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Report: Antti Raanta rooted for Blackhawks to lose in playoffs

Report: Antti Raanta rooted for Blackhawks to lose in playoffs

If former Blackhawks goaltender Antti Raanta had his way, the Blackhawks would’ve never celebrated another Stanley Cup victory last season. If Raanta got his wish, the Predators would have swept the Hawks in the first round of the playoffs. Speaking to Finnish newspaper Satakunnan Kansa, Rannta said he was upset with how the Blackhawks treated him and said coach Joel Quenneville didn’t like him very much. “I was really hoping Nashville would beat us in four games and I could get back to Finland. I was (so angry) about how Chicago was treating me," Rannta said, according to Yahoo Sports. “... I noticed that coach didn't like me, in that position it...

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