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Pekka Rinne
16 2.40 0.926
Team: Nashville Predators Height: 6-5 Born: 11/3/1982
Position: GWeight: 217 Birthplace: Kempele, Finland

Latest News
Dec. 9 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET17:13 GMT1:13 10:13 AM MST12:13 PM EST21:13 UAE12:13 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne (16-4-3) finished with 36 saves on Friday for the Predators, which tied idle St. Louis atop the Central Division with 40 points.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 7-1-1 with a 2.28 goals-against average over his last nine starts.
Dec. 5 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET16:08 GMT0:08 9:08 AM MST11:08 AM EST20:08 UAE11:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne piled up 37 saves in Monday's 5-3 win over the Bruins.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 11-2-0 with a 2.58 goals-against average over his last 13 starts, though he has a 2.38 mark on the season.
Dec. 3 8:33 AM PT9:33 AM MT10:33 AM CT11:33 AM ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST20:33 UAE11:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne (15-4-2) finished with 33 saves on Saturday, including two in the last two minutes of overtime that got the game into shootout mode and pointed Anaheim to its sixth loss in seven games.
Analysis: Rinne has gone 6-1-0 with a 2.10 goals-against average in his last seven starts. He should be starting in all fantasy formats.
Nov. 29 6:55 AM PT7:55 AM MT8:55 AM CT9:55 AM ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST18:55 UAE9:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 37 saves and the Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Rinne has posted a .946 save percentage during his five-game winning streak.
Nov. 25 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET16:50 GMT0:50 9:50 AM MST11:50 AM EST20:50 UAE11:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne stopped 34 shots to earn his second shutout of the season in Friday's 2-0 win in St. Louis.
Analysis: Rinne moved past Miikka Kiprusoff for the most shutouts by a player from Finland with 45. Rinne has won eight of nine starts, including four straight while allowing seven goals and posting a .946 save percentage.
Nov. 23 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET17:02 GMT1:02 10:02 AM MST12:02 PM EST21:02 UAE12:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 27 saves before stopping all three of Montreal's shootout attempts in a 3-2 victory.
Analysis: Rinne improved to 8-0-1 at home. He's won three straight starts - all in Nashville - while posting a .926 save percentage.
Nov. 21 7:26 AM PT8:26 AM MT9:26 AM CT10:26 AM ET15:26 GMT23:26 8:26 AM MST10:26 AM EST19:26 UAE10:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne finished with 32 saves in Monday's 5-3 win over the Jets.
Analysis: Rinne improved to 11-3-2 with a 2.48 goals-against average in 16 starts.
Nov. 17 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST20:47 UAE11:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne stopped 30 of 35 shots in Thursday's loss at Minnesota.
Analysis: Rinne had a personal four-game win streak snapped and posted a save percentage under .900 for the third straight start. He has a 3.30 GAA in November after posting a 1.86 in October.
Nov. 8 6:47 AM PT7:47 AM MT8:47 AM CT9:47 AM ET14:47 GMT22:47 7:47 AM MST9:47 AM EST18:47 UAE9:47 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 25 saves in a 3-1 win over the Jackets on Tuesday.
Analysis: It was a nice effort for Rinne, who allowed seven runs in his previous two games.
Nov. 4 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST20:27 UAE12:27 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 35 saves in Friday's 5-3 win at Anaheim.
Analysis: The number 35 was a lucky one for the Predators as Rinne, who wears number 35 and stopped 35 shots on his 35th birthday. It was the sixth time in seven starts he posted a save percentage above .920.
Oct. 28 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST19:44 UAE11:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne set a season high with 43 saves in Friday's 2-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Analysis: Rinne avenged last week's 2-1 loss in Chicago and had yet another brilliant performance. He has not allowed more than two goals in six straight starts, going 4-0-2 with a 1.14 GAA and a .963 save percentage.
Oct. 19 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST4:40 UAE (+1)20:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 28 saves Thursday to post his first shutout of the season, 1-0 at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Rinne has been solid in his last four starts, going 3-0-1 with four goals allowed. He gave up eight goals in his first two starts.
Oct. 15 7:49 AM PT8:49 AM MT9:49 AM CT10:49 AM ET14:49 GMT22:49 7:49 AM MST9:49 AM EST18:49 UAE10:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne made 33 saves Saturday night, but wasn't tested until late, and the Blackhawks beat the Predators 2-1 in their first meeting since last year's playoffs.
Analysis: Rinne has been much better in his last two starts, allowing only three goals after yielding eight in his first two.
Oct. 12 7:29 PM PT8:29 PM MT9:29 PM CT10:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)22:29 ETNaN:� BRT - After allowing 13 goals in their first three games, the Predators got 30 saves from Rinne on Thursday as they slowed Dallas (1-3-0) following a sluggish first period for a 4-1 win.
Analysis: Rinne had gotten off to a poor start with eight goal allowed in 61 shots over his first two games, but he got on track in this contest.
Oct. 10 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET2:50 GMT10:50 7:50 PM MST9:50 PM EST6:50 UAE (+1)22:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Rinne finished with 25 saves in the Predators' 6-5 victory over the Flyers in Tuesday's home opener.
Analysis: A furious late comeback spared Rinne a second straight loss to begin the season after he put the Preds in a hole by allowing two goals on six shots in the third period. The usually reliable netminder gave up three goals on 31 shots in dropping his 2017-18 debut in Boston on Thursday.

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