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Sunday, Aug 31, 2014 at 4:01 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Antti Raanta

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Antti Raanta

The Chicago Blackhawks have Corey Crawford firmly established as their starting goaltender, but Antti Raanta showed some flashes of brilliance in the 2013-14 season. Read »

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Headlines: Can Antti Raanta Step Up in Sophomore Season?

Hawks Headlines: Can Antti Raanta Step Up in Sophomore Season?

The Chicago Blackhawks shelled out big bucks for Corey Crawford, but will Antti Raanta show progress in his game in the coming season? Read »

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 10:30 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton to 1-Year Contract

Blackhawks Sign Michael Leighton to 1-Year Contract

The Chicago Blackhawks took out an insurance policy on Corey Crawford and Antti Raanta on Monday, signing veteran Michael Leighton to a 1-year contract. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:36 AM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Corey Crawford

Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Corey Crawford

We continue our series of Chicago Blackhawks Player Evaluations today by examining the performance of goaltender Corey Crawford, and what he needs to work on next season for the Hawks. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Ink Smith, Raanta to Two-Year Extensions

Hawks Ink Smith, Raanta to Two-Year Extensions

The Chicago Blackhawks may be looking to make a move at the NHL Entry Draft on Friday, but the first dominoes to fall were actually new contract extensions for Ben Smith and Antti Raanta. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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By James Neveau

Hawks Lose With 5 Seconds Left In OT

Hawks Lose With 5 Seconds Left In OT

With less than five seconds left in overtime, Claude Giroux fired a wrist shot past Antti Raanta to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 1:02 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks to Start Raanta vs. Flyers Tuesday

Blackhawks to Start Raanta vs. Flyers Tuesday

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Antti Raanta has only played once since late January, but he'll get the call again on Tuesday as the Hawks battle the Philadelphia Flyers. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:50 PM
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By James Neveau

Who Keeps Stealing Corey Crawford's Gear?

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford will have to break in some new leg pads, as his regular white pads have gone missing just three days after his mask was stolen. Read »

Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 at 12:08 PM
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By James Neveau

Crawford's Mask Missing Ahead of Stadium Series Game

Crawford's Mask Missing Ahead of Stadium Series Game

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford had a special mask made up for the team's Stadium Series game Saturday, but the helmet has mysteriously gone missing. Read »

Saturday, Mar 1, 2014 at 8:52 AM
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By James Neveau

Rookie Raanta Trying to Soak In First Outdoor Game Experience

Rookie Raanta Trying to Soak In First Outdoor Game Experience

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Antti Raanta has become a fan favorite quickly in the Windy City, and he's trying to savor every moment as he prepares for the Stadium Series game at Soldier Field. Read »

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James Neveau James Neveau covers the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears for NBC Chicago. If you have an idea for a story, or want to share your thoughts on a post, you can email him at jamesneveau@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter @jamesneveau.
Peggy Kusinski Peggy Kusinski joined the NBC5 sports team in 2000 as a sports reporter. She is also a contributor to NBC5's "Sports Sunday." A native Chicagoan from the northwest side, Kusinski was an all-city/all-state basketball player. She received her B.S. in Radio and Television from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and actually began her career in broadcasting as an intern for Warner Saunders right here at NBCChicago.com
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