Nashville Predators: Who can make a case for the All Star Game?

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Pekka Rinne

Pekka Rinne has been very impressive in-goal so far this season for the Predators. He has been in-goal for 26 games so far this season, and has a record of 18-5-3.

Rinne, as well as Saros, has been a key part of the Predators success in recent weeks, especially during their three-game road trip last week in Canada.

Rinne is tied for 3rd in the league right now with those 18 wins. The Predators’ goalie is 5th in save percentage with .927, and 6th in Goals Against Average with 2.36, but Central Division foe, Corey Crawford is 2nd in both of those categories. Rinne has Crawford in shutouts though, as Rinne is 2nd in the league with three shutouts.

Rinne has been an impressive goalie throughout his career, but only has one All-Star appearance, so it would be nice to see the 35-year old make it to another All-Star game.

Only 5 regulation losses so far at this point in the season is very impressive for a goalie, and that can make a strong argument for Rinne to be the goalie for the Central Division in the All-Star game.