Antti Raanta

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Antti Raanta
Born(1989-05-12) May 12, 1989 (age 24)
Rauma, Finland
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
PositionGoaltender
ShootsLeft
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
SM-l
Ässät
Lukko
National team Finland
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2008–present
 
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Antti Raanta
Born(1989-05-12) May 12, 1989 (age 24)
Rauma, Finland
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
PositionGoaltender
ShootsLeft
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
SM-l
Ässät
Lukko
National team Finland
NHL DraftUndrafted
Playing career2008–present

Antti Raanta (born May 12, 1989, Rauma) is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). In 2013, he won the Finnish championship with Ässät and he was awarded both the Lasse Oksanen trophy for the SM-liiga best player of regular season and the Jari Kurri trophy for the best player of the playoffs with .955 SV%.

On June 3, 2013, Raanta signed a one-year entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.[1] Raanta was recalled by the Blackhawks from the Rockford IceHogs on November 17, 2013, due to backup goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin being injured in a loss versus the Nashville Predators the previous night.[2] Raanta made his NHL debut against the Colorado Avalanche on November 19, 2013, stopping 14 of 16 shots in relief of Corey Crawford.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russo, Michael (3 June 2013). "Raanta reportedly agrees to terms with the Blackhawks". Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Retrieved 3 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Blackhawks, Chicago (17 November 2013). "Blackhawks recall goaltender Antti Raanta from Rockford". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Chicago Blackhawks vs. Colorado Avalanche - Boxscore - November 19, 2013". ESPN. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 

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