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WATCH: Pekka Rinne loses puck in equipment against Blackhawks

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WATCH: Pekka Rinne loses puck in equipment against Blackhawks

Overtime in playoff hockey is determined by next goal wins, but it's kind of difficult to do that without a puck.

Late in the first overtime period against the Blackhawks, Pekka Rinne lost the puck in his equipment after trying to stop a ring around high in the boards.

[SHOP: Gear up, Blackhawks fans!]

Play was stopped for several minutes, and it even got to a point where Rinne began taking off part of his wardrobe.

The Predators netminder eventually found it wedged into his pad, greeted by a loud sarcastic cheer from the United Center fans.

The video (above) speaks for itself.

Podcast: Which Blackhawks could be on the move before trade deadline?

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Podcast: Which Blackhawks could be on the move before trade deadline?

On the latest Blackhawks Talk Podcast, Adam Burish and Pat Boyle discuss which Blackhawks could be on the trading block and what players are building blocks for the Hawks future.

Burish also shares a couple memorable trade deadline days and his “near” return to the Blackhawks in 2012. Plus, he makes his bold trade deadline prediction for the Hawks.

Listen to the full Blackhawks Talk Podcast right here:

Blackhawks ban four ejected fans from future home games

Blackhawks ban four ejected fans from future home games

The Blackhawks have banned the four fans — who were ejected from Saturday's game against the Washington Capitals for their racist remarks towards Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly — from future home games.

On Monday, a Blackhawks spokesperson released this statement:

We have contacted the select individuals involved in the incident on Saturday to notify them that they are no longer welcome at our home games. Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior are not tolerated by the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Blackhawks also wanted to remind fans that they can alert security at the United Center by texting the following to 69050: UCASSIST <SPACE> followed by the seating section, row and a brief description of the issue.