Nashville’s Pekka Rinne stops 35 shots in 4-0 win to become just third goalie in NHL history to have three 40-win seasons
BUFFALO — Predators stalwart Pekka Rinne briefly stopped to marvel when informed of the elite NHL goaltending company he joined in becoming a three-time 40-game winner — and after a shutout, no less.
Only six players — Martin Brodeur and Terry Sawchuk, among them — have ever done that.
“When you say that, it sounds pretty cool,” Rinne said, after stopping 35 shots in a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. “Those guys are legends of this game. They…
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