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When the lockout began almost 45 days ago, Predators fans wondered when they would get a chance to see some of the favorite players: Shea Weber, Patric Hornqvist, Martin Erat, and of course Pekka Rinne. With Rinne darting to the KHL for the time being until the CBA is agreed upon, most of us figured the Finnish dynamo would be head-and-shoulders above the competition overseas and show the world outside of Finland and the NHL why he’s one of the best goaltenders in the world.
As of this post, Pekka Rinne is the worst goaltender in the entire KHL.
Take a second and read it sentence one more time:
Pekka Rinne is the worst goaltender in the entire KHL
Stings, doesn’t it? Now, it doesn’t help when his defensemen in front of him have a combined +/- of -26 and it surely doesn’t help when you are a goaltender and you find yourself way out of position trying to play a puck on the far edge of the rink (See the video here). However, let’s check out Rinne’...