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Pekka Rinne | Goalie | #35

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (35) / 11/3/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 217
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 8 (258) / NAS
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Pekka Rinne stopped 29 of 31 shots in a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
Rinne was perfect until Andrei Mironov took advantage of a turnover to fire one past the Finnish goaltender with just under five minutes remaining in the game. Rinne has really built off his strong post-season with a great start to the new season. His record currently stands at 10-3-2 with a 2.45 goals against average and .922 save percentage. Nov 18 - 11:05 PM

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The Nashville Predators have confirmed that Pekka Rinne will be in goal tonight when the Predators take on the Colorado Avalanche.

Rinne will be looking to rebound after giving up five goals in a 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Wild. He has a 9-3-2 record with a 2.48 goals against average and .921 save percentage.
Nov 18 - 7:38 PM

Pekka Rinne stopped 25 of 30 shots in a 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

The Preds had a 3-0 lead with under four minutes remaining in the second period, but two quick goal by the Wild got them back into the thick of things. Arvidsson started the third period with a goal for the Preds but the Wild answered back with four third period goals to take the win. Rinne's four game-winning streak has come to an end. His record sits at 9-3-2 with a 2.48 goals against average and .921 save percentage.
Nov 16 - 11:00 PM

Pekka Rinne will get the start in Thursday's game against Minnesota.

Rinne has a 9-2-2 record with a 2.29 goals-against-average and a .926 save percentage this season. He's won four games in a row.
Nov 16 - 7:37 PM

Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on 29 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Washington Capitals.

The Predators have now won five games in a row (Rinne has been between the pipes for four of them). Rinne owns an impressive 9-2-2 record with a 2.29 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage this season.
Nov 14 - 11:49 PM

Pekka Rinne will get the start in Tuesday's game against the Washington Capitals.

Rinne has an 8-2-2 record with a 2.23 goals-against-average and a .929 save percentage this season.
Nov 14 - 7:42 PM

Pekka Rinne turned aside 26 of 30 shots in Nashville's 5-4 shootout win over Pittsburgh on Saturday night.

Well, this game wasn't exactly a goalie's dream. Rinne also allowed Sidney Crosby to score in the shootout, but his team managed to get the upper hand. Rinne now has an 8-2-2 record with a 2.23 goals-against-average and a .929 save percentage this season. He's won three games in a row and four of his last five.
Nov 12 - 12:44 AM

Pekka Rinne will start for the Nashville Predators in a Stanley Cup rematch against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Rinne has won five of his last seven games and will look to earn his eighth win of the season against the team that denied him a Stanley Cup this past summer. Rinne is 7-2-2 with a 2.19 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage.
Nov 11 - 7:34 PM

Pekka Rinne stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced as the Nashville Predators defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Rinne made several key saves, including a big one at the end of the first period to keep the game scoreless. He has now won five out of his last seven games and seems to be dialed in on the season, improving his record to 7-2-2 with a 2.19 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage.
Nov 7 - 9:52 PM

Pekka Rinne will be between the pipes for Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Rinne has a 6-2-2 record with a 2.19 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage this season. He's won two of his last three games.
Nov 7 - 6:38 PM

Pekka Rinne stopped 35 of 38 shots in a 5-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.

Despite allowing three goals, Rinne made numerous saves to keep the Predators ahead and seal the win. He has now won six of his last nine starts, allowing two goals or less in six of those starts. Treat the Finnish netminder as an elite fantasy goaltender moving forward. He has a 6-2-2 record. He also picked up an assist on P.K Subban's empty net goal.
Nov 4 - 12:43 AM

Pekka Rinne will be between the pipes for Friday's game against the Anaheim Ducks.

Wednesday's loss to San Jose was the first time in seven games that Rinne allowed more than two goals (he gave up four in the defeat). He has a 5-2-2 record with a 2.10 goals-against-average and a .931 save percentage this season.
Nov 3 - 7:06 PM

Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on just 23 shots in Wednesday's 4-1 loss in San Jose.

Rinne entered this game having allowed just seven total goals over his past six outings, so chalk this up as just one poor outing. He has been very consistent all season and remains a No. 1 backstop in all fantasy pools heading into Friday in Anaheim or Saturday in Los Angeles.
Nov 2 - 2:36 AM

Pekka Rinne will be between the pipes in Wednesday's game against the Sharks.

Rinne has a 5-1-2 record with a 1.86 goals-against-average and a .940 save percentage this season. He has three wins in his last four games.
Nov 1 - 10:08 PM

Pekka Rinne continued his stellar play from last post-season against the Chicago Blackhawks, stopping 43 of 44 shots in a 2-1 win.

To put it simply, Rinne was simply phenomenal tonight. He continuously frustrated the Blackhawks by making save after save. He has now allowed two goals or fewer in six straight starts and has a .963 save percentage during that stretch. His record improved to 5-1-2, with a 1.86 goals against average and a .941 save percentage.
Oct 27 - 11:28 PM

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LW1Filip Forsberg
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3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
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D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Matt Irwin
5Alexei Emelin
6Yannick Weber
7Anthony Bitetto
8Ryan Ellis
G1Pekka Rinne
2Anders Lindback