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Finland Pekka Rinne

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2. Stephen Harper 5 3 5 8
3. Carter Rowney 5 2 6 8
4. Dominik Bokk 5 4 3 7
5. Brett Breitkreuz 5 4 3 7
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
39
Height
6'5" / 195 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
216 lbs / 98 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
2-time Liiga Champion 2
1-time NHL Best Goalie (Vezina Trophy) 1
1-time NHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time NHL Leadership-Humanitarian Award (King Clancy Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time World Championship All-Star Team 1
1-time World Championship Best Goaltender 1
1-time World Championship Most Valuable Player 1

A large and athletic goalie who covers the net well. Has a really quick glove hand. Sometimes has problems concentrating which causes him to allow easy goals.

Brother-in-law: Mika Pyörälä

Team Staff profile of Pekka Rinne also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2000-01 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 20 - 3.29 .891 - - - - - |
2001-02 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 30 - 2.12 .914 - - - - - | Playoffs 3 - 3.26 .863 - - - - -
Kärpät SM-liiga 0 - - - - - - - - |
2002-03 Kärpät U20 U20 SM-liiga 25 - 1.95 .925 - - - - - | Playoffs 4 - 1.76 .939 - - - - -
Kärpät SM-liiga 1 - 7.00 .788 - - - - - |
2003-04 Kärpät SM-liiga 14 - 2.99 .897 - - - - - | Playoffs 2 - 0.00 1.000 - - - - -
Hokki Mestis 8 - 2.07 .942 - - - - - |
2004-05 Kärpät SM-liiga 10 - 1.68 .927 - - - - - | Playoffs 0 - - - - - - - -
2005-06 Nashville Predators NHL 2 - 3.80 .900 4 36 0 1-1-0 63 | Playoffs 0 - - - - - - - -
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 51 - 2.82 .904 139 1 312 2 30-18-2 2 960 | Playoffs 14 - 2.86 .905 35 333 3 10-4-0 734
2006-07 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 29 - 2.34 .920 65 752 3 15-7-6 1 670 | Playoffs 4 - 2.91 .895 12 102 0 0-4-0 248
2007-08 Nashville Predators NHL 1 - 0.00 1.000 0 8 0 0-0-0 29 |
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 65 - 2.47 .908 158 1 563 5 36-24-3 3 840 | Playoffs 6 - 2.51 .923 15 179 1 2-4-0 359
2008-09 Nashville Predators NHL 52 - 2.38 .917 119 1 316 7 29-15-4 2 999 |
Finland WC 6 7 1.93 .926 12 151 1 4-2-0 373 |
Finland (all) International 6 - 1.93 .926 - - - - - |
2009-10 Nashville Predators NHL 58 - 2.53 .911 137 1 404 7 32-16-5 3 246 | Playoffs 6 - 2.68 .911 16 163 0 2-4-0 358
Finland WC 4 7 1.68 .929 7 91 1 2-2-0 250 |
Finland (all) International 4 - 1.68 .929 - - - - - |
2010-11 Nashville Predators NHL 64 - 2.12 .930 134 1 771 6 33-22-9 3 789 | Playoffs 12 - 2.57 .907 32 311 0 6-6-0 748
2011-12 Nashville Predators NHL 73 - 2.39 .923 166 1 987 5 43-18-8 4 169 | Playoffs 10 - 2.07 .929 21 275 1 5-5-0 609
2012-13 Dynamo Minsk KHL 22 22 3.08 .897 68 593 2 9-11-2 1 327 |
Nashville Predators NHL 43 - 2.43 .910 99 1 002 5 15-16-8 2 444 |
Finland (all) International 2 - 0.96 .974 - - - - - |
2013-14 Nashville Predators NHL 24 - 2.77 .902 63 582 2 10-10-3 1 367 |
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 2 - 0.99 .943 2 33 0 2-0-0 122 |
Finland WC 9 9 1.88 .928 17 220 3 5-3-0 544 |
Finland (all) International 11 - 1.78 .932 - - - - - |
2014-15 Nashville Predators NHL 64 - 2.18 .923 140 1 667 4 41-17-6 3 851 | Playoffs 6 - 2.74 .909 19 189 0 2-4-0 416
Finland WC 7 7 1.69 .928 12 154 3 3-2-0 428 |
Finland (all) International 7 - 1.69 .928 - - - - - |
2015-16 Nashville Predators NHL 66 - 2.48 .908 161 1 583 4 34-21-10 3 895 | Playoffs 14 - 2.63 .906 38 366 0 7-7-0 866
2016-17 Nashville Predators NHL 61 - 2.42 .918 144 1 613 3 31-19-9 3 568 | Playoffs 22 - 1.96 .930 42 557 2 14-8-0 1 289
Finland WCup 1 3 4.01 .907 4 39 0 0-1-0 60 |
Finland (all) International 3 - 2.99 .901 - - - - - |
2017-18 Nashville Predators NHL 59 - 2.31 .927 134 1 706 8 42-13-4 3 475 | Playoffs 13 - 3.07 .904 35 328 2 7-6-0 684
2018-19 Nashville Predators NHL 56 - 2.42 .918 130 1 451 4 30-19-4 3 220 | Playoffs 6 - 3.09 .905 17 162 0 2-4-0 330
2019-20 Nashville Predators NHL 36 - 3.17 .895 105 899 3 18-14-4 1 988 | Playoffs 0 4 - - - - - - 0
2020-21 Nashville Predators NHL 24 - 2.84 .907 62 602 2 10-12-1 1 310 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
2004-05 Kärpät ECC 0 3 - - - - - - - |
2012-13 Finland EHT 2 - 0.96 .974 - - - - - |
2013-14 Finland EHT 2 - 1.38 .953 - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2011-12 Kiekko-Laser Mestis Franchise Owner
2022-23 Finland U20 (all) International-Jr Goaltending Coach
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score GA SA SV SV% TOI
NHL
2021-05-10T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Carolina Hurricanes
2021-04-10T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators vs Tampa Bay Lightning
2021-03-28T20:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Chicago Blackhawks
2021-03-21T20:30:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Dallas Stars
2021-03-15T16:00:00-0400 Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning
2021-03-13T18:00:00-0600 Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning
2021-03-11T18:00:00-0600 Nashville Predators @ Carolina Hurricanes
2021-03-09T18:00:00-0600 Nashville Predators @ Carolina Hurricanes
2021-03-07T19:00:00-0600 Nashville Predators @ Dallas Stars
2021-03-06T13:00:00-0600 Nashville Predators vs Florida Panthers
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 147 - 2.54 .910 364 3 660 10 83-49-11 8 591 | 3 24 - 2.78 .908 62 614 4 12-12-0 1 340
ECC 1 0 3 - - - - - - - | 0
EHT 2 4 - - - - - - - - | 0
International 6 33 - - - - - - - - | 0
KHL 1 22 22 3.08 .897 68 593 2 9-11-2 1 327 | 0
SM-liiga (Liiga) 4 25 - - - - - - - - | 2 2 - 0.00 1.000 - - - - -
Mestis 1 8 - 2.07 .942 - - - - - | 0
NHL 15 683 - 2.43 .917 1 598 17 627 60 369-213-75 39 413 | 10 89 4 2.49 .914 220 2 351 5 45-44-0 5 300
U20 SM-liiga (U20 SM-sarja) 3 75 - - - - - - - - | 2 7 - - - - - - - -
WC 4 26 30 1.81 .928 48 616 8 14-9-0 1 593 | 0
WCup 1 1 3 4.01 .907 4 39 0 0-1-0 60 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Topi Jaakola (D) 2000-2017 11 Finland, Finland, Finland (all), Kärpät, Kärpät U20
Shea Weber (D) 2005-2016 10 Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville Predators
Roman Josi (D) 2011-2021 10 Nashville Predators
Ryan Ellis (D) 2011-2021 10 Nashville Predators

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/13/2021
07/13/2021 Confirmed Nashville Predators Retired
11/03/2018
11/03/2018 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
09/25/2012
09/25/2012 Confirmed Nashville Predators Dynamo Minsk
11/03/2011
11/03/2011 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
02/24/2010
02/24/2010 Extension Nashville Predators Nashville Predators
Media and Articles
Date Article Website
01/25/2018 What the (Blank)?: NHL All-Star Edition The Player's Tribune
07/05/2017 Nashville The Players' Tribune
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 35 retired by Nashville Predators

Cult/Star player for Finland

Cult/Star player for Hokki

Cult/Star player for Kärpät

Cult/Star player for Milwaukee Admirals

Cult/Star player for Nashville Predators

Career notes:
- 2020-01-09 • Scored a goal against Chicago Blackhawks in a 5-2 win

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