Antti Raanta turned into another Benoit Allaire success story as Henrik Lundqvist’s backup goaltender over the last two years. Raanta was traded from the Chicago Blackhawks to the New York Rangers on June 27, 2015, in exchange for forward Ryan Haggerty.
Raanta played in 55 games for the New York Rangers and started 44 of them. During his tenure in New York, Raanta posted a record of 27-14-4. He finished his time with the Rangers with a .921 save percentage and a 2.26 goals against average.
Raanta had a handful of memorable moments during his two-year stay with the Rangers.