Buy Low Alert: Pekka Rinne is Projected to Be the #5 Goalie the Rest of the Season...Behind Marc-Andre Fleury and Ahead of Tuukka Rask

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Pekka Rinne to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 335 projected fantasy points puts him at #5 behind Marc-Andre Fleury and ahead of Tuukka Rask. He has averaged 5.84 fantasy points in his past 59 games, which is slightly more than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 5.5 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#19) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is slightly underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 88%, he is the #8 most highly owned goalie. Pekka Rinne is expected to improve on last season's #11 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON RANK (G) PROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#3 Philipp Grubauer (87% OWN)347 FP, 5.7 per game206 FP, 37 gp, 5.58 per game (#25)
#4 Marc-Andre Fleury (89% OWN)339 FP, 5.7 per game373 FP, 61 gp, 6.11 per game (#12)
#5 Pekka Rinne (88% OWN)335 FP, 5.5 per game323 FP, 56 gp, 5.77 per game (#20)
#6 Tuukka Rask (88% OWN)331 FP, 5.5 per game272 FP, 46 gp, 5.92 per game (#16)
#7 Braden Holtby (88% OWN)327 FP, 5.5 per game342 FP, 59 gp, 5.81 per game (#18)

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PEKKA RINNE WEEK 3 AND 4 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Pekka Rinne is projected for 17.3 fantasy points in 3 games in week 3 which ranks him as the #9 projected goalie for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Ben Bishop but behind David Rittich. Week 4 will not be as good based on projected rank (#19). He is projected for 10.02 fantasy points.

10/14 TO 10/20 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#7 Andrei Vasilevskiy (89% OWN)17.5 FP, 3 GP5.9 FP
#8 David Rittich (87% OWN)17.4 FP, 3 GP5.2 FP
#9 Pekka Rinne (88% OWN)17.3 FP, 3 GP5.5 FP
#10 Ben Bishop (88% OWN)16.2 FP, 3 GP5 FP
#11 Philipp Grubauer (87% OWN)15.9 FP, 3 GP5.7 FP
10/21 TO 10/27 RANK (G)PROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#17 Darcy Kuemper (70% OWN)10.3 FP, 2 GP5.1 FP
#18 Braden Holtby (88% OWN)10 FP, 2 GP5.5 FP
#19 Pekka Rinne (88% OWN)10 FP, 2 GP5.5 FP
#20 David Rittich (87% OWN)10 FP, 2 GP5.2 FP
#21 Mike Smith (61% OWN)10 FP, 2 GP5 FP

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

PEKKA RINNEFPWINLOSSGASAVESSV%
Rest of '19-2033532.325.3162162090.9
-- Per Game (61 Proj)5.50.530.412.6526.690.9
10/14 to 10/20 (2.9 Games)17.31.551.338.48791.2
10/21 to 10/27 (2 Games)10.01.060.905.95189.7
'19-20 Season21.23097689.4
-- Per Game (3 GP)7.11.000.003.0025.389.4
'18-20 Seasons3443319139152791.7
-- Per Game (59 GP)5.80.560.322.3625.991.7