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Pekka Rinne

31-Year-Old Goalie – Nashville Predators

2013-14 NHL Stats

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10

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10

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2

GAA

2.77

SV%

.902

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

2013-14 was not the season to be a Pekka Rinne owner. Normally a very reliable fantasy selection, he missed nearly four months of the season with a hip injury and then split time with backup Carter Hutton once he returned to the lineup. Overall, Rinne played in just 24 games...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 204   DOB: 11/3/1982   BORN: Kempele, Finland   DRAFTED: 8th Rd, #258 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Pekka Rinne Contract Information:

Agreed to a seven-year, $49 million contract with the Predators in November of 2011.

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Rinne will make his final start of the season on Saturday, Jim Diamond of Rinksidereport.com reports.

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Pekka Rinne NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2005-06 22 3 1 0 0 0 3.81 4 40 36 .900
2007-08 24 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 8 8 1.000
2008-09 25 52 29 15 4 7 2.38 119 1435 1316 .917
2009-10 26 58 32 16 5 7 2.53 137 1541 1404 .911
2010-11 27 NHL NSH 64 33 22 9 6 2.12 134 1905 1771 .930
2011-12 28 NHL NSH 73 43 18 8 5 2.39 166 2153 1987 .923
2012-13 29 NHL NSH 43 15 16 8 5 2.43 99 1101 1002 .910
2013-14 30 NHL NSH 24 10 10 3 2 2.77 63 645 582 .902
2014-15 Proj 31 NHL NSH 56 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Pekka Rinne

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Pekka Rinne – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

56:57

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Pekka Rinne was on the ice for 56:57.

4:49

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Pekka Rinne was on the ice for 4:49 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 57:06 5:15
2012-13 56:50 4:26
2013-14 56:57 4:49

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Pekka Rinne 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr. 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Apr. 12 CHI 1 0 0 5.00 5 25 20 .800
Apr. 10 PHO 1 0 0 0.00 0 29 29 1.000
Apr. 8 at DAL 0 0 1 1.85 2 30 28 .933
Apr. 5 at SJ Did Not Play
Apr. 4 at ANH 1 0 0 2.03 2 29 27 .931
Mar. 30 WAS Did Not Play
Mar. 28 at DAL 0 1 0 7.00 7 29 22 .759
Mar. 27 BUF Did Not Play
Mar. 25 COL 0 0 1 3.69 4 28 24 .857
Mar. 23 at CHI 1 0 0 0.00 0 29 29 1.000
Mar. 21 at CGY 0 0 0 7.27 4 18 14 .778
Mar. 19 at VAN Did Not Play
Mar. 18 at EDM 0 1 0 6.12 5 26 21 .808
Mar. 15 STL 0 1 0 4.00 4 26 22 .846
Mar. 14 at CHI 1 0 0 2.00 2 33 31 .939
Mar. 11 at BUF Did Not Play
Mar. 10 at OTT 1 0 0 2.86 3 37 34 .919
Mar. 8 CLS 0 1 0 1.03 1 36 35 .972
Mar. 6 STL 0 1 0 2.07 2 22 20 .909
Mar. 4 PIT 0 1 0 3.05 3 19 16 .842
Mar. 1 WPG Did Not Play
Feb. 27 TB Did Not Play
Feb. 8 ANH Did Not Play
Feb. 6 at MIN Did Not Play
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Feb. 1 at STL Did Not Play
Jan. 31 NJ Did Not Play
Jan. 28 at WPG Did Not Play
Jan. 26 at EDM Did Not Play
Jan. 24 at CGY Did Not Play
Jan. 23 at VAN Did Not Play
Jan. 20 DAL Did Not Play
Jan. 18 COL Did Not Play
Jan. 16 at PHI Did Not Play
Jan. 14 CGY Did Not Play
Jan. 12 MIN Did Not Play
Jan. 11 OTT Did Not Play
Jan. 9 ANH Did Not Play
Jan. 7 SJ Did Not Play
Jan. 5 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan. 4 at FLA Did Not Play
Jan. 2 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec. 30 DET Did Not Play
Dec. 28 LA Did Not Play
Dec. 27 at DAL Did Not Play
Dec. 23 BOS Did Not Play
Dec. 21 MON Did Not Play
Dec. 19 at TB Did Not Play
Dec. 17 CHI Did Not Play
Dec. 14 SJ Did Not Play
Dec. 12 DAL Did Not Play
Dec. 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Dec. 7 at WAS Did Not Play
Dec. 5 CAR Did Not Play
Dec. 3 VAN Did Not Play
Nov. 30 PHI Did Not Play
Nov. 28 EDM Did Not Play
Nov. 27 at CLS Did Not Play
Nov. 25 PHO Did Not Play
Nov. 23 NYR Did Not Play
Nov. 21 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov. 19 at DET Did Not Play
Nov. 16 CHI Did Not Play
Nov. 15 at PIT Did Not Play
Nov. 12 at NYI Did Not Play
Nov. 10 at NJ Did Not Play
Nov. 8 at WPG Did Not Play
Nov. 6 at COL Did Not Play
Nov. 2 at LA Did Not Play
Oct. 31 at PHO Did Not Play
Oct. 26 STL Did Not Play
Oct. 24 WPG Did Not Play
Oct. 22 at MIN 0 1 0 1.02 1 28 27 .964
Oct. 20 at WPG Did Not Play
Oct. 19 at MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 29 28 .966
Oct. 17 LA 0 0 1 0.92 1 30 29 .967
Oct. 15 FLA 1 0 0 3.00 3 25 22 .880
Oct. 12 NYI 1 0 0 2.00 2 16 14 .875
Oct. 10 TOR 0 1 0 4.00 4 26 22 .846
Oct. 8 MIN 1 0 0 2.03 2 34 32 .941
Oct. 4 at COL 0 1 0 2.03 2 35 33 .943
Oct. 3 at STL 0 1 0 20.00 3 6 3 .500

Pekka Rinne: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rinne stopped all 29 shots the Coyotes sent his way in Thursday's 2-0 victory.

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Rinne will be in the net Thursday against the Coyotes, Willy Daunic of 102.5 The Game reports.

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Rinne made 28 saves on 30 shots Tuesday in Dallas, but was stuck with a shootout loss.

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Rinne will start Tuesday against the Stars, Willy Daunic of 102.5 The Game reports.

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Rinne is expected to start Tuesday's game against the Stars, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Rinne stopped 27 of 29 shots to defeat the Ducks 5-2 on Friday.

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Rinne will be the starting goaltender in Friday's game against the Ducks, Josh Cooper of The Tennessean reports.

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Rinne stopped just 22 of 29 shots during the Predators' 7-3 loss to the Stars on Friday.

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Rinne led the Predators onto the ice for pregame warmups and thus figures to start Friday's game against the Stars, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Rinne gave up four goals on 28 shots and was defeated in the shootout by the Avalanche on Tuesday.

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Rinne will start in goal Tuesday against the Avalanche, The Predatorial's Kristopher Martel reports.

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Rinne turned aside all 29 shots he faced in a shutout win over the Blackhawks on Sunday.

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2013-14

Rinne was once again a workhorse between the pipes for the Predators last season, tying for second in the league in games played (43) and games started (42). His five shutouts tied him for first with four other goalies, however his 15 wins put him way down the list in that category. Pound for pound, Rinne remains one of the NHL's most talented netminders, but playing for an offensively-challenged team like the Preds means he will be in tough to get a win on any given night. Rinne is a great pick if your league rewards for peripheral goalie stats such as GAA and SV%. But for wins-only leagues, he's a bit of a risk.

2012-13

Rinne cemented his status as one of the NHLís elite goaltenders last season, posting a career-high 43 wins. He also ranked among the league leaders in save percentage (.923) and goals-against average (2.39). Along with Shea Weber, Rinne remains one of the cornerstones of the Predators franchise, having inked a seven-year, $49 million contract with the team in November 2011, meaning heís going to be around a long time. Draft with confidence.

2011-12

In 2011-12, Rinne will enter the second and final season of a two-year, $6.8 million contract. Last season, he was second among NHL goalies in SV% (.930) and third in SV% (2.12). However, there were 14 other goalies who had at least as many wins (33) as Rinne, the result of playing for the offensively-challenged Predators. From a fantasy perspective, expect Rinne to remain solid in the aforementioned peripheral stat categories this upcoming season, but he will likely still be challenged as far as wins are concerned, unless the Preds can somehow squeeze more offense out of their forward lines.

2010-11

Rinne started out the season in a platoon situation with Dan Ellis for the job of #1 netminder in Nashville. However, thanks to a solid run in March that saw him win six consecutive games, Rinne eventually became the main man between the pipes for the Preds, and was a big reason why the team managed to grab the seventh playoff spot in the Western Conference. Before the season was even over, the Preds all but anointed Rinne their #1 starter going forward, signing him to a new two-year, $6.8 million contract in February and allowing Ellis to sign with Tampa Bay in the offseason. Rinne is considered one of the better young goalies in the NHL right now, but he is probably a year or two away from entering "elite" status. Don't overpay to get him on draft day.

2009-10

Rinne burst onto the scene for the Predators in 2008, first splitting starts with incumbent starter Dan Ellis, then taking the starting job through the force of his abilities. He ended up playing in 52 games, posting 29 wins, a 2.38 GAA, a .917 SV%, and seven shutouts. Now that the job is his, more wins seems likely and the GAA and SV% should remain fine. The seven shutouts might not be repeated, but he should be one of the best goalies in the league anyway.

2008-09

The Finnish goalie only has three NHL games under his belt, but he is ready to become the backup in Nashville. With the departure of Chris Mason, Rinne has been bumped up the ladder to the backup role. He has made quite an impression on the coaching staff in his time as the No. 1 net minder for the Admirals of the AHL. Rinne appeared in 65 games for Milwaukee last season and posted a 36-24-3 record with a strong 2.47 GAA and steady .908 save percentage. The prospect goalie may get a lot of action this season. We expect about 30 starts to keep No. 1 goalie Dan Ellis fresh, but they should be productive starts and he should be worthy of fantasy consideration in very deep leagues.

2007-08

The Finnish goalie only has two NHL games under his belt, but he is ready to become the backup in Nashville. With the departure of Tomas Vokoun, Rinne was bumped up the ladder to the backup role. Rinne has made quite an impression on the coaching staff in his time as the No. 1 net minder for the Admirals of the AHL. Despite missing part of last season with a shoulder injury, Rinne appeared in 29 games for Milwaukee and he posted a 15-7-6 record with a strong 2.34 GAA and stellar .920 save percentage. Rinne may only get about 20 or so starts this season, but they should be productive and he should be worthy of fantasy consideration in very deep leagues.

2006-07

Rinne will probably not make any impact with the Predators this season. Rinne underwent surgery for a dislocated shoulder in early September and will miss half the season. Drafted in the 8th round of the 2004 draft, Rinne served notice last season with AHL affiliate Milwaukee that he will some day be an NHL goalie. He racked up 30 wins with a decent GAA of 2.82 and save percentage of .904 to lead the Admirals to an appearance in the Calder Cup Finals.