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Carter Hutton | Goalie

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/19/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
College: UMass-Lowell
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Carter Hutton has agreed to a two-year, $1.45 million contract with the Nashville Predators.
He will earn $700,000 in 2014-15 and $750,000 in 2015-16. Hutton posted a 20-11-4 record with a 2.62 goals-against average, a .910 save percentage and one shutout this past season. He earned the starting job for the team with Pekka Rinne on the sidelines and will serve as Nashville's number two netminder in 2014-15. Jun 2 - 4:39 PM

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Backup goaltender Carter Hutton turned aside 26 Minnesota shots as the Nashville Predators finished their regular season with a 7-3 triumph over the Wild Sunday night.

Hutton, getting the opportunity to start in place of first-stringer Pekka Rinne, ends his season with a record of 19-11-4, a GAA of 2.61 and a save percentage of .910. The Preds are out of the playoffs for the second consecutive season but they dazzled their fans in their final two games of the season, scoring 14 times. They won 7-5 over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks at home Saturday night.
Apr 13 - 10:56 PM

Carter Hutton will get the start Sunday against Minnesota in the Predators final game of the season.

Pekka Rinne will start Saturday against the Blackhawks and Hutton will draw in Sunday. Hutton is coming off his first career shutout a week ago against the Sharks. Adjust your goaltending rotation accordingly.
Apr 12 - 1:35 PM

Carter Hutton recorded his first career shutout as the Predators toppled the Sharks on Saturday night 3-0.

Capturing a road win in San Jose is no easy feat, as the Sharks entered the game with a 28-6-5 record at home. Hutton was exceptional, making 35 saves for his fourth straight victory. He has a 2.69 goals-against average and .907 save percentage. Even after a performance like this, look for Pekka Rinne to get the start Tuesday at Dallas.
Apr 6 - 1:17 AM

Look for Carter Hutton to start for Nashville on Saturday.

Hutton is going for his fourth straight win. He has a 2.69 GAA and .907 save percentage in 38 games in 2013-14.
Apr 5 - 4:18 PM

Nashville goaltender Carter Hutton made 23 saves in regulation and overtime before allowing no goals in a shootout during a 4-3 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals Sunday night.

The Nashville goalie improved his record to 18-11-4. His GAA is 2.69 while his save percentage is .907. Hutton continues to provide strong performances as the backup to Pekka Rinne. With the shootout win, Nashville (33-32-11) kept alive its slim postseason hopes. The Predators are seven points behind the Phoenix Coyotes for the Western Conference's second wild-card spot.
Mar 30 - 11:15 PM

Carter Hutton enjoyed a great game Thursday as the Predators blasted Buffalo by a score of 6-1.

Hutton has understandably seen his playing team decrease with the return of Pekka Rinne, but he continues to deliver strong performances when called upon, as he did by stopping 32 of 33 shots in this game. His record improves to 17-11-4 with the win while his GAA is 2.68 and his save percentage is .907.
Mar 27 - 11:57 PM

Carter Hutton will get the call for Nashville in Thursday's match-up against Buffalo.

The Predators play in Dallas on Friday, so Pekka Rinne will probably be back in goal for that match.
Mar 27 - 4:16 PM

Goaltender Carter Hutton stopped 10 shots in relief of starter Pekka Rinne to power the Predators to a 6-5 victory over the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday.

Rinne allowed four goals on only 18 shots and was pulled in the second period. Hutton played a solid game thereafter and improved his record to 16-11-4. He also now has a 2.74 GAA and .905 save percentage.
Mar 22 - 3:23 AM

Carter Hutton blocked 20 of 22 shots in Nashville's 2-0 loss to Vancouver Wednesday night.

Hutton started for the Predators one night after replacing Pekka Rinne midway through the third period of a 5-1 loss against the Edmonton Oilers, and finished with 20 saves. He now has a 15-11-4 record with a 2.75 goals-against average and .905 save percentage. Look for Rinne to start on Friday against the Calgary Flames.
Mar 20 - 4:37 AM

Carter Hutton is ready if he gets the nod on Wednesday night.

He may play against Vancouver after Pekka Rinne was in goal for Nashville's 5-1 loss to Edmonton on Tuesday. Hutton has had to get used to seeing much less action with Rinne back in the fold. "Yeah, I went from playing a lot of games to backing up more," Hutton said. "Knowing Peks was coming back I knew that role. It was the same role I started off in at the start of the year, and a role I knew I would be in when Peks was healthy."
Mar 19 - 11:14 AM

Carter Hutton stopped 24/25 in a 4-1 victory over Buffalo on Tuesday night.

Hutton’s second win since Jan. 31 is a much needed booster for Hutton, who’s playing time is reduced due to Pekka Rinne’s return. He’s 15-10-4 this season with a 2.79 goals against average and .904 save percentage.
Mar 11 - 9:43 PM

Carter Hutton is expected to start Tuesday night at Buffalo.

Number one keeper Pekka Rinne will play against Ottawa on Monday. Hutton has one win in his last five appearances (1-2-2).
Mar 10 - 1:09 PM

Carter Hutton stopped 17 of 20 shots in a 3-1 loss to Winnipeg on Saturday afternoon.

Hutton has emerged as Nashville's number one goalie since the team acquired Devan Dubnyk from Edmonton, but his tenure in the crease is close to coming an end because Pekka Rinne is on the cusp of returning to the fold. Hutton has a .903 save percentage and a 2.85 GAA in 32 games this season.
Mar 1 - 5:49 PM

Carter Hutton and the Predators outlasted Tampa Bay in a 3-2 win Thursday night.

Hutton was not severely tested, as he allowed two goals on 16 shots to earn a victory that improved his record to 14-9-4. His GAA is a lackluster 2.84 while his save percentage is equally unimpressive at .904.
Feb 27 - 11:54 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Olli Jokinen
2Mike Fisher
3Calle Jarnkrok
4Mike Ribeiro
5Colin Wilson
6Paul Gaustad
LW1Matt Cullen
2Viktor Stalberg
3Gabriel Bourque
4Simon Moser
RW1James Neal
2Craig Smith
3Eric Nystrom
4Derek Roy
5Richard Clune
6Filip Forsberg
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Mattias Ekholm
5Anton Volchenkov
6Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton