Rinne stopped just 16 of 19 shots in Monday's 3-0 loss to the Rangers. It's been a particular poor stretch of play for Rinne recently, with 10 goals allowed in his past three starts and failing to post a save percentage north of .852. He's not the only player playing poorly for Nashville, though, with the team failing to score a goal in three straight games. Rinne's 10 wins still rank fifth in the league, however, and as one of the league's top goalies, should have no problem turning it around soon. The Predators have a good chance to snap their drought Wednesday against Buffalo.
Rinne will get the start Monday against the Rangers, Andrew Gross of The Record reports. Though he has played pretty well overall this season Rinne has struggled in his last two starts, giving up seven total goals and taking losses in both games. The 33-year-old Finn draws a tough matchup Monday against a high-scoring Rangers squad that is currently in first place in the Metropolitan division and have won nine of their last 10.
Rinne is expected to be in net Monday against the Rangers, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports. Rinne continues to get the nod nearly every night, as it'll be his ninth consecutive start and his 18th in the teams' 20 games this season. He's given up seven combined goals in his last two outings and will draw a tough opponent Monday against the Rangers, a squad averaging 3.10 goals per game.
Rinne is the expected starting goalie Saturday night against the Wild, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Rinne has a positive track record facing the Wild. On Nov. 5, he came up victorious against them after allowing two goals on 29 shots. Overall, in 22 career regular-season games, he's formulated a GAA of 2.25 and .918 save percentage against the Minnesota-based team.
Rinne will get the start Friday against Columbus, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Rinne will be in net after picking up the win Tuesday against Anaheim, when he allowed two goals to go with 38 saves in the Predators' 3-2 victory. The 33-year-old holds a 10-2-3 record with a 2.10 GAA on the season.
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