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Goalie nods: Raanta makes first start in over a month


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It’s Antti time

Chicago will start Antti Raanta tonight -- and for the foreseeable future -- when it takes on St. Louis at the United Center.

Raanta, who hasn’t started a game since Oct. 25, is getting the nod after Corey Crawford suffered a foot injury while tripping on stairs at a concert (yes, seriously.) As you’d expect, Raanta’s numbers on the year are limited -- 1-2-0, .933 save percentage and 2.03 GAA in 177 minutes of work -- but he’ll have a chance to increase those in the coming games, as Crawford is expected to be out 2-3 weeks.

For the Blues, Jake Allen will get the start in goal.


Habs at Wild: Darcy Kuemper for Minnesota, no word yet on a Montreal starter.

Oilers at Jets: Ben Scrivens vs. Ondrej Pavelec

Flyers at Ducks: No word yet on a starter from either team.