Thread: Confirmed with Link: Blackhawks sign G Antti Raanta
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06-03-2013, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Juzmo View Post
A little story of the guy for those who don't know anything about him and are interested:

Everybody knew Antti Raanta was a talented individual, but with just talent he wasn't going to get the starting job in Lukko from Rauma since they would rather go with a experienced goalie that was solid and could play most of the season as the starter.

So their local rival, Ässät from Pori, decided to take a chance with the 21 yo goaltender. Even for a goaltender, Raanta was in poor physical shape and needed the quality physical training/activities Ässät could provide for him.
A nice little story but unfortunately pretty much BS.

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