Rinne's most vital save of the night occurred with Nashville holding a 1-0 lead late in the second period and Detroit on the power play. With Tomas Holmstrom screening in front, there was a scramble in front for the puck when it squirted out to Henrik Zetterberg who had a clear net. Rinne managed to locate the puck and get his glove over in time to deny an opportunity to even things up:
The win was the 42nd of the season for Rinne, who took the lead among goaltenders with Marc-Andre Fleury given the night off for Pittsburgh.
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- Pekka Rinne
- Henrik Zetterberg