Originally posted on PredsOnTheGlass  |  Last updated 12/19/11
Pekka Rinne, goalie for the Nashville Predators was named the NHL Second star of the week on Monday.

From NHL.com, "Rinne has won five consecutive starts after going 3-0-0 with a .957 save percentage last week for Nashville. A finalist last season for the Vezina Trophy, the fourth-year starter led the Predators to three one-goal victories: 2-1 over the Flames, stopping 35 of 36 shots; 4-3 over the Central Division-rival Red Wings, making 37 saves on 40 shots; and 2-1 over the surging Blues to cap off his week, facing 40 shots again and turning aside 39 of them."

Ottawa Senators forward Jason Spezza was awared the first star and  Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin got the third star.

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Buddy Oakes for PredsOntheGlass
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