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Pekka Rinne
W GAA Sv%
31 2.32 0.927
Team: Nashville Predators Height: 6-5 Born: 11/3/1982
Position: GWeight: 217 Birthplace: Kempele, Finland

Latest News
Feb. 19 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)21:48 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 36 of 38 shots in the Predators' 5-2 win over the Senators on Monday. The victory pushed him to 30-9-4 on the season with a 2.35 GAA and .926 save percentage.
Feb. 15 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET3:01 GMT11:01 8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST7:01 UAE (+1)22:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 27 of 31 shots in the Predators' 4-3 loss to the Flames on Thursday. The defeat dropped him to 29-9-4 on the season with a 2.36 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Feb. 13 6:56 PM PT7:56 PM MT8:56 PM CT9:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)21:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 28 of 31 shots in the Predators' 4-3 overtime win over the Blues on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 29-8-4 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Feb. 10 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST6:08 UAE (+1)21:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 47 of 49 shots in the Predators' 3-2 shootout win over the Canadiens on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 28-8-4 on the season with a 2.30 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Feb. 7 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET2:39 GMT10:39 7:39 PM MST9:39 PM EST6:39 UAE (+1)21:39 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 30 of 32 shots in the Predators' 3-2 shootout loss to the Maple Leafs on Wednesday. The defeat dropped him to 27-8-4 on the season with a 2.31 GAA and .926 save percentage.
Feb. 5 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)20:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 24 of 28 shots in the Predators' 5-4 overtime win over the Islanders on Monday. The victory pushed him to 27-8-3 on the season with a 2.32 GAA and .926 save percentage.
Feb. 3 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST7:16 UAE (+1)22:16 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 20 of 22 shots in the Predators' 5-2 win over the Rangers on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 26-8-3 on the season with a 2.28 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Feb. 1 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE23:00 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped all 19 shots he faced in the Predators' 5-0 win over the Kings on Thursday for his fifth shutout of the year. The victory pushed him to 25-8-3 on the season with a 2.29 GAA and .928 save percentage.
Jan. 25 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)20:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped all 25 shots he faced in the Predators' 3-0 win over the Devils on Thursday for his fourth shutout of the year. The victory pushed him to 24-8-3 on the season with a 2.35 GAA and .926 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne has won five straight starts behind a 1.78 GAA and .940 save percentage. He is now seven wins away from 300.
Jan. 21 9:03 AM PT10:03 AM MT11:03 AM CT12:03 PM ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST21:03 UAE12:03 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 37 of 40 shots in the Predators' 4-3 win over the Panthers on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 23-8-3 on the season with a 2.42 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne now has won his last four starts, with a 2.21 GAA and .927 save percentage. The Predators next host the Lightning on Tuesday, and Rinne is 7-0-1 with a 2.57 GAA lifetime against them.
Jan. 19 6:49 AM PT7:49 AM MT8:49 AM CT9:49 AM ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST18:49 UAE9:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 27 of 29 shots in the Predators' 3-2 shootout win over the Coyotes on Thursday. The victory pushed him to 22-8-3 on the season with a 2.41 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Jan. 10 7:31 AM PT8:31 AM MT9:31 AM CT10:31 AM ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST19:31 UAE10:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 25 of 26 shots in the Predators' 2-1 win over the Oilers on Tuesday. The victory pushed him to 21-8-3 on the season with a 2.43 GAA and .925 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne is playing well of late with a 2.03 goals-against average in his last five starts.
Jan. 7 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST20:54 UAE11:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 26 of 29 shots in the Predators' 4-3 win over the Kings on Saturday. The victory pushed him to 20-8-3 on the season with a 2.47 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Jan. 3 9:25 AM PT10:25 AM MT11:25 AM CT12:25 PM ET17:25 GMT1:25 10:25 AM MST12:25 PM EST21:25 UAE12:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 28 of 30 shots in the Predators' 3-0 loss to the Golden Knights on Tuesday. The defeat dropped him to 19-8-3 on the season with a 2.45 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne has now lost four of his last five starts, recording a 4.63 GAA and 0.870 save percentage in those defeats. He has a good chance to break out of his funk with a favorable matchup up next. The Predators are in Arizona on Thursday, and Rinne has gone 6-1-1 with a 1.96 GAA in his eight against the Coyotes.
Dec. 30 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST20:55 UAE11:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 34 of 37 shots in the Predators' 4-2 loss to the Wild on Friday. The defeat dropped him to 19-7-3 on the season with a 2.47 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne has struggled of late, going 1-3-0 with a 4.26 goals-against average in his last four starts.
Dec. 28 9:50 AM PT10:50 AM MT11:50 AM CT12:50 PM ET17:50 GMT1:50 10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST21:50 UAE12:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 29 of 30 shots in the Predators' 2-1 win over the Blues on Wednesday. The victory pushed him to 19-6-3 on the season with a 2.45 GAA and .924 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne, who shut out the Blues last month, has 63 saves on 64 shots in the two games in St. Louis this season. The Preds are in Minnesota on Friday, and Rinne is 1-3-0 with a 3.79 GAA in his last four in St. Paul.
Dec. 22 8:00 AM PT9:00 AM MT10:00 AM CT11:00 AM ET16:00 GMT0:00 9:00 AM MST11:00 AM EST20:00 UAE11:00 ETNaN:� BRT - Pekka Rinne stopped 2 of 6 shots in the Predators' 4-1 loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday. The defeat dropped him to 18-6-3 on the season with a 2.50 GAA and .923 save percentage.
Analysis: Rinne was pulled just 6:29 into the game, the second-quickest hook of his career. Predators coach Peter Laviolette, though, said the breaks went against Rinne during his brief stint. "Three redirects and the fourth one hit the ice and took a funny bounce," Laviolette said. "None of them were clean." Rinne, though, also allowed five goals two nights earlier against the Jets.
Dec. 19 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE23:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne wasn't in top form in Tuesday's 6-4 loss to Winnipeg, stopping just 30 of 35 shots.
Analysis: Historically very tough at Bridgestone Arena, Rinne has struggled to a 3.32 goals-against average while losing three of his past five home starts. Conversely, he's 7-3-1 with a 1.82 GAA and an excellent .945 save percentage on the road. The Predators next host Carolina on Thursday before playing three straight away from home.
Dec. 17 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST21:40 UAE12:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne stopped 32 shots for his third shutout of the season as the Predators blanked the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Rinne has stopped 57 of 58 shots in winning his last two starts after yielding at least three goals in three of his previous four games. The Preds return home to face the Jets on Tuesday, and Rinne had 32 saves in a 5-3 win over Winnipeg on Nov. 20 to improve to 5-1-0 with a 2.16 GAA in his last six matchups.
Dec. 14 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST21:01 UAE12:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne finished with 25 saves in Wednesday's 7-1 win over the Canucks.
Analysis: Rinne has been outstanding all season, going 17-4-3 with a 2.34 goals-against average in 24 starts.
Dec. 9 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET17:13 GMT1:13 10:13 AM MST12:13 PM EST21:13 UAE12:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne (16-4-3) finished with 36 saves on Friday for the Predators, which tied idle St. Louis atop the Central Division with 40 points.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 7-1-1 with a 2.28 goals-against average over his last nine starts.
Dec. 5 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST20:08 UAE11:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne piled up 37 saves in Monday's 5-3 win over the Bruins.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 11-2-0 with a 2.58 goals-against average over his last 13 starts, though he has a 2.38 mark on the season.
Dec. 3 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST20:33 UAE11:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne (15-4-2) finished with 33 saves on Saturday, including two in the last two minutes of overtime that got the game into shootout mode and pointed Anaheim to its sixth loss in seven games.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 6-1-0 with a 2.10 goals-against average in his last seven starts. He should be starting in all fantasy formats.
Nov. 29 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST18:55 UAE9:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 37 saves and the Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rinne has posted a .946 save percentage during his five-game winning streak.
Nov. 25 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET16:50 GMT0:50 9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST20:50 UAE11:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne stopped 34 shots to earn his second shutout of the season in Friday's 2-0 win in St. Louis.
Analysis: Rinne moved past Miikka Kiprusoff for the most shutouts by a player from Finland with 45. Rinne has won eight of nine starts, including four straight while allowing seven goals and posting a .946 save percentage.
Nov. 23 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST21:02 UAE12:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 27 saves before stopping all three of Montreal's shootout attempts in a 3-2 victory.
Analysis: Rinne improved to 8-0-1 at home. He's won three straight starts - all in Nashville - while posting a .926 save percentage.
Nov. 21 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST19:26 UAE10:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne finished with 32 saves in Monday's 5-3 win over the Jets.
Analysis: Rinne improved to 11-3-2 with a 2.48 goals-against average in 16 starts.
Nov. 17 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST20:47 UAE11:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne stopped 30 of 35 shots in Thursday's loss at Minnesota.
Analysis: Rinne had a personal four-game win streak snapped and posted a save percentage under .900 for the third straight start. He has a 3.30 GAA in November after posting a 1.86 in October.
Nov. 8 6:47 AM PT7:47 AM MT8:47 AM CT9:47 AM ET14:47 GMT22:47 7:47 AM MST9:47 AM EST18:47 UAE9:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 25 saves in a 3-1 win over the Jackets on Tuesday.
Analysis: It was a nice effort for Rinne, who allowed seven runs in his previous two games.
Nov. 4 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST20:27 UAE12:27 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 35 saves in Friday's 5-3 win at Anaheim.
Analysis: The number 35 was a lucky one for the Predators as Rinne, who wears number 35 and stopped 35 shots on his 35th birthday. It was the sixth time in seven starts he posted a save percentage above .920.
Oct. 28 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST19:44 UAE11:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne set a season high with 43 saves in Friday's 2-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Analysis: Rinne avenged last week's 2-1 loss in Chicago and had yet another brilliant performance. He has not allowed more than two goals in six straight starts, going 4-0-2 with a 1.14 GAA and a .963 save percentage.
Oct. 19 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST4:40 UAE (+1)20:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 28 saves Thursday to post his first shutout of the season, 1-0 at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Rinne has been solid in his last four starts, going 3-0-1 with four goals allowed. He gave up eight goals in his first two starts.
Oct. 15 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST18:49 UAE10:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 33 saves Saturday night, but wasn't tested until late, and the Blackhawks beat the Predators 2-1 in their first meeting since last year's playoffs.
Analysis: Rinne has been much better in his last two starts, allowing only three goals after yielding eight in his first two.
Oct. 12 7:29 PM PT8:29 PM MT9:29 PM CT10:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)22:29 ETNaN:� BRT - After allowing 13 goals in their first three games, the Predators got 30 saves from Rinne on Thursday as they slowed Dallas (1-3-0) following a sluggish first period for a 4-1 win.
Analysis: Rinne had gotten off to a poor start with eight goal allowed in 61 shots over his first two games, but he got on track in this contest.
Oct. 10 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST6:50 UAE (+1)22:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne finished with 25 saves in the Predators' 6-5 victory over the Flyers in Tuesday's home opener.
Analysis: A furious late comeback spared Rinne a second straight loss to begin the season after he put the Preds in a hole by allowing two goals on six shots in the third period. The usually reliable netminder gave up three goals on 31 shots in dropping his 2017-18 debut in Boston on Thursday.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2005-06 Nsh 2 63 3.81 1 1 0 - 0 0 4 40 0.900
2007-08 Nsh 1 29 0.00 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 8 1.000
2008-09 Nsh 52 2999 2.38 29 15 4 - 8 7 119 1435 0.917
2009-10 Nsh 58 3245 2.53 32 16 5 - 5 7 137 1541 0.911
2010-11 Nsh 64 3789 2.12 33 22 9 - 4 6 134 1905 0.930
2011-12 Nsh 73 4168 2.39 43 18 8 - 3 5 166 2153 0.923
2012-13 Nsh 43 2443 2.43 15 16 8 - 2 5 99 1101 0.910
2013-14 Nsh 24 1366 2.77 10 10 3 - 2 2 63 645 0.902
2014-15 Nsh 64 3850 2.18 41 17 6 - 8 4 140 1807 0.923
2015-16 Nsh 66 3895 2.48 34 21 10 - 9 4 161 1744 0.908
2016-17 Nsh 61 3567 2.42 31 19 9 - 9 3 144 1757 0.918
2017-18 Nsh 44 2613 2.32 31 9 4 - 6 5 101 1387 0.927
Career 552 32033 2.37 300 164 66 - 56 48 1268 15523 0.918

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GPI Min GAA W L OTL T ENG ShO GA SA Sv%
2009-10 Nsh 6 357 2.68 2 4 0 - 1 0 16 179 0.911
2010-11 Nsh 12 748 2.57 6 6 0 - 2 0 32 343 0.907
2011-12 Nsh 10 609 2.07 5 5 0 - 0 1 21 296 0.929
2014-15 Nsh 6 424 2.68 2 4 0 - 0 0 19 208 0.909
2015-16 Nsh 14 865 2.63 7 7 0 - 4 0 38 404 0.906
2016-17 Nsh 22 1288 1.96 14 8 0 - 3 2 42 599 0.930
Career 70 4295 2.35 36 34 0 - 10 3 168 2029 0.917

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