Hurricanes Rumors: 2 Teams Who Could Claim Antti Raanta

The Carolina Hurricanes made a notable move, placing goaltender Antti Raanta on waivers. While the veteran goalie has had a brutal start to the season, he was an effective 1B netminder as recently as last season, so there could be teams out there willing to take a shot on him through waivers. Let's discuss two teams who could add him now.

Edmonton Oilers: You already know that the Oilers are going to consider Raanta. Their goaltending is the weakest part of their roster, and they sent down Jack Campbell to the AHL. Raanta would be an upgrade over Cal Pickard as their backup and would be a big-time pickup if he bounces back. 

Seattle Kraken: The Seattle Kraken could also put a claim in for Raanta. Their goaltending is a big reason for their struggles this season, and Philipp Grubauer is currently sidelined. Bringing in Raanta would give them another option to work with, and he could steal their crease if he heats back up. 

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