Raanta won't suit up for Wednesday's game against the Golden Knights for rest purposes, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Adin Hill will serve as Darcy Kuemper's backup Wednesday. Raanta won his only start this season, steering aside 31 of 34 shots against the Sharks.
Raanta made 31 saves in Saturday's 5-3 win over the Sharks.
Two of San Jose's goals came on the power play, and the third glanced off Jakob Chychrun's skate in the slot and over Raanta's shoulder on a seemingly harmless play. The 31-year-old netminder is closing in on his 100th career appearance with Arizona, and he should continue delivering strong numbers alongside Darcy Kuemper as the team tries to keep both its goalies healthy during the compacted campaign.
Raanta will start in the home crease Saturday against the Sharks, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Darcy Kuemper got the nod last game and let up three goals on 35 shots in the shootout loss, and now Raanta will get his turn in the blue paint. This serves as further evidence that head coach Rick Tocchet will favor a goaltending tandem in the shortened season. Raanta was excellent in net last year, posting a .921 save percentage and a 15-14-3 record as the 1B in Arizona.
Raanta came off the bench to stop five of six shots Wednesday in a 7-1 loss to Colorado in Game 5.
Arizona starter Darcy Kuemper was chased to the bench for the second straight game, giving up six goals on 30 shots through two periods. Enter Raanta, who gave up one goal in 20 minutes of action. Raanta turned in a .921 save percentage in 33 regular-season appearances, but once again ran into injuries. Durability issues may prevent the 31-year-old from ever becoming a full-time No. 1 again at the NHL level.
Raanta was in net for the third period of Monday's 7-1 loss to the Avalanche, stopping five of eight shots as the Coyotes dropped Game 4 of their first-round series.
Darcy Kuemper gave up four goals through two periods, forcing coach Rick Tocchet to make the switch in net, but it was clear right away the move hadn't woken up a slumbering Arizona defense -- Cale Makar went untouched on a rush from his own blue line to score just 19 seconds into the final period. With the Coyotes facing elimination in Game 5 on Monday, Raanta could get the start to try and shake up a club that desperately needs some kind of spark.
Raanta (undisclosed) will dress as Darcy Kuemper's backup for Friday's Game 2 against the Avalanche, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Raanta has yet to play this postseason due to an undisclosed injury, but he's finally fit to play, and he could be in goal as soon as Saturday for the second half of a back-to-back set with Colorado. The 31-year-old netminder played pretty well during the regular season, maintaining a .921 save percentage through 33 appearances.
Raanta (undisclosed) practiced Tuesday but won't be in the lineup against Colorado on Wednesday for Game 1, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com reports.
At the end of the day, Darcy Kuemper was always going to be the preferred option between the pipes, so who slots in as the No. 2 shouldn't be a factor for DFS players. If Raanta continues to progress, he could rejoin the lineup versus the Avs in Game 2 on Friday.
Raanta (undisclosed) worked with goalie coach Corey Schwab on Sunday, Coyotes beat writer Richie Flores reports.
Raanta left the bench during Game 2 of the Coyotes' qualifying-round series versus the Predators and hadn't been on the ice in the five days since. His work after practice with the goalie coach suggests Raanta's condition may be improving. Adin Hill is expected to continue serving as backup to Darcy Kuemper to start the first-round series versus the Avalanche.
Raanta (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup against the Predators for Game 4 on Friday, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports.
Darcy Kuemper will get the starting nod, as expected, so the backup role will go to Adin Hill with Raanta unavailable. The Yotes are on the hook for one more year of Raanta's deal at $4.25 million AAV, which is a lot to spend for a No. 2 netminder, so the team could look to offload him during the offseason.
Raanta (undisclosed) will not be getting onto the ice Thursday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
The fact that Raanta isn't able to skate with the team doesn't bode well for his availability against Nashville in Friday's Game 4 tilt. If he remains on the shelf, the team figures to continue utilizing Adin Hill as the No. 2 option while Darcy Kuemper holds down the crease.
Raanta (undisclosed) is not expected to play in Wednesday's Game 3 matchup against the Predators, John Gambardoro of 98.7 Phoenix reports.
Raanta was deemed 'unfit to play' ahead of Tuesday's game for an undisclosed reason, and this news suggests he could be dealing with a significant ailment. In Raanta's stead, Adin Hill is expected to handle backup duties for Game 3 with Darcy Kuemper getting the nod as the starter for the third straight game. Expect another update on Raanta's health before Friday's Game 4 showdown.
Raanta left the bench during Tuesday's Game 2 matchup with the Predators and was deemed unfit to play, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Raanta is the No. 2 option behind Darcy Kuemper and was replaced by Adin Hill, but the immediate concern will no doubt be the type of ailment that led to Raanta leaving the bench. The team probably won't provide much in terms of an update prior to Wednesday's Game 3 clash, which all but guarantees Kuemper will continue to start.
Raanta allowed a pair of goals on 27 shots during Saturday's 5-2 win at home over the Sabres.
With wins in back-to-back starts and four of his past five outings, Raanta is in a bit of a groove at the moment. The win over Buffalo improves his record to 14-13-3. Despite the return of Darcy Kuemper, Raanta's recent run of good form should be enough to earn him more action, so look for him to start at least one of Arizona's upcoming three games on the road.
Raanta will defend the blue paint during Saturday's home game versus the Sabres, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Raanta has been razor sharp recently, posting a 3-1-0 record while maintaining an impressive 1.52 GAA and .958 save percentage through his last four appearances. The Finnish backstop will look to keep rolling in a favorable home matchup with a Buffalo team that's 10-17-4 on the road this year.
Raanta made 27 saves in a 7-3 win over the Lightning on Saturday.
Raanta has rung up a 3-1 record in his last four games and he's only allowed six goals in that span. He's picked the right time to warm up, what with Darcy Kuemper's return right around the corner. The big Finn will remain valuable even after Kuemper's return. Roll him when his blades touch the blue paint.
Raanta will get the home start against the Lightning on Saturday, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
Raanta has been spectacular over the past three games, allowing three total goals on a combined 112 shots -- a .973 save percentage. He's keeping the Coyotes afloat as they try to stay in the playoff picture, but Tampa Bay poses a tough contest, as it has won 11 of its last 12 games while averaging 3.4 goals per outing.
Raanta made a season-high 45 saves in Thursday's 1-0 loss to St. Louis.
Raanta was terrific once again for the Coyotes, who rewarded him with zero offensive support. St. Louis' Ryan O'Reilly broke a scoreless tie with eight minutes left in regulation to hang Raanta with the 'L.' Arizona's de facto No. 1 netminder in the absence of Darcy Kuemper (lower body), Raanta is sporting an outstanding .949 save percentage during the month of February. Raanta and the Coyotes open a three-game homestand Saturday against Tampa Bay.
Raanta will defend the cage for Thursday's road clash with St. Louis, Craig Morgan of The Athletic reports.
In his previous four tilts, Raanta posted a 3-1-0 record, 1.76 GAA and .944 save percentage. The netminder should continue seeing the bulk of the starts until Darcy Kuemper (lower body) is cleared to return, at which point the pair figures to split the duties for the remainder of the year.
Raanta made 28 saves in Monday's 2-1 win over the Islanders.
The 30-year-old took a shutout into the third period before Anthony Beauvillier tipped home a point shot early in the frame for the Isles' only goal of the day. Raanta is now 13-13-2 on the season with a 2.70 GAA and .919 save percentage, and he should continue to hold down the No. 1 job for Arizona until Darcy Kuemper (lower body) is ready to return.
Raanta will be in goal at home versus the Islanders on Monday, Alexander Kinkopf of the Coyotes' official website reports.
Raanta gave up just one goal in Saturday's clash with Washington. The netminder has faced 30 or more shots in all but one of his last seven outings, including a meeting with Anaheim in which he gave up four goals on 32 shots. The Finn figures to continue carrying the load while Darcy Kuemper (lower body) remains on the shelf.
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