A cool moment between Raanta and Lundqvist


Tonight’s game is going off now between the Coyotes and Rangers at The Garden. Neither Antti Raanta nor Henrik Lundqvist are starting. It didn’t stop the former teammates from sharing a cool moment during warmups.

It’s great to see the two catch up. Also Brady Skjei, who gave a puck to a lucky fan, came by and gave Raanta a slap. Pretty nice stuff. These guys don’t forget good teammates. Even if Antti hasn’t been here in a couple of years along with Derek Stepan.

You have to love it.

About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included separate stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also interned for or hockey historian Stan Fischler and worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil telecasts. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has covered consecutive Staten Island Yankees NY Penn League championships in '05 and '06. He also scored Berkeley Carroll high school basketball games from '06-14 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree. The Battle Of New York administrator and chief editor can be followed below on Twitter and Facebook.
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