Pekka Rinne Injury: Updates on Predators Star’s Lower Body and Return

January 13th, 2015 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Nashville Predators star goaltender Pekka Rinne exited the ice during Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks with a lower body injury.

Eric Stromgren of The Tennessean reported the news:

The Predators provided an update after the game:

Dhiren Mahlban of relayed video of the third-period collision involving Canucks left winger Chris Higgins that resulted in Rinne getting hurt:'s Mike Halford provided his take on the potential implications of Rinne's absence, should it be for an extended period of time:

Rinne has been instrumental in leading Nashville to the top of the Western Conference, entering Tuesday with a 28-6-2 record and a 1.98 GAA.

It will be up to Carter Hutton to fill in between the pipes until Rinne is fit enough to return.

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