Found October 24, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Nashville_predators_v_0beb
For the Winnipeg Jets the unfortunate injury to Pekka Rinne could be a blessing or a hinderance. Last Sunday versus the Predators the Jets in the normally emotional and boisterous MTS Centre the Jets had more than enough trouble solving the riddle that was Carter Hutton, in fact he had the Jets rather twister around. The task does not change tonight for the Jets and that may be a good thing....
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Predators' Rinne to have hip surgery

Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne will miss at least four weeks after he has arthroscopic surgery on his hip. The Predators Thursday announced the move but did not say when Rinne will undergo surgery. Rinne had surgery on his left hip May 9 and recovered in time to start the season. He currently is 4-4-1 with a 2.31 goals-against average and a .917 save percentage. Rinne was in...

Preds' Rinne out a few more weeks

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, out since last month with a hip injury, had an MRI earlier in the week and hasn't had any setbacks. Rinne had surgery on his left hip May 9 and recovered in time to start the season. He then had arthroscopic surgery on Oct. 24 because of a bacterial infection in his hip. The team said he will remain on crutches and antibiotics for at least the...

Eklund: Pekka Rinne to Miss Up to A Month with Hip Injury, Rumor Blog to Come

Big blow for the Preds today as there star goaltender Pekka Rinne will be out around 4 weeks due to a hip injury....and not the kind of hip usually associated with the kids who hang out on Broadway near the Bridgestone Center... I will be back this afternoon with a rumor report involving the Capitals and Stars, as well as the Flames...

Hutton pressed into action with Rinne out

With Pekka Rinne's unexpected hip infection, Carter Hutton will get an opportunity to be the Predators' temporary starter...

Preds lack shots, offense in loss to Minnesota

The Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild celebrated the fact they were on national TV by throwing a yawn party. Were it not for Pekka Rinne‘s heroics, there would be just about nothing to write about. In the end, however, Minnesota beat the Preds 2-0 in front of 17,651 at Xcel Energy Center and in front of an NBC Sports Network broadcast. The Wild brought the intensity early...

Pekka Rinne out a minimum of four weeks with a hip scope, Predators recall Magnus Hellberg

Bad news broke this morning for the Nashville Predators as it appears that Pekka Rinne will be out for a minimum of four weeks with a hip scope. Rinne currently has a 4-4-1 record for the Predators and has looked progressively better in net after his first two starts of the season, going 4-2-1 in his past seven. Pekka Rinne will miss a minimum of 4 weeks with a hip scope. The @PredsNHL...

With Pekka Rinne out, Predators beat Jets 3-2 in overtime

Out of all Nashville’s offseason surgeries Pekka Rinne’s hip had to be the one with complications. Colin Wilson’s two shoulders? Fine. Paul Gaustad’s shoulder? A-OK. Gabriel Bourque’s knee? It has looked good so far. Instead it was arguably the Predators’ most important player who will miss at least a month. Rinne’s May hip arthroscopy was Nashville’s most delicate...

Blues will face Nashville backup goalie Carter Hutton

The Blues will get their second look of the season at Nashville backup goaltender Carter Hutton tonight at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators announced this week that starter Pekka Rinne will miss a minimum of four weeks following arthroscopic hip surgery. Rinne had hip surgery in May and recently acquired a bacterial infection, according to general manager David Poile. In his last...

Hutton continues roll with win over Jets

Carter Hutton continued his impressive start to the season on Thursday night, leading the Predators to another victory over the Winnipeg Jets...

Goalie Hutton knows the drill

If you come to Predators practices early, you’ll see a goaltender shifting his weight around the crease with a medicine ball in his bare hands under the watchful eye of goaltending coach Mitch Korn. That is Carter Hutton, Nashville’s 27-year-old backup, who backstopped the Predators to a 3-2 overtime win Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets. The goal of the drill is to help Hutton’s...

Pekka Rinne Will Visit With Doctors Today

#Preds G Pekka Rinne to see Drs. this AM, more clarity on his situation later today — Jay Grossman (@Jay_Grossman) October 24, 2013 Yesterday the Predators recalled Milwaukee goaltender Magnus Hellberg but no word on the health of Rinne.

The Fangover: Preds shutout by Wild

Where was the Nashville Predators' offense Tuesday night? It was obvious from puck drop to the final horn the team was flat and not producing any scoring chances, leaving Pekka Rinne, who stopped twenty-seven shots, out to dry. Nashville had a total of sixteen shots on goal (3, 6, 7) -- a season-low thus far. The most frustrating of it all was the Wild were playing with five...

Hutton shines after being thrust into starting role

The Nashville Predators lost to the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday due, in part, to the fact they fired just 16 shots on goal. Tonight, it took 9:12 to get their first one but, thanks to Carter Hutton, the Preds remained in the game. Starting goaltender Pekka Rinne was shelved for at least a month earlier in the day, giving Hutton his second start of the season (and third of his NHL...

Patten’s Plus-Minus: Winnipeg Jets at Nashville Predators

The best and worst from Nashville’s 3-2 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. Plus Carter Hutton has appeared in 3 games for the Predators, earning a 2-0 average with an absurdly low 1.37 GAA and an absurdly high .959 save percentage. His save percentage is second highest in the league (behind Colorado’s Jean-Sebastian Giguere) among...

Nashville Predators 3 – Winnipeg Jets 2 (OT)

Postgame Scrums and Press Conference *Coming Soon* Video Highlights *Coming Soon* — Tonight’s Three Stars: *Coming Soon* — Tonight’s Three Stars (how The Predatorial voted): Kristopher Martel 1) Carter Hutton 2) Patric Hornqvist 3) Filip Forsberg Patten Fuqua 1) Carter Hutton 2) Shea Weber 3) Seth Jones The post Nashville Predators 3 – Winnipeg Jets 2 (OT) appeared first...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.