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Morning Bag Skate: NHL teams making moves with playoffs looming

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Our daily look at Blackhawks news and the happenings around the world of hockey.

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The season is over for many teams, and that's led to a flurry of moves prior to the start of the postseason. The Blackhawks still have a couple days before Game 1 against the Predators, so for now, here's the latest news:


**The Hawks also recalled Antti Raanta and Kyle Cumiskey for depth. (SCH)

**The Devils have signed backup goaltender Keith Kinkaid to a two-year deal. He'll be partnering with Cory Schneider in goal for the foreseeable future. (Star-Ledger)

**The Oilers have announced a two-year, $5 million contract for Nail Yakupov. (PHT)

**Here are your officials for the 2015 NHL playoffs (PHT)

**The Islanders have made an interesting move by recalling star prospect Griffin Reinhart from the AHL. It's possible the young defenseman will by thrown into the fire of the postseason. (Islanders)

**A lot of bizarre stuff coming out of Los Angeles right now after the team's brutal collapse to end the season. (OC Register)

**Jaromir Jagr has re-signed with the Panthers on a one-year deal. It'll be fun watching him continue to mentor young stars like Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Aaron Ekblad in Florida. (Panthers)

**The Sabres fired coach Ted Nolan after a last-place finish (Buffalo News)

**A buyout is possible for Kings forward Mike Richards (PHT)

**The Maple Leafs have cleaned house (PHT)