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Rinne To The Rescue, Predators top Canucks in 2OT To Tie Series 1-1
After Pekka Rinne made several spectacular saves in the extra periods, Nick Spaling took Suter’s entry pass and fed the puck cross-ice to Halischuk. He quickly snapped a shot over a sprawling defender and the glove of Luongo, giving the Predators the win that got them back into the first second-round series in team history.
HOF Brian Leetch Predicts That Vancouver Will “Get By” Nashville In Six Games
NHL analyst Brian Leetch previews the Canucks vs. Predators series and predicts Vancouver will “get by” Nashville in six games.
Rinne spectacular in loss Thursday, Named First Star Of The Game
Pekka Rinne allowed one goal on 30 shots in the Nashville’s 1-0 loss to Vancouver in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals on Thursday night. Rinne was one of the NHL’s top goalies during the regular season but it had not carried over to the post-season until tonight as he was spectacular in the
Pekka Rinne and Nashville Advance Past Anaheim
In one of the biggest shockers of the playoffs, the so-called experts picked all the favorites to advance to the second round. Yet, some of us were still brave enough to pick an underdog, and the Nashville Predators have stepped up and won their first playoff series in franchise history to prove that it doesn’t
Nashville’s Rinne Named Vezina Finalist
Roberto Luongo of the Vancouver Canucks, Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators and Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins were named the three finalists for the 2010-11 Vezina Trophy. The Vezina is awarded to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position. The winner will be announced June 22 during the 2011 NHL
Vezina Nominated Rinne Helps Preds Takedown Ducks In Crucial Game 5 Win
Pekka Rinne turned aside 23 of the 26 shots he faced in Nashville’s 4-3 win over Anaheim in overtime on Friday night. The Predators now hold a 3-2 advantage in the series with a chance to get into the second round for the first time in their franchise’s history on Sunday. Rinne was nominated for
HOF Brian Leetch Believes The Ducks’ Offense May Be Too Strong For Defensive Minded Preds
The Predators’ shutdown defensive system may not be strong enough to stop the Ducks’ offense, in what Brian Leetch predicts will be a 7 game series.
Pekka Rinne & Predators dismantle Ducks 4-1
The Nashville Predators gave up a pretty nice package to acquire two-way center Mike Fisher from the Ottawa Senators, but they’ll be glad they did it if Mr. Carrie Underwood keeps belting out great tunes. Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped 27 out of 28 shots to power the Predators
Predators Like Their Chances With The Elite Rinne
There is no distinct definition for the term “stealing a series” in NHL lingo. Only vague descriptions classify the phrase. “It means that the goalie is so way better than the other goalie,” Predators goaltending coach Mitch Korn said. This could be a fundamental storyline for Nashville’s first round playoff series against Anaheim, which starts