3.8.24 Rants

RALEIGH, NC. - Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Antti Raanta to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Raanta, 34, has posted a 1-0-1 record, 2.90 goals-against average and .875 save percentage in two AHL appearances with Chicago this season. He has played 28 career AHL games with Chicago, Tucson and Rockford, earning a 17-6-2 record, 2.54 goals-against average, .915 save percentage and three shutouts.  The 6’0”, 190-pound goaltender has registered a 12-7-2 record, 2.99 goals-against average, .872 save percentage and one shutout in 24 NHL appearances with Carolina in 2023-24. Raanta signed with the Hurricanes as a free agent on July 28, 2021, and he has made 79 appearances with the team over the last three seasons, posting a 46-15-9 record, 2.53 goals-against average, .901 save percentage and seven shutouts. Raanta and Frederik Andersen became the first goaltending duo in franchise history to win the William M. Jennings Trophy in 2021-22, as Carolina allowed a league-low 202 goals. The Rauma, Finland, native has posted a 139-80-29 record, 2.48 goals-against average, .915 save percentage and 20 shutouts in 277 career NHL games with Chicago, NY Rangers, Arizona and Carolina.