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Pekka Rinne, February's NHL Rookie of the Month

From the NHL:

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, who posted a 9-2-1 record with a 1.72 goals-against average, .944 save percentage and two shutouts in 12 appearances, has been named the NHL Rookie of the Month for February.

Feel free to celebrate with a Pekka Rinne PC desktop background, courtesy of Smashville, who has provided several outstanding pics for this site.

He might also be eligible for the Dan Ellis Award, considering how his season is so closely mirroring Ellis' 2007-8 campaign, while Ellis looks much like Chris Mason:

 Player GP W L T/OT GA GAA SOG SV SV% SO
 Pekka Rinne 2009 35 20 11 1 70 2.15 944 874 .926 6
 Dan Ellis 2008 44 23 10 3 87 2.34 1147 1060 .924 6
 Chris Mason 2008 51 18 22 6 130 2.90 1278 1148 .898 4
 Dan Ellis 2009 33 11 17 3 90 2.93 887 797 .899 3