Morin was expected to have a good shot at making the final roster but he was beat out by Jimmy Hayes and Ben Smith.
Raanta was not expected to make it after the Blackhawks signed Nikolai Khabibulin during the summer. Raanta will be the starting goalie for the IceHogs.
The most surprising cut of all was Pirri who was expected to be the number two center for the Blackhawks. However, Pirri, the leading scorer in the AHL last year was sent back down after not being able to crack the top 12 forwards.
In order to get the roster down to 23, the Blackhawks put Ryan Stanton on waivers. Stanton was claimed by the Vancouver Canucks.
The Blackhawks open the regular season at home against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.