The Arizona Coyotes announced today that goaltender Antti Raanta is out indefinitely as a result of further investigations into his upper body injury. Raanta may miss the rest of the season.
Raanta has not suited up since November when he received the injury against theMinnesota Wild. It’s unclear how this injury occurred but may have been a part of an ongoing issue.
Because of this, the top Coyotes goaltender has only played 12 games this season. Achieving a .906 save percentage and 2.88 goals-against average in these games. Showing to be a capable back-up, great things were expected from the Finnish native as he made the step up. However has been plagued with injuries since.
Over his six-year NHL career, Raanta showed potential when playing for the Chicago Blackhawks and under Henrik Lundqvist at the New York Rangers. He achieved a .920SV% and 2.34 GAA in 153 career games. And originally joined the Blackhawks undrafted in 2013.