Former 'U' goalie Raty to quit women's hockey, seek spot on men's team
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Finland goalie Noora Raty and her national team were eliminated in a 4-2 quarterfinal loss to Sweden on Saturday, but Raty made a staunch statement postgame that she will be quitting women's hockey due to a lack of a professional league in North America.
"If I get to play in the men's league, I will continue," Raty said via NBC Sports OlympicTalk. "But I won't continue with women's hockey."
Raty helped lead the Gophers as two-time national champion goalie in her junior and senior seasons in 2012 and 2013, including a NCAA record-setting 38-0 campaign last season.
Raty took to Twitter to clarify her comments on Saturday.