A history of NHL trades and signings from June 1960 to present. I have compiled this list from every source that I could find. Some years have missing months. If you know of any further sources that would help fill in the holes, let me know. Thanks and enjoy the info. I have compiled this for you..the hockey junkie.



20 - Vancouver traded Bob Dailey to Philadelphia for Jack McIlhargey and Larry Goodenough.
Atlanta traded Curt Ridley to Vancouver for Canucks' 1st round pick, Dave Shand, in 1976 Amateur Draft.

22 - Los Angeles traded Juha Widing and Gary Edwards to Cleveland for Gary Simmons and Jim Moxey.

30 - New York Rangers signed Dave Tataryn as a FA.


1 - Washington signed Craig Patrick as a FA.

11 - Detroit traded Danny Gruen to Colorado for cash.

17 - Detroit traded Rick Lapointe and Mike Korney to Philadelphia for Terry Murray, Dave Kelly, Steve Coates and Bob Ritchie.

28 - Pittsburgh signed Tom Price as a FA.

MARCH 1977

3 - Buffalo traded Roger Crozier to Washington for cash.

8 - Colorado traded Tracy Pratt to Toronto for Leafs' pick draft, Randy Pierce, in 1977 Amateur Draft.

15 - New York Rangers signed Hardy Astrom as a FA.

MAY 1977

23 - Atlanta traded Randy Manery to Los Angeles for Ab Demarco Jr..

29 - Washington received Doug Gibson from Boston on waivers.

JUNE 1977

15 - Minnesota signed Kent Erik Andersson as a FA.

17 - Philadelphia traded Steve Short to Los Angeles for Paul Evans.

18 - New York Islanders signed Goran Hogosta as a FA.

27 - Montreal Canadiens signed Rick Meagher as a FA.

JULY 1977

8 - Detroit signed Perry Miller as a FA.

14 - Detroit signed Steve Durbano as a FA.

August 1977

Atlanta traded Al McDonough to Detroit for future considerations.
Minnesota signed Per-Olov as a FA.

5 - Colorado traded Barry Dean to Philadelphia for Mark Suzor.

8 - Los Angeles signed Charlie Simmer as a FA.

17 - Chicago signed J.Bob Kelly as a FA.
Detroit signed Ron Low as a FA.
Detroit signed Danny Gruen as a FA.
St. Lois traded rights to Mike Eaves to Cleveland for Len Frig.

18 - Atlanta traded Rick Bowness to Detroit for cash.
Montreal Canadiens traded Jim Roberts to St.Lois for Blues' 3rd round pick, Murray Myers, in 1979 Amateur Draft.

31 - Los Angeles signed Pete Stemkowski as a FA.


Philadelphia signed Jim Cunningham as a FA.

3 - Washington signed Gary Smith as a FA.

7 - Boston traded rights to Tom Edur to Colorado for cash.

16 - Los Angeles signed Ernie Hicke as a FA.

20 - Buffalo traded Brian Spencer to Pittsburgh for Ron Schock.
Atlanta signed Bobby Lalonde as a FA.

22 - Buffalo traded Rick Jodzio to Colorado for cash.

28 - Philadelphia signed Bernie Johnston as a FA.


1 - Cleveland signed Kris Manery as a FA.
Pittsburgh traded Don Awrey to Washington for Bob Paradise.

3 - Buffalo signed Richie Dunn as a FA.

4 - Detroit signed Dave Hanson as a FA.
New York Rangers signed Don Awrey as a FA.

5 - Colorado signed Andy Spruce as a FA.

7 - Philadelphia Frank Bathe as a FA.

10 - New York Rangers received Wayne Thomas from Toronto in waivers draft.
Washington received Dave Forbes from Boston in waivers draft.
Detroit received Paul Woods from Montreal in waivers draft.

11 - Pittsburgh signed Tom Cassidy as a FA.

12 - St.Louis Larry Huras as a FA.
New York Rangers signed Lindsay Middlebrook as a FA.

13 - Boston signed Sean Shanahan as a FA.

17 - Washington traded Hartland Monahan to Pittsburgh for Penguins' 1st round pick in 1979 Entry Draft.

20 - St.Louis signed Gary Holt as a FA.
Detroit traded Michel Bergeron to New York Islanders for Andre St. Laurent.

22 - Detroit signed Larry Wright as a FA.

23 - Philadelphia signed Mike Busniuk as a FA.

24 - St,Louis received Bill Fairbairn from Minnesota on waivers.

25 - Toronto signed Jimmy Jones as a FA.

28 - Philadelphia traded Harvey Bennett to Minnesota for Blake Dunlop and North Stars' 3rd round pick, Gord Salt, in 1978 Amateur Draft.


1 - Detroit traded Terry Murray to Philadelphia for cash.
Toronto traded Inge Hammarstrom to St.Louis for Jerry Butler.

2 - Pittsburgh traded Hartland Monahan and Syl Apps Jr. to Los Angeles for Dave Schultz, Gene Karr and Kings' 4th round pick, Shane Pearsall in 1978 Amateur draft.

3 - Los Angeles traded Paul J. Evans to Philadelphia to complete Steve Short trade.

4 - Chicago traded Pit Martin to Vancouver for Murray Bannerman.

6 - Colorado signed Lou Nistico as a FA.

15 - Detroit loaned Steve Durbano, Dave Hanson with future considerations to Birmigham (WHA) for Tim Sheehy and Vaclav Nedomansky.

18 - Detroit signed Vaclav Nedomansky as a FA after release from Birmingham.

21 - Vancouver traded Larry Carriere to Los Angeles for Sheldon Kannegiesser.

23 - Chicago traded Randy Holt to Cleveland for Reg Kerr.

29 - Montreal Candiens traded Pete Mahovlich and Peter Lee to Pittsburgh for Pierre Larouche and future considerations.


Boston traded Matti Hagman to Quebec (WHA) for cash.
New York Rangers traded Bill Goldworthy to Indianapolis (WHA) for Frank Spring.

2 - Colorado received Dennis O'Brien from Minnesota on waivers.
Chicago traded Dennis Hull to Detroit for Red Wings' 4th round pick, Carey Wilson, in 1980 Amateur Draft.
Pittsburgh traded Dennis Owchar to Colorado for Tom Edur.

9 - Washington traded Walt McKechnie to Cleveland for Bob Girard and Barons' 2nd round pick, Paul McKinnon, in 1978 Amateur Draft.

12 - Atlanta traded Phil Myre, Barry Gibbs and Curt Bennett to St.Louis for Dick Redmond, Bob MacMillan and Yves Belanger and Blues's 2nd round pick, Mike Perovich, in 1979 Amateur draft.

15 - Pittsburg transferred rights to Peter Marsh to Montreal Canadiens to complete trade for Pierre Larouche.

17 - New York Rangers signed Dallas Smith as a FA.

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Jim Pappin, Cleveland Barons
Simon Nolet, Colorado Rockies
Bob Berry, Los Angeles Kings
Ed Van Impe, Pittsburgh Penguins
Vic Hadfield, Pittsburgh Penguins
Barclay Plager, St. Louis Blues
Roger Crozier, Washington Capitals

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At August 30, 2009 at 7:28 PM , Anonymous Rob said...

I think Curt Ridley was traded to Vancouver in January of 1976, not 1977. He played the whole 1976-77 season with the Canucks.

At March 21, 2012 at 2:19 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I believe it is Gene Carr, not Karr


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