Predators shut out Coyotes

Posted on November 3, 2011

Predators shut out Coyotes With Pekka Rinne, one game is hardly bigger than the next.

But Thursday’s 3-0 shutout of the Phoenix Coyotes was different. Way different.

On his 29th birthday, a day on which he signed a 7-year, $49 million contract extension, Rinne picked up his 23rd career shutout.

“I’m sure this is a day, I’ll remember for the rest of my life – 29th birthday and everything that happened,” Rinne said. “I’m not just going to say that it’s just two points. It has a bigger meaning to me. Signing the contract and playing a game in the same day and having my birthday, it’s a pretty special day.”


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