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Pekka Rinne is the heart and soul of the Nashville Predators. An argument could be made that Shea Weber is the leader of the team but the truth is that the Predators wouldn't be close to the level they are without the outstanding goaltending Rinne provides. A recent article from The Tennessean speculates that Nashville will opt to rest Rinne a bit more often in 2012-13 in an effort to ensure that when the goaltender does play he is at the height of his ability. Is this a wise move for Nashville or should they continue to run Rinne out on the ice as often as humanly possible? Rinne is an elite talent in the National Hockey League. A Vezina Trophy finalist in each of the past two seasons, Rinne has made Nashville a contender simply through his presence between the pipes. Since his debut in the 2005-06 season, Rinne has compiled an impressive 138-72-26 record and a tiny 2.35 GAA with the Predators across 250 appearances. Previously, Rinne was one of only a select few goaltenders...
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