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What’s wrong with Pekka Rinne?

  A look at his season stats wouldn’t necessarily indicate anything was going on with Nashville Predators star goalie Pekka Rinne. After all, a 10-5-3 record with a .910 save percentage and 2.31 goals against average with a pair of shutouts certainly wouldn’t leave anyone asking “what’s wrong?” But it is clear that there is something up with both Rinne and the Predators...
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Game 21: Play a little better against Nashville please

The Rangers are back home to open a tough stretch at the Garden that begins with Nashville. The Preds have one of the best blue lines in the league and Pekka Rinne in net. They have some solid talent up front that controls possession (53.8% CF). This is a playoff team in a tough division. […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Thread: Rangers vs. Nashville

The New York Rangers (15-3-2) get set to face the Nashville Predators (11-5-3) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 pm. For a preview, click here. TV: MSG+ Radio: ESPN 1050 AM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-Zuccarello Kreider-Stepan-Hayes Lindberg-Miller-Stalberg Moore-Stoll-Fast McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist –...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators: Winners and Losers (October-November)

The Nashville Predators currently sit tied for 2nd in the Central Division with the Minnesota Wild, and there have been several good and bad things that have come of that. Therefore, I humbly submit my winners and losers (so far) of the 2015-2016 Preds season.   WINNERS: View image | Pekka Rinne- The man between the pipes is proving that last year’s Vezina...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Neal, Rinne help Predators beat Ducks 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Neal and Miikka Salomaki gave Nashville the lead, and Pekka Rinne stopped 38 shots to lead the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Shea Weber also scored as Nashville won for the third time in four games. Rickard Rakell and Mike Santorelli had the goals for the Ducks, who have lost four of their last five. Frederik Andersen...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pekka Rinne leads Predators past Ducks

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Via Fox Sports Tennessee
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #35 Pekka Rinne

A tale of two season for the Finnish giant. Coming off the hip surgery and the complications that compounded the injury, no one really knew if he could ever reach elite goalie status again in his career. The start of last season not only saw him regain his ability, but arguably reach new heights in his career.   He only lost eight games from the start of the season until his knee...
Via The Predatorial
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators’ Pekka Rinne Gets Puck Stuck In Pads For The Longest Time (Video)

Pekka Rinne doesn’t just save pucks. He makes them disappear. The Nashville Predators goaltender was his usual stellar self in Game 4 of his team’s Stanley Cup playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. With under six minutes remaining in the first overtime period, however, Rinne took his talents a bit too far. After trying to clear a puck behind the net, Rinne somehow managed...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Preds ready for final playoff push with Rinne in net

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With the excitement around the news on Tuesday that goalie Pekka Rinne would play his first game for the Nashville Predators since Oct. 22, coach Barry Trotz did not want to get too far ahead of himself. It will be one week -- at Ottawa, at Buffalo (March 10-11) -- before the Predators encounter back-to-back games. With Nashville in a desperate fight to make the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds' Rinne ready for conditioning assignment in minors, nears return

NASHVILLE -- Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, who has missed the last four months with a hip infection, has been sent to the team's top minor-league affiliate on a conditioning assignment, raising the possibility that he could be back in goal in Nashville possibly by next Tuesday or Thursday. "For sure, I feel like I'm really close to the game shape and now it's just a final couple...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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