The NHL playoffs begin this evening when the Tampa Bay Lightning and Columbus Blue Jackets kick things off, and teams are still making last second adjustments to their rosters. The next few weeks are one of the toughest stretches in all of sports and teams will need extra bodies to help out at practice and on game night. As those minor moves are made, we’ll be right here to keep track of them all.
- The Nashville Predators have recalled goaltender Niclas Westerholm from Finland, giving them an extra goaltender for their run without affecting the Milwaukee Admirals. Westerholm signed an entry-level contract with the Predators last spring but returned to Finland to get some more experience before returning to North America where he had played some in 2015-16.