NHL TRADES OF 1976
r/p = round pick
9 - Pittsburgh traded Chuck Arnason and Steve Durbano and Penguins' 1st r/p, Paul Gardner, in 1976 Amateur draft to Kansas City for Simon Nolet, Ed Gilbert and Scouts' 1st r/p, Blair Chapman, in 1976 Amateur draft.
14 - Detroit traded Phil Roberto to Kansas City for Fred Harvey.
Vancouver traded Ab Demarco Jr. to Los Angeles for Kings' 2nd r/p in 1977 Amateur draft.
22 - Washington traded Bill Clement to Atlanta for Jean Lemieux, Gerry Meehan and Buffalo's 1st r/p, Greg Carroll.
27 - Boston signed Gerry Cheevers as a FA.
23 - Minnesota traded Dennis Hextall to Detroit for Bill Hogaboam and Los Angeles's 2nd r/p in 1976 Amateur draft.
Washington traded Ron H. Anderson and Bob Gryp to New Haven (AHL) for Alain Langlais and Richard Nantais.
Boston signed Kent Ruhnke as a FA.
1 - Washington signed Rick Bragnalo as a FA.
6 - St.Louis traded Bert Wilson to Los Angeles for rights to Curt Brackenbury.
9 - Detroit traded Doug Grant to St.Louis for future considerations.
Philadelphia traded Ed Van Impe and Bobby Taylor to Pittsburgh for Gary Inness and future considerations.
California traded Dave Hrechkosy to St.Louis for Blues' 5th r/p, Cal Sandleck and Seals' 3rd r/p, Reg Kerr in 1977 Amateur draft.
10 - Minnesota signed Mike Antonovich as a FA.
24 - New York Rangers signed Gilles Gratton as a FA.
26 - Boston traded Ken Hodge to New York Rangers for Rick Middleton.
Cincinnati (WHA) traded Mike Pelyc and rights to Randy Carlyle to Toronto for cash.
10 - Montreal Canadiens signed Rejean Houle as a FA.
11 - Buffalo signed Andre Savard as a FA.
Boston received Peter McNab from Buffalo as compensation for Sabres' signing of Bruins' FA Andre Savard.
12 - Montreal Canadiens traded Glenn Goldup and Canadiens' 3rd r/p to Los Angeles for Kings' 3rd r/p, Moe Robinson, in 1977 Amateur draft and Kings' 1st r/p, Danny Geoffrion, in 1978 Amateur draft.
23 - New York Rangers signed Nick Fotiu as a FA.
24 - Chicago signed Bobby Orr as a FA.
7 - Pittsburgh signed Denis Herron as a FA.
Pittsburgh transferred Michel Plasse and Simon Nolet to Colorado as a compensation for Penguins' signing FA Denis Herron.
9 - St.Louis traded Pierre Plante to Chicago for Dick Redmond.
11 - Montreal Canadiens traded Don Awrey to Pittsburgh for Penguins' 3rd r/p, Richard David, in 1978 Amateur draft.
23 - Minnesota traded Casar Maniago to Vancouver for Gary Smith.
Cleveland signed Ken Kuzyk as a FA.
1 - Colorado signed Nelson Pyatt as a FA.
Pittsburgh loaned Colin Campbell to Colorado for 1976-77 season.
Washington signed Guy Charron as a FA.
9 - St.Louis signed Rod Seiling as a FA.
12 - Colorado signed Tracy Pyatt as a FA.
13 - Montreal Canadiens traded Ron Andruff and Sean Shanahan to Colorado for cash.
15 - Toronto traded Doug Favell to Colorado for cash.
27 - Washington traded Blair MacKasey to Toronto for cash.
28 - Toronto traded Jim Harrison to Chicago for Blackhawks' 2nd r/p, Bob Gladney, in 1977 Amateur Draft.
29 - Philadelphia traded Dave Schultz to Los Angleles for Kings' 4th r/p in 1977 Amateur draft and 2nd r/p in 1978 Amateur draft.
THE CALIFORNIA GOLDEN SEALS MOVE TO OHIO AND ARE RENAMED THE CLEVELAND BARONS
THE KANSAS CITY SCOUTS MOVE TO COLORADO AND ARE NAMED THE COLORADO ROCKIES
St.Louis received Gilles Marotte from New York Rangers on waivers.
Boston signed Bill Bennett as a FA.
Vancouver traded Dan Seguin to Rhode Island (AHL) for cash.
4 - Colorado signed Guy Delparte as a FA.
5 - Washington signed Gord Lane as a FA.
6 - Vancouver traded Ralph Stewart to New York Islanders for Dave Fortier.
7 - Atlanta signed Michel Belhumeur as a FA.
8 - New York Rangers traded Dunc Wilson to Pittsburgh for Penguins' 4th r/p, Dave Silk, in 1978 Amateur draft.
12 - Boston signed John Wensink as a FA.
18 - Los Angeles traded Mike Corrigan to Pittsburgh for Penguins' 5th r/p, Julian Baretta, in 1977 AD.
20 - Philadelphia signed Bill Collins as a FA.
22 - Philadelphia signed Al Hill as a FA.
30 - Boston signed Tom Cassidy as a FA.
Colorado traded Randy Rota to Edmonton (WHA) for cash.
Pittsburgh signed Steve Lyon as a FA.
11 - New York Rangers traded Bill Fairbairn and Nick Beverley to Minnesota for Bill Goldsworthy
24 - Montreal Canadiens traded John Van Boxmeer to Colorado for Rockies' 3rd r/p, Craig Levie, in 1979 ED.
Washington traded Harvey Bennett to Philadelphia for cash.
30 - Washington traded Greg Joly to Detroit for Bryan Watson.
Atlanta traded Bill Flett to Edmonton (WHA) for cash.
1 - Washington traded John Paddock to Philadelphia to complete Bob Sirois trade.
2 - Atlanta traded Hilliard Graves and Larry Carriere to Vancouver for John Gould and LA Kings' 2nd r/p, Brian Hill, in 1977 .
4 - Philadelphia traded Bill Collins to Washington for cash.
20 - St.louis traded Rick Smith to Boston for Joe Zanussi.
24 - Cleveland signed Phil Roberto as a FA.
RETIRED AFTER 1975-76 SEASON
Bill White, Chicago Blackhawks
Chico Maki, Chicago Blackhawks
Mickey Redmond, Detroit Red Wings
Bob Nevin, Los Angeles Kings
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