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Pekka Rinne named NHL's 1st Star of the Week

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Thanks to a 4-0 record that included back-to-back shutouts over Minnesota and Columbus, Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne was named today as the NHL's 1st Star of the Week for March 14-20 (per @NHLPredsInsider and NHL.com). This comes on the heels of his 3rd Star of the Week performance from March 7-13.


Pekka Rinne

#35 / Goalie / Nashville Predators

6-5

206

Nov 03, 1982



GP MIN W L GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2009 - Pekka Rinne 50 2755 28 13 119 2.59 1296 1177 .908 6

When you total up his last six starts, Rinne is 6-0 with three shutouts, a .959 Save Percentage and 1.15 Goals Against Average.

I guess we can feel better about his new two-year contract, eh?