Kimmo Timonen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flyers’ Timonen signs cap-friendly deal

    Courier-Post "Whether it was a bike ride or a long run in the weeks after the Flyers were eliminated from the playoffs, Kimmo Timonen looked himself in the mirror afterward hoping to get the answer to more than just a workout: Does he still have it? In the first couple weeks after the season ended in the..." June 14

  • Flyers' Timonen returns, ready for 'playoff mode'

    NHL.com "The Philadelphia Flyers will have one of their most important players back in the lineup when defenseman Kimmo Timonen returns Thursday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Timonen sat out Philadelphia's 1-0 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday with an upper-body injury after being hit..." April 03

  • Timonen not with Flyers; Gustafsson to fill in

    CSN Philly "When was the last time Erik Gustafsson played in a game for the Flyers? The answer: Feb. 27 – after the Olympic break – as the Flyers awaited Kimmo Timonen’s return from Sochi. That was 14 games ago. It now appears the 25-year-old defenseman will again replace Timonen on Tuesday night in St...." April 01

  • Timonen returns to practice after 5 days off

    CSN Philly "After five full days off, Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen returned to the ice on Wednesday at Skate Zone to test his ailing left foot. “Felt pretty good,” he said with a smile. “First full practice in six days. We’ll see how it feels tonight and tomorrow and go from there.” The Flyers host..." February 06

  • Timonen questionable for Monday vs. Sharks

    CSN Philly "It takes a considerable amount of pain to keep someone such as Kimmo Timonen out of the lineup. The Flyers' defenseman, who had an “Iron Man” streak going a while ago, missed his first game of the season Saturday in Los Angeles with an aching left foot. He was hit by a puck while blocking..." February 03

  • Will demotion light a fire under Timonen?

    CSN Philly "Kimmo Timonen was embarrassed and angry. Embarrassed at himself. Angry at coach Craig Berube. For the first time in his Flyers career he’s been demoted from the top power-play unit to the leading D-man on the second unit as the Flyers prepare to face the Rangers on Thursday (see story)...." October 24

  • Flyers' Timonen finished for season

    Philly.com "And then there was one. Warrior Kimmo Timonen has joined the Flyers’ list of walking wounded. Now, Luke Schenn will be the Flyers’ only opening day defenseman to finish the season in the lineup during this forgettable, 97-day season. The Flyers announced Tuesday that Timonen will miss the..." April 23

  • Timonen: Flyers 'can control our destiny'

    CSN Philly "Five games at home. Five chances for the Flyers to save their season and put themselves in playoff contention. And as coach Peter Laviolette would tell you, can’t play all five at once. So what’s the message from the Flyers' leadership group to the dressing room with the eighth-seeded..." March 26

  • On his 38th birthday, Timonen set to play 1,000th game

    CSN Philly "Tonight in Tampa, defenseman Kimmo Timonen will become the 282nd NHL player to play in 1,000 games. But on Sunday afternoon, after the Flyers held a rather lengthy, high-intensity practice at Skate Zone, Timonen declined to discuss the milestone. He didn’t want to jinx it, he..." March 18

  • Timonen excited about upcoming milestone

    Courier-Post "Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen usually is all business on and off the ice. Talk to him about what’s wrong with the Flyers, you’ll get an honest answer. Mention his personal achievements, you usually don’t get much response. Wednesday was an exception. Asked if he realizes he’s on the..." March 14

  • Timonen suffers lower-body injury in Flyers' loss

    CSN Philly "A loss to a division rival is bad enough, but the other loss suffered by the Flyers Friday against the New Jersey Devils might be even worse. Kimmo Timonen did not return to the ice for the third period of the Flyers’ eventual 5-3 defeat. General manager Paul Holmgren said the veteran..." February 16

  • Flyers close to extension with Timonen

    CSN Philly "The Flyers are close to re-signing veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen to a one-year, $6 million contract extension, according to league sources. An announcement is expected before the end of the week. Timonen is in the final year of a six-year, $37.8 million contract which had a $6.33..." February 07

  • Kimmo Timonen contract extension near

    Broad Street Hockey "As first reported by .... uh, Eklund ... and confirmed later by various media outlets, the Flyers are prepared to sign Kimmo Timonen to a new one-year deal for the 2013-14 season. It'll be worth $6 million. Personally, I probably would have waited at least another month or two to see whether or..." February 07

  • Timonen's birthday goal sparks Flyers' rally

    CSN Philly "Kimmo Timonen, the resident old man on the blue line these days, celebrated his 37th birthday Sunday with a huge goal that ignited a third-period comeback in the Flyers 3-2 overtime win against the Penguins. "It was a pretty nice atmosphere at the end there," Timonen said. "My legs may be..." March 19

  • Timonen: Bryz playing well because he's happy

    CSN Philly "We've heard a lot of different things lately as to why and how Ilya Bryzgalov has been able to turn his season around in recent weeks. Kimmo Timonen, who until Tuesday night had been an observer for five games while he nursed a back injury, thinks he knows why Bryzgalov's season is..." March 14

  • Timonen happy to get back on the ice

    Courier-Post "All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen was happy to be back in the Flyers lineup, happy to participate in a victory. His game? Well, after missing five in a row to help heal up nagging injuries, Timonen noticed a little rust. "Well, I haven't skated for seven days, which is quite a long time..." March 14

  • Kimmo calls out Flyers after yet another loss to Rangers

    Courier-Post "The look on Kimmo Timonen's face was one of disgust. His voice had a tone of anger. His words were filled with finger-pointing honesty. The Flyers losing yet again to the New York Rangers on Saturday wasn't what really had the All-Star defenseman fed up. His biggest issue was with the..." February 12

  • All-Star weekend a family affair for Timonen

    CSN Philly "Kimmo Timonen wasn't sure he was going to come to this All-Star Game, but his 12-year-old son, Samuel, insisted he had to. Sunday, Samuel was on the bench with his dad during Team Chara's 12-9 win over Team Alfredsson (see recap). "Not many hockey players can do that, actually,"..." January 30

  • Flyers chosen for opposing sides in ASG

    CSN Philly "They were chirping at each on Twitter and live across the tables in their holding pen during the All-Star Player Fantasy Draft. So, when Claude Giroux was taken by Team Alfredsson with the fourth pick he Tweeted he was hoping Flyer linemate Scott Hartnell would be the last player selected so..." January 27

  • Timonen enjoying his Nashville homecoming

    CSN Philly "Flyers All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen had a bit of a homecoming on Friday morning in Nashville when he arrived at Bridgestone Arena. He chatted with old friends, including his former coach here, Barry Trotz. "In five years, this is only my second time back," Timonen said. "It..." January 14

  • Timonen making an impact on offense

    CSN Philly "It doesn't get noticed very often, perhaps because he hasn't scored a goal this season, but Kimmo Timonen had a strong offensive performance Friday night in Anaheim. Sometimes, it's what you do with the puck before someone else scores that pays dividends. The Flyers veteran..." December 04

  • Timonen banged up in Flyers' defeat to Caps

    CSN Philly "A blocked shot. A close call. And a possible injury. That's what happened in the second period of Thursday's 5-2 blowout loss by the Flyers to the Washington Capitals when Kimmo Timonen caught a puck off his right hand during a Caps' power play. Though he returned to action, he also..." October 21

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