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08:23 AM ET 02.12 | Predators goalie Pekka Rinne, on the heels of a Saturday night off, returned to the crease in the second night of a back-to-back to close out the weekend. The Predators were on the ice Sunday for the third time in four days, but it was only Rinne's second because backup Chris Mason was in net Saturday night. But even a rested Rinne couldn't help the Predators make up for a lack of offense in a 3-0 loss to Chicago. The Predators also were shut out Jan. 24 against St. Louis (3-0) and Jan. 28 against Phoenix (4-0). "This is the third time in 11 games now that we got shut out," said Rinne, who stopped all but three of Chicago's 27 shots. "I mean, it's tough to win when you don't score goals."

The Tennessean

Pekka Rinne, Getty Images Pekka Rinne, Getty Images
February 12, 2013  08:37 AM ET

Men have had frustrated Pekkas since time began.

February 12, 2013  08:40 AM ET

A frustrated Pekka is better than an irritated Pekka

February 12, 2013  08:47 AM ET

Unfortunately you have to live with the Pekka you were born with

February 12, 2013  08:49 AM ET

"Increase your Rinne 2 inches with our amazing, all natural pill. Send $24.95 + S&H (Canadian residents add GST)"

Saw this on a billboard outside of the Bridgestone Center.

True Story.

February 12, 2013  08:53 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Unfortunately you have to live with the Pekka you were born with

Please see comment #4.

I'm always reading about players getting extentions.

February 12, 2013  09:00 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Please see comment #4. I'm always reading about players getting extentions.

I would be more worried about the products in comment #4 making a Pekka fall off then getting any extension

Comment #7 has been removed
February 12, 2013  09:09 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

A frustrated Pekka is better than an irritated Pekka

Easy to cure the first one. A bit more difficult to deal with the second.

February 12, 2013  09:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

"Increase your Rinne 2 inches with our amazing, all natural pill. Send $24.95 + S&H (Canadian residents add GST)"Saw this on a billboard outside of the Bridgestone Center.True Story.

Well? Did you try it? The people want to know!

February 12, 2013  09:16 AM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Sometimes, you just have to find a Suter that doesn't judge your Pekka.

LOL - Nice.

February 12, 2013  09:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Well? Did you try it? The people want to know!

I responded to the second part

"Wait, there's more! If you call now, we will send you DOUBLE your offer"

Taking 2 at once doubled the effect..........

February 12, 2013  09:28 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

I responded to the second part "Wait, there's more! If you call now, we will send you DOUBLE your offer"Taking 2 at once doubled the effect..........

In other words .... you can't get through the door sideways.

February 12, 2013  09:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

In other words .... you can't get through the door sideways.

And if it lasts more than four hours just put a pill in your shoe. It'll make you limp.

February 12, 2013  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#13):

And if it lasts more than four hours just put a pill in your shoe. It'll make you limp.

:-)

February 12, 2013  09:53 AM ET

Without a doubt the best thread so far this year. Maybe the last 2 or 3 years! But, I haven't seen the 800 number yet?

February 12, 2013  10:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

In other words .... you can't get through the door sideways.

Or you can do Pekka pushups?

February 12, 2013  10:29 AM ET

"I mean, it's tough to win when you don't score goals."

you see...nothing beats a goalie's insight

February 12, 2013  10:35 AM ET

yo Pekka, maybe if you werent on a monster contract the team would have a cpl millions left to get some offense.

just sayin'

February 12, 2013  10:35 AM ET

yo Pekka, maybe if you werent on a monster contract the team would have a cpl millions left to get some offense.

just sayin'

 
February 12, 2013  10:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Without a doubt the best thread so far this year. Maybe the last 2 or 3 years! But, I haven't seen the 800 number yet?

A bit of selfishness has infiltrated the thread.

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