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Position
G
 
Jersey
35
Name  Pekka Rinne
Born  11/3/1982
Height  6-5
Weight  204
Shoots  L
2/21/2015 6:00:00 PM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne lost for the second consecutive game for the first time this season.
Insight: Pretty impressive feat for the Vezina Trophy candidate. Rinne made some big saves on Saturday afternoon, stopping 31-of-33 shots on goal, but allowed two goals in the shootout, doing Nashville in. He is still an impressive 34-8-3 on the season.
 
2/19/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a rare horrible game on Thursday.
Insight: Rinne faced 40 shots and allowed five goals. He has allowed five goals or more in just two other games this season. Rinne drops to 34-8-2 this season.
 
2/17/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a dream game for fantasy owners on Tuesday.
Insight: The only thing Rinne didn't do was record the shutout. He allowed just one goal, making 42 saves versus the Sharks. Rinne is now 34-7-2 this season and improved upon his .197 GAA and .931 save percentage, which were his numbers coming into Tuesday.
 
2/14/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 21 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Saturday.
Insight: Since allowing four goals in his first game back from injury on Feb. 5, Rinne has allowed six goals in the last four games, all victories. He is 33-7-2 this season.
 
2/10/2015 10:50:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated Tampa Bay in overtime on Tuesday night.
Insight: He made 30 saves on 32 shots on goal, and raised his record to 31-7-2 on the season. Rinne has a solid chance to win the Vezina Trophy.
 
2/5/2015 10:46:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne returned to action on Thursday, but took the loss versus Anaheim.
Insight: He had not played since Jan. 13, and went onto allow four goals on 25 shots during Thursday's loss. Nevertheless, it is good to seem him back on the ice, and owners need to activate him everywhere.
 
2/4/2015 3:46:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) is expected to start Thursday against Anaheim.
Insight: Rinne has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage, but hasn't played since Jan 13. Get him back into your lineup today.
 
1/29/2015 4:02:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) skated before the team's practice on Thursday.
Insight: Rinne was expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks and we are finishing Week 2. He has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage.
 
1/15/2015 1:28:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne will miss the next three games and All-Star Weekend due to a knee injury, the team announced.
Insight: Carter Hutton should see most of the work between the pipes, but he Predators did call up Marek Mazanec. Rinne has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage. Hutton is 0-3-2 this season while Mazanec was 8-10-0 last season.
 
1/13/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne earned the win on Tuesday, but more importantly left the game after a third-period collision.
Insight: Chris Higgins and Anton Volchenkov got tangled up and collided with Rinne, forcing him to go down. Rinne picked up his 29th victory, and leads the NHL in wins, but owners are just hoping he is healthy.
 
1/10/2015 4:48:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated the Wild on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: He stopped 36-of-37 shots on goal and improved his record to 28-6-2 on the season. Rinne may be the leading candidate for the Vezina Trophy.
 
1/8/2015 10:49:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne picked up an overtime victory Thursday versus Dallas.
Insight: He only faced 20 shots, and stopped 18 of them. Rinne is one of the best goaltenders in the league, as he has a 27-6-2 record.
 
1/6/2015 10:42:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne continued his dominanting season on Tuesday.
Insight: Rinne made 25 saves and allowed two goals in a victory over the Hurricanes. He is 26-6-2 this season and remains in the top-five goaltenders in GAA and save percentage.
 
12/31/2014 1:51:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 26 saves to earn another victory on Tuesday.
Insight: Rinne now has 24 victories in 32 starts. He is 24-6-2 with a 1.88 GAA and .934 save percentage. He has just simply been incredible.
 
12/27/2014 10:46:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne allowed just one goal to capture his league leading 23rd victory on Saturday.
Insight: Rinne stopped 26 shots versus the Flyers to beat Philadelphia, 3-1. Rinne improved his record to 23-6-1, and he remains in the top three in save percentage and GAA.
 
12/22/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne was less than five minutes away from his fourth shutout of the season.
Insight: Rinne allowed just one goal with a little over four minutes left in the game as Nashville routed Columbus, 5-1. Rinne made 30 saves and still leads the league in victories with 22.
 
12/16/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne became the first goal with 20 victories this season.
Insight: Rinne made 33 saves on 35 shots and stopped all three shootout attempts from Boston. Rinne is 20-6-1 and came into the game leading all goalies in GAA and save percentage.
 
12/14/2014 10:40:00 AM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a great start on Saturday, but his goalie counterpart was even better.
Insight: Rinne made 32 saves and allowed just one goal, but Sharks goalie Antti Niemi stopped all 29 shots he faced. Rinne still has the best numbers in the league with a 1.75 GAA, .937 save percentage and 19 victories.
 
12/10/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne recorded his third shutout of the season in a, 3-0, victory over the Avalanche on Tuesday.
Insight: Rinne stopped all 26 shots he faced. In the last five games, Rinne is 3-2-0 with a .941 save percentage. He leads the league with 18 victories and is second with a 1.81 GAA and .934 save percentage. Although that is a little misleading because the goalie in front of him in both categories is Michael Hutchinson, who has made just eight starts this season but does qualify for the stat categories.
 
12/6/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne allowed two goals during Saturday's loss to Chicago.
Insight: He has now lost two of his past three games after stopping 28-of-30 shots on goal. However, Rinne still has a solid record at 17-5-1.