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Your guide to the NHL's off-season transactions

A refresher on the off-season moves that have taken place since the Stanley Cup was awarded in June.

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As training camps commence this week, many introductions will need to be made as players put on their new team's jersey for the first time. Here's a look at the top NHL players who will play for a different team this season.

Phil Kessel's trade from the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Pittsburgh Penguins is the most notable of the off-season transactions. The three-time 35-goal-scorer became the target of fan and media ire after the Leafs' second-half collapse last season. Kessel was essentially traded for top NHL prospect Kasperi Kapanen, with a few other players and picks added on both sides.

Evander Kane has yet to play a game with his new team after the mid-season trade of the injured Winnipeg Jets winger, so the season opener will be his first action with the Buffalo Sabres.

Ryan O'Reilly will also be making his Sabres debut, traded with Jamie McGinn from the Colorado Avalanche on draft day for Mikhail Grigorenko, Nikita Zadorov, and a few other assets.

Dougie Hamilton and Milan Lucic were shipped out to the Calgary Flames and Los Angeles Kings, respectively, in just two of the many transactions made by the Boston Bruins over the summer.

Matt Beleskey, one of the most-talked-about players heading into the free agency period, was signed to a five-year contract by the Bruins.

Mike Green adds a right-handed option to the blueline of the Detroit Red Wings after agreeing to a $6-million-dollar-per-year deal with the team after a 10-year career with the Washington Capitals.

Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie join the team that Green left, Williams signing as a free agent and Oshie replacing Troy Brouwer on the Capitals' roster after a trade with the St. Louis Blues.

Brandon Saad was traded away from a cap-strapped Chicago Blackhawks team. Columbus Blue Jackets players Marko Dano and Artem Anisimov became members of last year's Stanley Cup champion in return.

Patrick Sharp was lost to the financial attrition suffered by the NHL's top team last season, heading to the Dallas Stars, with Trevor Daley and Ryan Garbutt traveling in the opposite direction.

Johnny Oduya will also have his championship ring sent to Dallas after signing with the Texas team as a free agent. Brad Richards' second Cup ring will travel a much shorter distance; to Detroit after he signed on with the Wings. A recent trade will see Kris Versteeg plying his trade with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Carl Hagelin no longer plays for Richards' previous team, the New York Rangers. He was exchanged for Emerson Etem of the Anaheim Ducks.

A list of the main players who have experienced a change of address follows below, listed alphabetically by their new team (with last season's team[s] in parentheses). You can see the list of players who have been signed to a professional tryout (PTO) contract at General Fanager.

Anaheim Ducks

Kevin Bieksa (VAN)
Carl Hagelin (NYR)
Shawn Horcoff (DAL)
Anton Khudobin (CAR)
Mike Santorelli (TOR/NSH)
Chris Stewart (BUF/MIN)

Arizona Coyotes

Steve Downie (PIT)
Boyd Gordon (EDM)
Nicklas Grossmann (PHI)
Anders Lindback (DAL/BUF)
Brad Richardson (VAN)

Buffalo Sabres

Cody Franson (TOR/NSH)
Evander Kane (WPG)
David Legwand (OTT
Robin Lehner (OTT)
Jamie McGinn (COL)
Ryan O'Reilly (COL)

Boston Bruins

Matt Beleskey (ANA)
Jimmy Hayes (FLA)
Matt Irwin (SJS)
Zac Rinaldo (PHI)

Calgary Flames

Michael Frolik (WPG)
Dougie Hamilton (BOS)

Carolina Hurricanes

Eddie Lack (VAN)
James Wisniewski (CBJ/ANA)
Kris Versteeg (CHI)

Chicago Blackhawks

Artem Anisimov (CBJ)
Trevor Daley (DAL)
Marko Dano (CBJ)
Ryan Garbutt (DAL)

Colorado Avalanche

Francois Beauchemin (ANA)
Mikhail Grigorenko (BUF)
Carl Soderberg (BOS)
Nikita Zadorov (BUF)

Columbus Blue Jackets

Gregory Campbell (BOS)
Brandon Saad (CHI)

Dallas Stars

Antti Niemi (SJS)
Johnny Oduya (CHI)
Patrick Sharp (CHI)

Detroit Red Wings

Mike Green (WSH)
Brad Richards (CHI)

Edmonton Oilers

Eric Gryba (OTT)
Lauri Korpikoski (ARI)
Mark Letestu (CBJ)
Griffin Reinhart (NYI)
Andrej Sekera (CAR/LAK)
Cam Talbot (NYR)

Florida Panthers

Reilly Smith (BOS)

Los Angeles Kings

Christian Ehrhoff (PIT)
Jhonas Enroth (BUF/DAL)
Milan Lucic (BOS)

Minnesota Wild

Mike Reilly (University of Minnesota Golden Gophers)

Montreal Canadiens

Zack Kassian (VAN)
Alexander Semin (CAR)

Nashville Predators

Cody Hodgson (BUF)
Barret Jackman (STL)
Steve Moses (Jokerit of KHL)
Max Reinhart (CGY)

New Jersey Devils

John Moore (NYR/ARI)
Kyle Palmieri (ANA)
Jiri Tlusty (CAR/WPG)

New York Islanders

Taylor Beck (NSH)
Thomas Greiss (PIT)
Marek Zidlicky (NJD/DET)

New York Rangers

Raphael Diaz (CGY)
Emerson Etem (ANA)
Antti Raanta (CHI)
Viktor Stalberg (NSH)
Jarret Stoll (LAK)

Ottawa Senators

Re-signed several young players, including Jean-Gabriel Pageau, Mark Stone, and Mike Hoffman

Philadelphia Flyers

Sam Gagner (ARI)
Yevgeni Medvedev (Ak Bars Kazan of KHL)
Michal Neuvirth (BUF/NYI)

Pittsburgh Penguins

Nick Bonino (VAN)
Matt Cullen (NSH)
Eric Fehr (WSH)
Phil Kessel (TOR)

San Jose Sharks

Martin Jones (LAK)
Paul Martin (PIT)
Joel Ward (WSH)

St. Louis Blues

Troy Brouwer (WSH)

Tampa Bay Lightning

Erik Condra (OTT)

Toronto Maple Leafs

Michael Grabner (NYI)
Matt Hunwick (NYR)
Kasperi Kapanen (KalPa of Liiga / Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of AHL)
Martin Marincin (EDM)
Shawn Matthias (VAN)
P.-A. Parenteau (MTL)
Nick Spaling (PIT)
Daniel Winnik (TOR/PIT)

Vancouver Canucks

Matt Bartkowski (BOS)
Brandon Prust (MTL)
Brandon Sutter (PIT)

Washington Capitals

T.J. Oshie (STL)
Justin Williams (LAK)

Winnipeg Jets

Alexander Burmistrov (Ak Bars Kazan of KHL)