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Pekka Rinne
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: November 3, 1982  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Kempele, Finland
WEIGHT: 217 DRAFTED: NSH / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 8th   (258th overall)
2015-16 Highlights * Pekka Rinne made a season-high 38 saves in Tuesday's game, including 19 in the second period. * Is one game away from 400 for his career. * Has allowed two goals or fewer in 10 of 18 contests. * Posted his second shutout of the season and 38th of his career on Nov. 14 vs. Winnipeg (20 saves). Golden Nuggets * Pekka's 37 career shutouts are tied for the second most since the start of the 2008-09 season (with Jonathan Quick, and are one behind first-place Henrik Lundqvist) * 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. * 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.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016