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By Staff
January 07, 2015

Pekka Rinne’s year in net for the Nashville Predators is going swimmingly. On Tuesday night, he offered a spectacular addition to his highlight reel. 


At 9:19 in the first period of Nashville’s 3-2 win against the Carolina Hurricanes, Rinne made an unbelievable backwards kick save on Nathan Gerbe. Gerbe had a wide-open net as Jiri Tlusty managed to poke the puck away when Rinne was out of the crease. 

Sure, the Preds' goalie got a little lucky, but it was no big deal for the man leading the league in wins (26) right now.

-- Anna Gallegos

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