The Nashville Predators has announced that Pekka Rinne will sit out the next three games and the All-Star Weekend due to a knee injury.
According to Pekka Rinne's agent, Jay Grossman, the Nashville goaltender is "upbeat about his recovery" from a lower-body injury.
Pekka Rinne was forced to leave Tuesday's game against the Canucks with an undisclosed injury suffered in the third period after a collision with Vancouver's Chris Higgins.
Pekka Rinne will start against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night.
Pekka Rinne credited his teammates with his selection to the All-Star Game.
Pekka Rinne won his fifth game in a row as the Nashville Predators defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday.
Pekka Rinne will start in goal against Minnesota Saturday afternoon.
Pekka Rinne made 18 stops on 20 shots and it was enough to help the Predators secure a 3-2 overtime victory over Dallas on Thursday night.
Pekka Rinne will start against the Dallas Stars on Thursday night.
Pekka Rinne was solid on Tuesday as he led the Predators to a 3-2 victory over Carolina by turning aside 23 of the 25 shots he faced.
It wasn't pretty, but Pekka Rinne improved to 25-6-2 on the season as the Nashville Predators beat the Los Angeles Kings 7-6 in OT on Saturday.
Look for Pekka Rinne to get the call against the Kings Saturday afternoon.
Pekka Rinne extended his league lead in wins Tuesday night as he stopped 26 of 28 shots en route to a 3-2 victory over the Blues.
Pekka Rinne will get the nod against the Blues on Tuesday night.