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He’s locked out out so why not?Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne is headed to Dinamo Minsk of the KHL, according to his agent, Jay Grossman. Rinne, fresh off the ice at A-Game Sportsplex today, put the breaks on the news.Albeit squeaky breaks that barely came to a stop.“I haven’t signed yet,” Rinne said. “But we’re probably pretty close. Hopefully everything falls together today and I’ll know a little bit more after that.”Given the timing, it’s very possible that Grossman closed the deal while Rinne was suiting up for the informal training session in Franklin, Tennessee and he wasn’t aware everything was a go.Dinamo Minsk in Belarus is a member of the KHL, a league that’s seen a lot of locked out NHL players join the ranks. Alexander Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin, Pavel Datsyuk, Nikita Nikitin and many others have temporarily defected to the league. Niklas Backstrom of the Minnesota Wild was supposed to be Minsk’s goaltender but recently suffered an ankle injury. Rinne will take
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Predator's Starting goalie Pekka Rinne is the first Nashville Player to announce an overseas contract. A tweet by Igor Eronko (@IgorEronko)states that Rinne has reached a mutual agreement with the KHL team Minsk Dinamo. This is just shortly after news that Niklas Backstrom of the Minnesota Wild announced he was signing with that same team. Perhaps they will spend their time...
Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has signed with Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia during the NHL lockout. Rinne, 29, led the NHL with 43 wins last season and was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy. He posted a 43-18-8 record with a 2.39 goals-against average, .923 save percentage and five shutouts.
Per his agent, Jay Grossman, Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne has signed a lockout deal with Dinamo Minsk of the KHL.In related news, Predators forward Patric Hornqvist has inked a deal with Djurgården of Sweden’s Allsvenskan league.This is an unsettling move as both Rinne and Hornqvist are not only two of Nashville’s best players, but they’ve also been in Music...
Nashville Predators' goalie Pekka Rinne is the next National Hockey League player to go to to the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia. Rinne's agent Jay Grossman of "Puck Agency" tweeted out on his Twitter page Tuesday morning, "Pekka Rinne will re-join former Karpat goalie coach Ari Hilli with Dinamo Minsk."
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