Antti Raanta Leaves Game After Shot to Head

New York Rangers goaltender Antti Raanta left Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Wild in the first period after.

Raanta took a slapshot square to the forehead from Wild defenseman Marco Scandella. The shot clearly dazed Raanta, as he stayed on his knees after the shot, then collapsed to the ice.

The Rangers called on Henrik Lundqvist to jump in the game and relieve Raanta.

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Raanta got the start on Thursday with the Rangers in action again tomorrow night against the Winnipeg Jets. If Raanta isn’t able to suit up tomorrow, the Rangers will need to get Mackenzie Skapski to Winnipeg in a hurry.

Raanta has played nine games this season, posting a .922 save percentage.

The Ranger have announced during the second period of the game that Raanta will not return.

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