ANAHEIM, Calif. – David Poile walked into the Nashville Predators locker room after his team ousted the Anaheim Ducks from the playoffs with a series-clinching Game 7 first-round win.
There, he found goaltender Pekka Rinne standing in the middle of the room and gave the sweaty Rinne an embrace. It was a gesture of thanks from the longtime GM for the netminder’s steady heroics in the most important of the series – the first Game 7 in Nashville’s team history.
Rinne made 36 saves on 37 Ducks shots on goal in the 2-1 win. He helped the Predators survive a 28 shot on goal onslaught from the DucksRead More »from Pekka Rinne plays it cool as Predators oust Ducks in Game 7