Karri Ramo (G)
Drafted: 2004, Tampa Bay Lightning, Round 6 (191st overall)
Acquired: Signed three-year, entry-level contract with the Lightning on May 31, 2006
Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 02/03/09 and finished the season with the Lightnin…Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 01/26/09 and returned to Norfolk on 01/29/09 (Served as backup goaltender on 01/27/09 vs. Montreal and did not play)…Suspended six games by the American Hockey League on 01/27/09…Picked up his first NHL win of 2008-09 on 01/09/09 at Anaheim by stopping 29 of 32 shots…Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 12/21/08 and returned to Norfolk (AHL) on 01/16/09 (Appeared in two games with the Lightning, going 1-1-0 with a 5.01 GAA and .865 SV%)…Stopped 30 shots in regulation and overtime and then all four shooters in the shootout to earn the win and #3 star honors on 12/20/08 at Philadelphia…Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 12/18/08 and returned on 12/19/08 (Served as backup goaltender on 12/18/08 vs. Colorado and did not play)…Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 11/22/08 and returned on 11/24/08 (Appeared in one game with the Lightning, stopping 15 of 17 shots in a non-decision)...Recorded an assist for his first Admirals point on 11/11/08 at Lowell … Stopped 32 of 34 shots for third star honors on 11/07/08 vs. Rockford...Made 39 saves and was named second star of the game on 10/17/08 at Lake Erie.
2007-08: Stopped a career high 38 saves on 39 shots faced and recorded his first career point with an assist in a win over Carolina on 03/29/08…Made first career NHL start and made 31 saves on 32 shots for his first career win on 12/20/07 vs. Toronto, becoming the first Lightning rookie in franchise history to win his debut performance…Recalled by Tampa Bay (NHL) on 12/19/07…Stopped 26 of 27 shots for second star honors on 12/15/07 vs. Philadelphia…Recorded first Norfolk victory and earned first star honors with 38 saves on 12/07/07 at Philadelphia…Suffered an ankle injury on 10/10/07 and missed 21 games recuperating…Made 26 saves in his Admirals debut on 10/05/07 at Philadelphia (4-3 loss). 2006-07: Made his NHL debut in 2006-07…Played two games with the Lightning in 2006-07 and posted a 3.43 GAA and a .826 SV%...Served as backup goaltender in each game of the 2007 Eastern Conference Quarterfinals for Tampa Bay…Made his NHL debut in a relief role 12/02/06 at Ottawa…Participated in the 2007 AHL All-Star Game and was named winner of the Rbk Hockey Top Goaltender award at the CCM AHL All-Star Skills Competition…Picked up first North American pro win/shutout with Springfield on 10/22/06 at Bridgeport (34 saves)…Made North American pro debut with Springfield on 10/13/06 at Norfolk...Signed by the Lightning on 5/31/06. 2005-06: Helped HPK Hameenlinna to the Finnish Championship in 2005-06 in his rookie year…Ranked first on HPK Hameenlinna in SV% and was second in GAA …Helped Finland win the Bronze Medal at the 2006 World Juniors. 2004-05: Began international career at the 2004 World U-18 Championships, skating in 1 game for Finland…Played in 26 games in 2004-05 at the age of 18 for Pelicans of the Finnish Elite League and posted a 3.98 GAA with 1 shutout. 2003-04: Made his Finnish Elite League debut in 2003-04 and played in 2 games.