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How disallowed goals can change the course of NHL games

It can take just one goal to light the fire under a team’s skates and charge up the momentum that can propel it to a victory. So what happens to a team’s drive and momentum when the players think they’ve scored a goal, only to see it be disallowed? Some teams can rebound. Many, however, get pushed back on their heels.This was very present in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pekka Rinne destroys stick after fifth goal

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne carried the team on his back during the their playoff run, but it all came to an end on Thursday night when the wheels finally came off. The Sharks blasted him with a barrage of quality scoring chances because of costly turnovers and odd-man rushes. The Sharks even had a four-on-one at one point, and you have to wonder if the Predators didn’t...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Rinne melts down when hooked after fifth goal

Pekka Rinne seemed pretty calm after allowing the Sharks' fifth goal of the game. And then he found out he was getting the hook. which made him Hulk out on his stick.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

The murkiness of the no-goal call on Sharks F Joe Pavelski

It has  grown into one of the most talked about calls of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs — well, if you were awake to witness it.The Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks played an absolute thriller into triple-overtime and into the wee hours, which ended with a 4-3 win for Nashville. The game could have ended a lot sooner, with a much different result.There were a few questionable...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Rinne with back-to-back fantastic saves

Check this out, Pekka Rinne makes great back-to-back stops against the Sharks.
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 3 Stars of the Night: Rinne rocks!

Pekka Rinne made some huge saves to force a game seven with the Ducks while teammate James Neal had two points including the game-winner and Troy Brouwer netted the series clinching goal for the Blues.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators goalie Rinne ready for new start in postseason

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The postseason offers the opportunity for a fresh start, and Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne couldn't be happier. Rinne had what amounts to a challenging season for the three-time Vezina Trophy finalist, who also earned his second All-Star game nod. He ranks ninth with 34 wins and posted a 2.48 goals-against average, a jump from the 2.18 GAA he posted just...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators’ Pekka Rinne Gets Puck Stuck In Pads For The Longest Time (Video)

Pekka Rinne doesn’t just save pucks. He makes them disappear. The Nashville Predators goaltender was his usual stellar self in Game 4 of his team’s Stanley Cup playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. With under six minutes remaining in the first overtime period, however, Rinne took his talents a bit too far. After trying to clear a puck behind the net, Rinne somehow managed...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pekka Rinne delays OT searching for puck in equipment (Video)

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekke Rinne was caught in an unusual situation when the puck got lost in his equipment, forcing a delay in overtime of Tuesday night's Game 4 against Chicago.Rinne went to stop the puck behind his net after the Blackhawks sent it down along the boards, but the puck disappeared as Rinne returned to the net. This led to some hilarious scenes as play...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pekka Rinne named MVP of 2014 World Championship

Pekka Rinne had a rough 2013-14 for the Nashville Predators and that might be putting things lightly. Rinne needed surgery on his hip and then missed additional time after he needed another operation to remove a bacterial infection on the same hip. When Rinne returned, it was clear he was rusty and far from his usual reliable self. If the 2014 World Championship is any indication...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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