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Antti Raanta | Goalie

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
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Antti Raanta wasn't exceptional Tuesday, but he was good enough to earn a 5-3 win over the Wild.
Rant allowed three goals on 29 shots in the victory, which is his fourth consecutive win. Both he and Scott Darling have performed admirably in the absence of starter Corey Crawford and the two netminders look to be sharing goaltending duties for the foreseeable future. Raanta's record in seven starts is a solid 5-2-0 while his GAA is 2.01 and his save percentage is a solid .938. Dec 17 - 1:24 AM

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Confirming an earlier report, Antti Raanta will indeed start Tuesday night against Minnesota.

Raanta has been a very capable backup so far this season, having allowed just 11 goals in six games and five starts.
Dec 16 - 8:19 PM

Antti Raanta is projected to start on Tuesday.

Raanta is being rewarded for stopping 23 of 24 shots in Sunday's 2-1 victory against Calgary. He has a 1.85 GAA and .944 save percentage in six contests this season.
Dec 16 - 12:10 PM

Antti Raanta stopped 23 of 24 shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over Calgary.

Raanta now extends his personal winning streak to three games. The 25-year-old hasn't played very much this season, and there were rumblings that Scott Darling might overtake him for the backup job. Raanta is now 4-2-0 this season with a 1.85 goals-against-average and a .944 save percentage. Once Corey Crawford returns, it'll be interesting to see what the Blackhawks do with their backup goaltending situation.
Dec 14 - 10:58 PM

Antti Raanta will start Sunday's game against Calgary.

The 25-year-old has a 3-2-0 record with a 2.02 goals-against-average and a .942 save percentage this season. Scott Darling started for the Blackhawks yesterday.
Dec 14 - 6:05 PM

Antti Raanta made 38 saves on 41 shots in Friday's 4-3 win over Montreal.

Raanta looked shaky at times but he played well enough to get the win. The 25-year-old has now won two consecutive games since starter Corey Crawford went down to injury. Prior to these two starts, Raanta hadn't played since October 25th. He is 3-2-0 on the season with a 2.02 goals-against-average and a .942 save percentage.
Dec 5 - 11:53 PM

Antti Raanta will be in goal for Chicago on Friday versus Montreal.

It will be his second straight start since Corey Crawford was injured and he's expected to see plenty of action while the team's number one keeper is sidelined. Raanta stopped 40 of 41 shots in a 4-1 win over St. Louis on Wednesday.
Dec 5 - 10:16 AM

Goalie Antti Raanta, who hadn't played an NHL game since Oct. 25, was spectacular in the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-1 victory over the visiting St. Louis Blues Wednesday night.

Raanta's performance was welcomed with open arms by the Hawks, who found out earlier in the day that first-string goalie Corey Crawford will be out for three weeks with a lower-body injury. On Oct. 25, Raanta lost a 3-2 game to the Blues. Wednesday, however, he stopped 40 of the 41 shots he faced from the Blues. His goals-against average improved to 1.77 and his save percentage improved to .947. He's 2-2 on the season. If you have Crawford on your fantasy team and you need a fill-in, you might want to emulate the Hawks and use Raanta.
Dec 3 - 11:08 PM

It will in fact be Antii Raanta in between the pipes for the Blackhawks Wednesday versus the Blues.

With the announcement that starting goaltender Corey Crawford will be sidelined for up to three weeks, Raanta is set to see more starts for the Hawks in the near future. Raanta's last NHL appearance was also against the St. Louis Blues, where he lost 3-2 at the Scottrade Center. Raanta has a 2.03 goals-against-average and .933 save percentage in three games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Dec 3 - 7:05 PM

Antti Raanta is projected to start on Wednesday.

Corey Crawford is unavailable due to a lower-body injury. Raanta has a 2.03 GAA and .933 save percentage in three games this season.
Dec 2 - 1:18 PM

Antti Raanta (illness) was able to serve as Corey Crawford's backup on Sunday.

He was scheduled to start Saturday's game versus the Oilers, but couldn't play because he wasn't feeling well. Raanta hasn't seen any game action since Oct. 25 in a 3-2 loss to St. Louis.
Nov 24 - 12:05 PM

Antti Raanta didn't play Saturday because he was sick.

The Blackhawks had to make a late change because of the illness. Coach Joel Quenneville is unsure who will start Sunday against the Canucks.
Nov 23 - 3:05 AM

When Antti Raanta skates out on the ice for his start against the Oilers it will be the first NHL game he will have played in nearly a month.

He last started against the Blues on October 26th, a game he lost 3-2. We would be cautious about starting Raanta even against the success-challenged Oilers.
Nov 22 - 12:25 PM

Antti Raanta will start for the Blackhawks against the Edmonton Oilers.

Raanta has a 2.03 GAA and .933 save percentage in three starts this season. He's played against the Oilers once before and stopped 18 of 20 shots in that contest.
Nov 21 - 5:24 PM

Antti Raanta has been summoned by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Raanta was sent to the minors to get some playing time as he hasn't appeared in an NHL game since Oct. 25. Raanta turned aside 33 of 35 shots in an AHL game.
Source: CSN Chicago
Nov 17 - 6:02 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Toews
2Brad Richards
3Andrew Shaw
4Marcus Kruger
5Joakim Nordstrom
LW1Patrick Sharp
2Brandon Saad
3Bryan Bickell
4Daniel Carcillo
RW1Patrick Kane
2Marian Hossa
3Kris Versteeg
4Ben Smith
D1Duncan Keith
2Brent Seabrook
3Niklas Hjalmarsson
4Johnny Oduya
5Michal Rozsival
6Tim Erixon
7David Rundblad
8Trevor van Riemsdyk
G1Corey Crawford
2Antti Raanta