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Zac Rinaldo | Winger | #36

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 169
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 6 (178) / PHI
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Zac Rinaldo was made a late scratch Tuesday night against LA.
Rinaldo has posted 68 PIMs and 131 hits during his 44 games of play this season. Much to the delight of all reverse leaguers out there. Feb 9 - 7:04 PM

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Landon Ferraro will tag in for Zac Rinaldo, who will be scratched against the Ducks on Tuesday night.

A bit of a surprise given the heavies on Anaheim's roster, but Landon Ferraro will be skating on the fourth line with Max Talbot and Jimmy Hayes. The pugilistic forward Rinaldo has 68 PIMs and 128 hits through 41 games thus far.
Jan 26 - 6:48 PM

Zac Rinaldo was made a late scratch for Saturday's match with Ottawa.

Through 33 games in his first season with Boston, Rinaldo has compiled 63 PIMs and 104 hits. That's pretty great if you're in a league that rewards pugilists.
Jan 9 - 7:07 PM

Zac Rinaldo will return from an upper-body injury on Tuesday night.

He has been taken off injured reserve and will play for the first time since Dec. 14. Rinaldo has racked up 53 penalty minutes in 26 games with the Bruins this season.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 01:56:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

In 26 games with Boston this season, he has one goal, one assist and 53 penalty minutes.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 06:33:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo dropped the gloves with Canucks forward Derek Dorsett twice on Saturday night.

Rinaldo had a rare productive night in the Bruins' 4-0 win. He picked up an assist on Tyler Randall's third period goal, racked up 13 penalty minutes and dished out three hits in 9:29 of ice time.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 12:25:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo and Joe Morrow will each be scratched against Calgary on Friday.

Through 21 games thus far Rinaldo has 29 PIMs and 64 hits thus far. Unfortunately, one can't accumulate value from the stands.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 09:01:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo scored his first goal of the season Monday night against Toronto.

It was his first point as a member of the Boston Bruins in his 18th game. Rinaldo has 12 shots, 57 hits and 29 penalty minutes, while averaging 7:38 of ice time per match.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 09:35:00 AM

Zac Rinaldo is being utilized by the Bruins on the penalty kill.

"He's a good skater," said coach Claude Julien. "We've started using him on the penalty kill because of that. He can apply some pressure up-ice, at the same time he's done a pretty decent job in our own end." Boston has been trying out different players on the PK because of Chris Kelly's long-term injury.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 02:54:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo, Joe Morrow, and Tyler Randall will be scratched against the Canadiens on Saturday night.

Through 10 games Rinaldo has accumulated 25 PIMs and 36 hits, making all leaguers who support tough guys very happy. Unfortunately, he won't play against highly skilled teams like Montreal.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 06:27:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo will skate on the fourth line against the Panthers on Friday night.

Rinaldo is off to a great start for reverse leaguers with 24 hits and 25 PIMs through seven games. He'll skate to the left of Chris Kelly and Tyler Randell.
Fri, Oct 30, 2015 06:58:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo and Zach Trotman will each be scratched for Tuesday's tilt with the Coyotes.

Seven games, 24 hits, 25 PIMs for the pugilistic winger Rinaldo. If you're in a league that rewards tough guys, you've got to be loving it. Unfortunately however, he's not playing tonight. It's just the first game his missed, JFYI.
Source: Matt Kalman
Tue, Oct 27, 2015 06:51:00 PM

Zac Rinaldo will not be suspended for charging Sean Couturier during Thursday's game.

Couturier left the contest with an upper-body injury while Rinaldo was assessed a five-minute major and game misconduct. The NHL felt that Rinaldo's hit was not interference because it fell within the brief window where a player that has lost possession of the puck is still eligible to be checked. The league also felt that while there is contact to the head, Rinaldo did not make Couturier's head the main point of contact.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Oct 22, 2015 05:31:00 PM

Zach Rinaldo was ejected from the game at the end of the first period due to a questionable hit on old teammate Sean Couturier.

Rinaldo caught Couturier along the boards with a high hit, deemed worthy enough for a 5-minute major for charging.
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 09:16:00 PM

Zach Rinaldo will face his old team when the Bruins face the Flyers on Wednesday

Rinaldo was traded to the Bruins from the Flyer in the off season for a 3rd round pick in 2017, after scoring eight goals and 16 assists in Flyers orange and black. Told to NHL.com: "A little more emotion, yeah," said Rinaldo, who has no points and 10 penalty minutes in five games this season. "It's going to be obviously my first time doing this. But no friends on the ice for me. That's the way I've always been, so that's the way it's going to be tonight."
Source: NHL.com
Wed, Oct 21, 2015 07:48:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Krejci
2Patrice Bergeron
3Ryan Spooner
4Chris Kelly
LW1Brad Marchand
2Loui Eriksson
3Matt Beleskey
4Zac Rinaldo
5Maxime Talbot
RW1Brett Connolly
2Jimmy Hayes
3David Pastrnak
4Landon Ferraro
5Tyler Randell
D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dennis Seidenberg
4Adam McQuaid
5Zach Trotman
6Colin Miller
7Kevan Miller
8Joe Morrow
G1Tuukka Rask
2Jonas Gustavsson