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[February 27, 2017]  Feb 26 (The Sports Xchange) - The Minnesota Wild signed free agent forward Ryan Carter to a one-year, two-way contract for the remainder of the season, the team announced Sunday.

The deal is worth a prorated $575,000 at the NHL level and a prorated $250,000 when in the American Hockey League, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Carter, 33, skated in three games with the Iowa Wild of the AHL after signing a professional tryout agreement on Feb. 18. He tallied seven goals, five assists and 48 penalty minutes in 60 regular-season games with Minnesota last season and skated in two Stanley Cup Playoff contests.

The 6-foot-1, 205-pound native of White Bear Lake, Minn., owns 93 points (41 goals, 52 assists) and 444 penalty minutes in 473 career games during nine NHL seasons with Anaheim, Carolina, Florida, New Jersey and Minnesota. Carter has seven goals, five assists and 48 penalty minutes in 46 playoff games and won a Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks in 2007.

The Wild also recalled forward Zac Dalpe from their AHL affiliate. Dalpe, 27, has one goal and two assists in nine games with Minnesota this season and two goals and 40 shots in 12 games with Iowa.

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The Chicago Blackhawks recalled goaltender Lars Johansson from Rockford of the AHL.

Johansson has yet to appear in an NHL game. The 29-year-old Swede is rejoining the Blackhawks for the first time since serving as a backup during a nine-game, 16-day stretch in December.

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The Buffalo Sabres recalled goaltender Linus Ullmark from the Rochester Americans of the AHL.

The 23-year-old from Lugnvik, Sweden joins the Sabres for his fifth recall of the season, but he has yet to appear in a game with the team in 2016-17.

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The Florida Panthers recalled forward Denis Malgin from the Springfield Thunderbirds of the AHL.

Malgin, 20, has four goals and four assists in 39 games with Florida this season.

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The Washington Capitals reassigned forward Riley Barber and defenseman Aaron Ness to the Hershey Bears of the AHL.

Barber, 23, made his NHL debut on Feb. 24 against Edmonton and has two shots on goal in two games with the Capitals this season.

Ness, 26, has been in two games with Washington this season and has two assists in 10 career games with the Capitals. (Editing by Andrew Both)

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