Found October 25, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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 operation but the Predators and Rinne believed the $49 million netminder would come back stronger than before. Though the news before Nashville’s 3-2 overtime win over Winnipeg that Rinne would be out a least a month with an infection in his hip cast an ominous tone over the game the victory gave the Predators some confidence that they can win without their star netminder. “We talked about people are going to go down” coach Barry Trotz said. “If you want to be a good team when people go down you want people to step up everybody does what they need to and you become a really good team and you stay consistent and play a ce

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...

Rinne out at least 4 weeks to undergo hip surgery

For the second time in five months, Pekka Rinne will undergo hip surgery. This time around, it is arthroscopic hip surgery after an unexpected infection in the hip. The surgery and recovery will likely have Rinne missing at least the next four weeks of the regular season. "When [Rinne] got back to Nashville after the plane ride home, he developed some soreness and stiffness...

REPORT: Magnus Hellberg called up, Rinne out?

When the Nashville Predators take the ice tonight against the Winnipeg Jets, they may be without starting goaltender Pekka Rinne. Fox 6 in Milwaukee is reporting — complete with video of Admirals head coach Dean Evason delivering the news — goaltender Magnus Hellberg has been called up to the big club for the first time. SEE THE VIDEO HERE Since back-up netminder Carter Hutton...

Pekka Rinne to miss “minimum of 4 weeks,” Preds officially recall Hellberg

To be field in the “not good” category, the Nashville Predators have announced that starting goaltender and two-time Vezina Trophy finalist Pekka Rinne will be on the shelf for a “minimum of four weeks” with a hip scope. This explains the sudden call up of Milwaukee Admirals goaltender Magnus Hellberg last night. With Rinne out of the lineup, the Predators have a whopping...

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...

“Spontaneous bacterial infection” sidelines Rinne for a month

Last night, news broke that Magnus Hellberg had been called up to the Nashville Predators. While nothing was officially confirmed through the Predators and their PR department, Admirals coach Dean Evason told Hellberg on camera that he was being called up to Nashville “to play”. As Rinne did not practice yesterday (and to be fair, neither did the majority of the team) and with...

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...

Pekka Rinne out four weeks, Carter Hutton’s time to shine

Rinne’s injury gives Hutton a chance to shine in the NHL. (Photo/Eric Bolte/USA TODAY Sports) The Nashville Predators announced on Thursday morning starting goaltender Pekka Rinne will miss at least the next four weeks with a hip scope. Rinne missing action will mean backup goaltender and former UMass Lowell River Hawk Carter Hutton will be pressed into the starting...

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: Predators beat the Jets 3-2 in OT

  On Thursday night the Predators were just fine without Pekka Rinne.  Carter Hutton made 34 saves on 36 shots leading the Predators to victory over the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in overtime.   Earlier today it was announced that Rinne would miss a minimum of 4 weeks due to an infection in his hip.  The Predators have a history of responding well to adversity and tonight...

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...
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