The mood was fairly jovial on Wednesday night, a few minutes after the Blackhawks took a 3-2 shootout victory from the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Antti Raanta’s last United Center start was a strong one, a 31-stop shutout against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Dec. 21.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Scott Darling will get the start and Klas Dahlbeck will make his NHL debut when the Blackhawks face the Nashville Predators Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena.
Antti Raanta joked that he wasn’t doing anything that may cause him to get sick again heading into Wednesday night’s start, not after an illness cost him his last chance.
Corey Crawford suffered an off-ice, lower-body injury so Antti Raanta will start when the Blackhawks host the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.