2009-10 Playoffs: Made his playoff debut in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Boston.
Regular Season: Missed last seven games due to injury (lower body)… Made his NHL debut at PIT on 3/27 - stopped 22 of 24 shots and played 32:00 before departing with a lower body injury … Originally assigned to Adirondack (AHL) on 9/24… was recalled to the Flyers four times throughout the season… Made his North American professional and AHL debut with the Phantoms and recorded his first career AHL win with 26 saves on 10/9 vs. Springfield…Recorded his first career AHL shutout, making 20 saves in a 5-0 win over Syracuse on 11/1… Had six straight wins (12/19-1/15)…Made a season-high 43 saves in a 4-3 shootout loss on 1/22/10 at Binghamton.
Philadelphia is where I started my NHL career and this is where I want to be so I am really happy. This definitely gives me a lot of confidence by the Flyers showing that they have confidence in me. I know they want to see me get better as a player and this is the place to do it.
— Zac Rinaldo to the Flyers website on signing a two-year contract extension with Philadelphia