Carolina Hurricanes goalie Antti Raanta leaves game against Boston Bruins after collision

Carolina goaltender Antti RaantaGame 2 of Hurricanes’ Stanley Cup playoff series was against BostonAfter a collision with the Bruins’ forward, Wednesday David Pastrnak.

Raanta was playing the puck in the first frame. Pastrnak rushed in and tried to avoid Raanta’s clearing attempt. Pastrnak collided with Raanta on the left side. Raanta, bleeding from his mouth, fell to the ice right away.

Pyotr KochetkovRaanta was replaced in the NHL playoff debut of Raanta. With a 2.42 GAA, and.902SV%, the rookie had only played in three games for Carolina. Pastrnak was initially scheduled to be assessed a major penalty, but was later given a minor infraction for goaltender negligence.

Hurricanes are without their usual starters Frederik AndersenThe injury to his lower body was sustained against Colorado on April 16, and he has not played since. Raanta made the NHL playoff debut on Monday with a 35-save performance in Carolina’s 5-1 victory in Game 1.

Carolina was able to lead Boston 2-0 in the second period despite losing Raanta. It wasn’t immediately known if Raanta could be back for Carolina in Wednesday night’s match.

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