Post Tagged with: "Pekka Rinne"

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The 5 Best Goaltenders This NHL Season

How To Judge A Goaltender? Ranking NHL goaltenders is a capricious task. Numbers must be looked at through each players’ specific team context, and even then that can sometimes be […]

by · January 3, 2015 · 8 comments · NHL Goaltending, Top 10 Lists
Henrik Lundqvist is the cornerstone to success for the New York Rangers. (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

Are These Goalies Making Too Much?

Goalies in the NHL are the backbone of their teams. Elite goalies can take a team deep into the Stanley Cup playoffs, possibly even carrying them to a Cup victory. […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 5 comments · News/Commentary
An eighth-round pick, Pekka Rinne has developed into one of the best goalies in the game. (Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE)

Predators Primed for Plentiful Hardware at NHL Awards

It is only December, but it is hard to believe the Nashville Predators will not be well represented in Las Vegas at the 2015 NHL Awards. While it is terrible […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Your Stanley Cup Champion in June Will Be…

Stanley Cup predictions are aplenty. Here at the start of December, it may be too early to confidently make predictions. At the same time, there has been a winnowing away […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 39 comments · Previews and Predictions
An eighth-round pick, Pekka Rinne has developed into one of the best goalies in the game. (Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE)

Big Lists Revisited: Comeback Candidates

In early September, prior to training camps even opening, I tackled a four-part Big List series previewing potential Comeback, Bust, Breakout and Rookie Sleeper candidates, providing a Top 10, My […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions
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Paving The Way for Filip Forsberg

With Nashville Predators rookie Filip Forsberg turning heads in the season’s first quarter, now seems a good time to look back at the franchise’s best rookies of the past.   […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Forsberg Strengthens Case for NHL’s Best Rookie

With every goal he scores, Filip Forsberg grows his profile in the public consciousness of the hockey world.   On nine previous occasions this season, the 20-year-old rookie winger has displayed […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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What A Difference a Week Makes For The Panthers

If you’ve been following the Florida Panthers this season, you’ve probably been a little disappointed. The lack of scoring has led to too many ties and losses, leaving them in their […]

by · November 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
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NHL Surprises So Far

Heading into mid-November, the NHL has seen some notable surprises. Teams that were projected to be top contenders prior to the start of the season are having a bit of […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 3 comments · Power Rankings
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Sixth Straight Loss Provides Glimmer of Hope for Stars

It’s a positive step, but at this point it feels like the Dallas Stars need a big leap to get back to the level of play they demonstrated late last […]

by · November 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Predators Hot Start a Sign of Rebound Year?

The Nashville Predators are looking to return to the playoffs this year after a two-year absence from the post-season. Last year, the Preds were dreadful in the middle of the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Nashville Predators
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Pekka Perfection: Rinne Back in Vezina Form

It has been a long road over the past year for the 31-year-old Finnish goaltender and former Vezina trophy candidate Pekka Rinne after he sustained a hip infection at the […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators