In 1996, Kevin Dineen is named team captain (10th NHL, 11th Franchise) replacing Brendan Shanahan. Glen Wesley and Andrew Cassels are named alternate captains.
In 1981, Garry Howatt is acquired from the New York Islanders for a '83 5th round pick.
In 1981, Chris Kotsopoulos, Doug Sulliman, and Gerry McDonald are acquired from the New York Rangers for Mike Rogers and "future considerations".
In 1989, Mikael Andersson is claimed off waivers from Buffalo.
In 1991, Dan Keczmer is acquired from San Jose for Dean Evason.
In 1995, Ted Drury is claimed by Ottawa in the waiver draft.
In 1996, Kent Manderville signs a free agent contract.