Kings fired GM Dean Lombardi and coach Darryl Sutter. Named Rob Blake vice president and general manager and Luc Robitaille team president in charge of all hockey and business operations.
  • The Vancouver Canucks fired coach Willie Desjardins and assistant coaches Doug Lidster and Perry Pearn.
  • The Washington Capitals signed F Beck Malensteyn to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Apr 9, 2017

  • The Dallas Stars announced coach Lindy Ruff will not return next season.

Apr 6, 2017

  • The Dallas Stars signed F Nicholas Caamano to a three-year entry level contract beginning in the 2017-18 season.
  • The St. Louis Blues signed F Vladimir Sobotka to a three-year contract extension that will begin with the 2017-18 season.

Apr 5, 2017

  • The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with D Dennis Cholowski on a three-year entry-level contract.

Apr 4, 2017

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning signed G Connor Ingram to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Apr 3, 2017

  • The Arizona Coyotes granted D Oliver Ekman-Larsson a leave of absence for the remainder of the season.

Apr 2, 2017

  • The Ottawa Senators signed F Colin White to a three-year entry-level contract.