After recording his second victory for the Milwaukee Admirals this afternoon, Pekka Rinne is coming back to Nashville to re-join the Predators. Later this evening, Jack Goods will provide his recap of the action up in Milwaukee today, but let's get right to the big news around here:
Evason confirms what was expected, Rinne is heading back up to Nashville.— Jack Goods (@GoodsOnSabres) March 2, 2014
Here's what I'm sure is running through the minds of wildly optimistic Preds fans.
The Preds host Pittsburgh on Tuesday, St. Louis Thursday and Columbus on Saturday, so all of Smashville will be watching for when Rinne gets his first start since October for a Predators team which has struggled in the net during his absence.
Rinne said if it was his call, he'd be good for the next Predators game.— Jack Goods (@GoodsOnSabres) March 3, 2014
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For more, check out Milwaukee Admirals head coach Dean Evason's post-game media scrum (cue to 4:00 for talk of Pekka's conditioning stint).