The Journal Gazette
 
 
Saturday, January 23, 2021 1:00 am

TRANSACTIONS

FOOTBALL

NFL

ATLANTA FALCONS — Announced offensive coach Dirk Koetter to retire.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed WR Ryan Switzer to a one-year contract.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed K Matthew Wright to a reserve/futures contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Announced TE Vance McDonald to retire.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Activated DT Vita Vea from injured reserve. Waived OL Earl Watford.

HOCKEY

NHL

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled LW Brandon Hagel from minor league taxi squad. Designate LW Brandon Pirri for assignment to taxi squad.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Designated RW Emil Bemstrom for assignment to taxi squad. Recalled LW Nathan Gerbe from the minor league taxi squad.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled LW Givani Smith from the minor league taxi squad.

EDMONTON OILERS — Assigned G Olivier Rodrigue to Bakersfield (AHL). Designated LW Joakim Nygard for assignment to taxi squad.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Recalled D Pierre-Olivier Joseph from the minor league taxi squad.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled C Brian Pinho from the minor league taxi squad.

WINNIPEG JETS — Placed Fs Patrik Laine and Nate Thompson on injured reserve. Promoted D Dylan DeMelo to the active roster.

ECHL

KANSAS CITY MAVERICKS — Activated F Rob Bordson from the reserve list. Placed F Austin Farley on the reserve list.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed F Zack Andrusiak to the active roster and placed him on the reserve list. Activated D Kevin Lohan from injured reserve. Placed D Richie Boyd on the reserve list.

TULSA OILERS — Signed D Nick Minerva, Fs Ryan Smith, Griff Jeszka, Dino Balsamo and Tyler Kobryn to the active roster. Placed G Olle Eridsson Ek, D J.C. Brassard, Fs Charlie Sampair and Maxim Golod and Ds Austin McEneny and Kyle Jenkins on the commissioners exempt list.

UTAH GRIZZLIES — Activated G Brad Barone from the reserve list. Placed G Evan Buitenhuis on the reserve list.


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