Raanta exited the sport 15:37 into the second interval, with the Hurricanes trailing the Rangers 2-0. As New York put the stress on within the offensive zone, heart Mika Zibanejad tried to get a stick on a bouncing puck close to the crease. Raanta did a break up to his proper after which fell stomach-first to the ice as play was stopped.
Raanta entered the competition having gone 6-0 at residence with a .965 save share and a 0.97 objectives towards common — a main purpose Carolina hadn’t misplaced a house sport all playoffs. In Sport 7, he gave up two objectives on 18 pictures, each on Rangers energy performs.
The 32-year-old was signed final summer time by the Hurricanes, after an eight-year NHL profession that featured frequent harm absences.
He began 13 video games, together with Monday’s Sport 7, for the Hurricanes within the playoffs rather than starter Freddie Andersen, who final appeared on April 16 and missed the primary two rounds with a lower-body harm.