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Lightning Reassign G Karri Ramo to Norfolk

Monday, 10.06.2008 / 3:00 PM / Bolts Report
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Lightning Reassign G Karri Ramo to Norfolk

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Karri Ramo to Norfolk of the American Hockey League, executive vice president of hockey operations Brian Lawton announced.  

Ramo, 6-foot-2, 192-pounds, played in two games with the Lightning during the 2008 preseason.  He posted a 2-0-0 record with a 2.90 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage.  He also stopped both shots faced in a shootout win September 20 at Pittsburgh.  

The native of Asikkala, Finland played in a career-high 22 games with the Lightning last season, posting a 7-11-3 record and a 3.03 goals-against average.  He also set career-bests for wins, shots faced (632), saves (568), save percentage (.899), goals-against average and minutes played (1,268).

Ramo has played in 24 career NHL games, posting a 7-11-3 record with a .896 save percentage and a 3.05 goals-against average.  He represented the organization at the 2006-07 AHL All-Star Game and was named the top goaltender in the skills competition.  

He was selected by the Lightning in the sixth round, 191st overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.