Chicago, IL, United States (NewsBahn) – Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford will be out 3 weeks with a groin injury the team reported Tuesday morning.
Antti Raanta is expected to get the start between the pipes Tuesday when the ‘Hawks take on the Dallas Stars.
Raanta is 3-0-1 with a 2.16 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage for one of the top teams in the NHL.
Kent Simpson, called up from Rockford, IL., will back up Raanta as regular No. 2 goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin is also sidelined with a leg injury.