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Position
G
 
Jersey
35
Name  Pekka Rinne
Born  11/3/1982
Height  6-5
Weight  204
Shoots  L
3/23/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne was a brick wall in Sunday's win over Chicago.
Insight: Rinne saved all 29 shots for his first shutout of the season. He owns a .909 save percentage in 18 games this season.
 
3/3/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (hip) is the scheduled starter for Tuesday's game against the Penguins.
Insight: Rinne has been out with a hip infection since October. The Predators will probably still give Carter Hutton some starts while Rinne works his way back, but Rinne should get the majority of the starts. He should be added in all leagues but isn't a recommended option Tuesday against the high-powered Penguins.
 
3/1/2014 11:28:00 AM
Description: Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (hip) made his first rehab start at AHL Milwaukee, stopping 16 of 17 shots.
Insight: Rinne has been out with a hip infection since October. He'll likely still need a week or more to get back into playing shape. Carter Hutton has been in net for most of the Nashville games of late and is 14-9-4 with a 2.84 GAA and .904 SV%, but when Rinne is ready the job is his.
 
2/26/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: According to the Tennessean, Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (hip) has been sent to the AHL for conditioning.
Insight: Rinne has been practicing with the team for about a week and received permission to ramp up his level of activity on Monday, but there is still no timetable for his return. He has been out with a hip infection since October.
 
2/25/2014 5:10:00 PM
Description: According to the Tennessean, Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (hip) is optimistic he'll be cleared sometime this week to start playing games again.
Insight: Rinne has been practicing with the team for about a week and received permission to ramp up his level of activity on Monday. He has been out with a hip infection since October.
 
2/5/2014 1:02:00 PM
Description: According to the Tennessean, Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (hip) hasn't been cleared to practice but is allowed to work out and skate. Rinne hasn't played since Oct. 22. He has not encountered any setbacks in his recovery from a bacterial infection in his hip, but the Predators are taking precautions to ensure the infection is managed and controlled.
Insight: "He really hasn't done much on the ice," coach Barry Trotz said. "But he's starting to move around in terms of skating and getting the muscle memory of moving around on the ice. It hasn't been too punishing or anything like that. But it's not going to be a quick process. They're doing it very methodically and cautiously. This is for the long term." Carter Hutton has gone 6-1-1 in his last seven starts and Devan Dubnyk has made just two starts in three weeks since being acquired from Edmonton.
 
12/20/2013 8:50:00 PM
Description: According to predators.nhl.com, Pekka Rinne (hip) will remain on limited activity for two more weeks before considering more strenuous activity.
Insight: Rinne has not encountered any setbacks in his recovery from a bacterial infection in his hip, but the Predators are taking precautions to ensure the infection is managed and controlled. Carter Hutton and Marek Mazanec will continue to handle goaltending duties into January.
 
11/5/2013 9:11:00 PM
Description: According to Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet.ca, Predators goalie Pekka Rinne is now likely to miss 6-8 weeks due to an E. Coli infection in his hip.
Insight: The 30-year-old was given a four-week timetable on Oct. 24 due to a bacterial infection in his surgically repaired hip, but the issue is much worse than it initially appeared to be. Carter Hutton and Magnus Hellberg will continue to serve as Nashville's netminders unless the Predators make a move.
 
10/24/2013 12:27:00 PM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne will miss at least one month with a bacterial infection in his hip. SOURCE: NHL.com
Insight: The 30-year-old was 4-4-1 before the injury. Carter Hutton is getting the start in net Thursday against the Jets.
 
10/3/2013 6:09:00 PM
Description: Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne will start the season opener Thursday against the Blues.
Insight: Rinne played sparingly in the preseason after returning from hip surgery. The 30-year-old has started 87.7 percent of Nashville's games over the last two seasons, but the team may rest him more often early this season.
 
9/22/2013 11:31:00 AM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne, who underwent hip surgery in May, is expected to make his preseason debut Sunday against the Islanders. SOURCE: Nashville Tennessean
Insight: The Predators usually don't have much need for a backup goaltender because Rinne rarely takes a night off, but he could be given more rest early in the 2013-14 season. The 30-year-old went 15-16 with a 2.43 GAA, a .910 SV% and five shutouts in 43 appearances during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season.
 
9/13/2013 2:16:00 PM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne, who underwent hip surgery in May, has been cleared to return to action.
Insight: Rinne is normally one of the NHL's top workhorses, but had an inconsistent season in which he went 15-16-8 with a 2.43 GAA and a .910 SV%. He tied for the NHL lead with five shutouts.
 
5/9/2013 6:18:00 PM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne underwent hip surgery recently and will need four months to recover. SOURCE: The Tennessean
Insight: He's expected to be 100 percent for training camp, however. Rinne, one of the NHL's top workhorses, had an inconsistent season in which he went 15-16-8 with a 2.43 GAA and a .910 SV%. He tied for the NHL lead with five shutouts.
 
Cold3/10/2013 9:52:00 AM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne took his fifth overtime loss of the season Saturday night against Minnesota. All five have come in the shootout.
Insight: Rinne (9-8-5, 2.09 GAA, .920 SV%, 4 SO) is tied with Ilya Bryzgalov for the most minutes in the NHL but he has made two fewer starts than Philadelphia's netminder. Nashville has been to overtime in eight of Rinne's 22 starts and seven of them went to a shootout.
 
Cold2/28/2013 11:57:00 AM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne was smoked by Anaheim Wednesday night for five goals on 21 shots in the first two periods. He watched the last period from the bench.
Insight: Rinne has hit a rough patch after dominating earlier this month. He has allowed 13 goals over his last three starts after giving up just 12 in 10 starts from Jan. 31 to Feb. 22. We have no doubt he will turn it around.
 
2/22/2013 10:36:00 AM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne is probable for Friday's game against Vancouver. he did not practice Wednesday, but a report in the Nashville Tennessean says he should play Friday.
Insight: Rinne has played very well this season going 7-3-4 with a stellar 1.67 GAA and a .935 save percentage. If he's back on the ice he should be back in your lineup.
 
Hot2/14/2013 10:42:00 PM
Description: Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne recorded his second straight shutout Thursday in a win against the Sharks.
Insight: Rinne has turned away 44 shots in his last two games. His 1.61 GAA and .938 save percentage this season are both career-highs.
 
Hot2/12/2013 10:51:00 PM
Description: Predators netminder Pekka Rinne picked up his second shutout in three games with 25 saves Tuesday against the Sharks.
Insight: Rinne had a four-game winning streak snapped by Chicago on Sunday but he started a new one Tuesday. Nashville went to overtime for the sixth time in Rinne's 11 starts but didn't let it end in a shootout for the first time.
 
Hot2/10/2013 5:25:00 PM
Description: Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne will have his hands full Sunday against the Blackhawks. Chicago has scored 38 goals this season, third in the NHL.
Insight: Rinne has been unbeatable recently. He's 4-0 with a 0.72 GAA, .974 SV% and one shutout over his last four starts, and should be active in all fantasy lineups even with an unfavorable matchup Sunday.
 
Hot2/7/2013 11:06:00 PM
Description: Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne had his first shootout of the season Thursday, a 32-save effort against the Los Angeles Kings.
Insight: Rinne has been on fire, winning four straight starts (two in shootouts) and allowing just three goals on 115 shots in that time.
 

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