Conversation with Pekka Rinne’s agent, Jay Grossman

Via Smashville 24/7 Smashville 24/7: First of all, your initial thoughts on Rinne’s contract? Jay Grossman: Obviously there was a long decision-making process, and there are a lot of factors that go into something of this nature and magnitude. I was really proud of Pekka because he’s had two other contract negotiations, which from an

Nashville Predators and goaltender Pekka Rinne Agree To 7-Year Extension

Via The Nashville Predators Nashville, Tenn. (November 3, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed goaltender Pekka Rinne to a seven-year, $49 million contract – the largest in franchise history. “Today’s signing is further evidence of our ownership’s commitment to keeping our core intact,”

Preds’ Rinne Talks Bad Ice and The Vezina

Via Dmitri Chesnokov, Puck Daddy Blog – Yahoo! Sports The Nashville Predators played in the inaugural The Baltimore Hockey Classic against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night; an event held to promote hockey in Baltimore, the city that once hosted an AHL team. There are quite a few hockey fans who live in Baltimore and

Pekka Rinne a finalist in 2011 Toast of Music City

Who says Nashville, Tennessee isn’t a hockey town?! Every summer, The Tennessean holds their Toast of Music City event. The winners and runner-ups are determined by you, the reader, who gets to vote daily on their website. All you need is an account and you can choose your favorite in each category. This year, for