Corey Crawford starts and Duncan Keith returns to the lineup when the Blackhawks face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.
Antti Raanta had his usual smile on his face as he signed autographs on Thursday night.
Scott Darling played tremendous in Corey Crawford’s absence, performing so well that there was a real question as to who the Blackhawks would keep as their backup goaltender, he or Antti Raa
The Blackhawks have had to go without some top players at times this season, from Corey Crawford to Patrick Sharp.
Duncan Keith is out sick and Antti Raanta will start when the Blackhawks host the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night at the United Center.