Pekka Rinne RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rinne looks to be Finland’s World Cup starter

    Pro Hockey Talk "As we inch closer to the start of the World Cup of Hockey, No. 1 goalie gigs are beginning to come into focus. Like the battle between Finnish netminders Pekka Rinne and Tuukka Rask, for example. Tonight, Rinne will start versus the U.S. and is slated to play the entire contest, per" September 13

  • Predators yet to address the Pekka Rinne question

    TSN "One of the interesting wrinkles of the blockbuster P.K. Subban and Shea Weber swap is the difference in playing styles between the two blueliners, and the trickle-down effect they will have on their teammates. I’m of the opinion that Nashville won this deal in rather decisive fashion, namely..." July 12

  • Pekka Rinne encouraged by strong finish to season

    Tennessean "The final image of Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne's season was of him angrily cracking his stick against the post, hurling the broken remains into the corner as he stormed off the ice. Rinne's aggravation in that particular moment stemmed from the Predators' blowout Game 7 loss to the Sharks..." May 27

  • Predators' Rinne: 'This felt like our year'

    The Score "For Pekka Rinne, Thursday's Game 7 loss at the hands of the San Jose Sharks left heavy thoughts of what could have been. The 33-year-old saw his Nashville Predators reach the second round for the first time since 2011-12, but for Rinne it wasn't far enough." May 13

  • Predators recall Mazanec, raising questions about Rinne

    The Score "The Nashville Predators summoned goaltender Marek Mazanec from the AHL on Saturday night, leading to speculation about the health of starter Pekka Rinne. Rinne appeared to be in discomfort after allowing San Jose Sharks winger Joel Ward to score the go-ahead goal with about eight minutes..." May 01