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Look for Pekka Rinne ot start in goal against the Penguins Saturday night.
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Rinne likely to start v Pens Saturday night - Pekka Rinne (G) Nashville Predators

Look for Pekka Rinne ot start in goal against the Penguins Saturday night.
On the Forecheck Oct 24, 2014

Rinne v. Hutton: The Difference Between Great and Average

Pekka Rinne is clearly a better goalie than Carter Hutton, but is the difference large enough to affect single game outcomes? Over the weekend I had a discussion on Twitter about whether the Predators should have played Carter Hutton in Winnipeg and Pekka Rinne in Chicago. Rinne got the shutout win Friday night in Winnipeg while Hutton played an impressive game in Chicago that ultimately ended in a 2-1 overtime loss. Rinne posted a 31 save shutout while Hutton finished Saturday's game with a .943 save percentage on 37 shots. In Hockey Abstract, Rob Vollman defines a quality start as any...
Second City Hockey Oct 23, 2014

Blackhawks vs. Predators: Chicago faces Pekka Rinne, Nashville on the road

It's a goalie matchup of Antti Raanta vs. Pekka Rinne as the Blackhawks look for a second win against the Predators early this season. The Chicago Blackhawks drop the puck for the second time in just six days against Central Division foe Nashville on the road at the Bridgestone Arena. Neither Nashville or Chicago have suffered a regulation loss this season, but first-year Predators coach Peter Laviolette's team does hold an early division lead with 10 points and a 4-0-2 record. The Hawks are one point behind with a 4-0-1 mark. In the last meeting, Chicago skated away with a 2-1 overtime...
Second City Hockey Oct 18, 2014

Blackhawks vs. Predators game preview: Nashville starts Carter Hutton vs. Chicago

The Blackhawks luck out by facing Nashville's backup goaltender on Saturday night. The Chicago Blackhawks have their first matchup of the season against Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Rinne has been absolutely fantastic to start the season in goal for Nashville, and assuming he starts for the fifth straight game, will look to keep that momentum rolling vs. Chicago. Rinne posted a 31-save shutout of the Winnipeg Jets in a 2-0 victory on Friday night, and is currently fifth in the NHL with a sterling .948 save percentage. Other than a shootout loss, he's been...
Second City Hockey Oct 18, 2014
Blackhawks vs. Predators game preview: Oh hey, Pekka Rinne

Blackhawks vs. Predators game preview: Oh hey, Pekka Rinne

The Blackhawks likely face one of the hottest goaltenders in the NHL when Nashville visits on Saturday night. The Chicago Blackhawks have their first matchup of the season against Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Rinne has been absolutely fantastic to start the season in goal for Nashville, and assuming he starts for the fifth straight game, will look to keep that momentum rolling vs. Chicago. Rinne posted a 31-save shutout of the Winnipeg Jets in a 2-0 victory on Friday night, and is currently fifth in the NHL with a sterling .948 save percentage. Other than...
On the Forecheck Oct 17, 2014

Nashville Predators 2, Winnipeg Jets 0: Pekka Rinne Shuts the Door

A shutout propels the Predators to another two points in the standings. The loss to the Calgary Flames didn't sit very well with the Nashville Predators. As they opened their first road trip in the unfriendly confines of Manitoba, the Preds wanted to erase that feeling and get back to their winning ways. Thanks to a 31-save shutout by Pekka Rinne, Nashville did just that. They dispatched the Winnipeg Jets, and head into Chicago tomorrow night sporting an unblemished (regulation) record. While they were outshot on the scoreboard, the Predators outplayed the Jets at 5v5, giving fans a little...
On the Forecheck Sep 30, 2014

Carter Hutton Season Preview: Stop Gap

Last year, Carter Hutton was asked to provide more support than anticipated with the absence of Pekka Rinne. With the growing pains out of the way, Hutton looks to be a competent backup this season above what was needed a season ago. The term being thrown to the wolves was never more apparent than Carter Hutton and the goaltending situation last season. With netminder guru, Mitch Korn, helping give the green light to the backup for Pekka Rinne coming out of off-season hip surgery, Hutton was thrust into the starting role with moments of glory and gnashing of teeth (pun totally...

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