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Blackhawks Sign Antti Raanta To 1-Year Deal

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(CBS) The Blackhawks announced today they have signed goaltender Antti Raanta on a one-year contract.

The 24-year-old Raanta earned a 21-10-11 record with five shutouts, a 1.85 goals-against average and a .943 save percentage in 45 games with Assat Pori of SM-liiga (Finland).

Raanta led the league in goals-against average and save percentage, and ranked fifth in shutouts, while leading his team to the 2013 SM-liiga championship. The Finland native was also named the MVP of the regular season and playoffs.

Raanta has registered a 48-27-16 record over five seasons with Lukko Rauma and Assat Pori of SM-liiga from 2007 to 2012.

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