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When Pekka Rinne went on injured reserve, it left the Nashville Predators with three games of NHL experience between the pipes. In their entire system. Rinne had surgery on his hip over the summer and, following his 27-save performance against the Minnesota Wild last Tuesday, started feeling soreness for the first time since the season began. It was discovered that he had suffered a “spontaneous bacterial infection” in the surgically repaired hip. “Talking to the doctor, they have no idea how this developed five months after the fact,” General Manager David Poile said. “Pekka was healed up and had no significant pain or setbacks along the way.” As a result, Rinne had his knee scoped last week and will “miss a minimum of four weeks.” The Predators are coming off an uncharacteristic, injury-decimated season in which they finished with the fourth-worst record in the league. For a team that had participated in seven of the previous eight postseasons, it was disappointing beyond words. B...
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