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Pekka Rinne
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: November 3, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Kempele, Finland
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: NSH / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 8th   (258th overall)
-His goals-against average (1.92) ranks fourth and his save percentage (.930) ranks fifth in the NHL among goalies who have played more than five games. -Tied for lead among NHL goaltenders in wins this season (12). -Has been in net for all 12 of the Preds wins this season. -Made 31 saves to record his first shutout of the 2014-15 season on Oct. 17 in Winnipeg. -Named Most Valuable Player at the 2014 World Championship after posting a 6-3 record, 1.88 goals-against average, .928 save percentage and three shutouts to lead Finland to a silver medal despite having only two other NHLers on the roster. -His two shutouts last season and one in 2014-15 put him in sole possession of second in the League in shutouts since the start of the 2008-09 season (33). -Finished the 2013-14 season with 10 wins despite missing 51 games to injury. -Titles won: 2004 & 2005 SM-Liiga Championships
NHL Second All-Star Team (2011) Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), September 25, 2012. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to hip injury at Minnesota, October 22, 2013 and resulting surgery.
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— Islanders captain John Tavares after a 4-1 win against the Penguins tied the teams atop the Metropolitan Division standings
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series