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KIMMO TIMONEN RUMORS

Flyers’ Timonen signs cap-friendly deal

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 first round of the postseason, the 39-year-old defenseman was leaning pretty heavily toward...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kimmo Says Stay: Timonen Will Return To Flyers For One More Year

  Looks like the old dog isn’t ready to roll over just yet. After making it known he had inclinations toward retirement during last season’s run in Philly, Kimmo Timonen, the steadiest defender the Flyers have had the last several seasons and multiple time All Star had a decided change of heart. New Flyers GM Ron Hextall and Timonen agreed to a 1 year deal, the details of which...
Via Total Sports Live
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers ink Kimmo Timonen for one more year

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) “I’ve been thinking about this a long time, and I’m going to take a few weeks here and see how I feel. I feel, like injury-wise, I’m in pretty good shape. It’s not like I can say I ‘okay I have to go do this surgery’ and that kind of stuff, but I’m going to take my time here and see. You have to be motivated to work out, get into shape...
Via The Hockey Guys
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kimmo's Back: Timonen to return to Flyers in 2014-15

The Flyers announced on Friday that defenseman Kimmo Timonen would return for the 2014-15 season. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) One of the biggest questions on the Flyers blue line for next season was Kimmo Timonen. Would the 39-year-old defenseman lace up his skates for the Flyers one more time. Timonen signed a one-year contract extension on Friday, returning to the Flyers...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kimmo Timonen Signs A One-Year Extension With The Philadelphia Flyers

from the Philadelphia Flyers, The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 5-10, 194-lb D Kimmo Timonen to a one-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Timonen, 39 (3/18/1975), will return for his eighth season with the Flyers. He was acquired from the Nashville Predators along with Scott Hartnell in exchange for Nashville’s first-round pick in the 2007...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Would a Timonen return make sense for Flyers?

The Flyers want to re-sign 39-year-old Kimmo Timonen, and though the veteran defenseman is considering retirement, he hinted he wants to come back for one last chance to win a Stanley Cup. But as new general manager Ron Hextall examines his needs and his team's precarious salary-cap situation, the question he faces is this: Are the Flyers better off going with a cheaper defenseman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Shea Weber the next Philadelphia Flyer?

Shea Weber is a name that is hauntingly beautiful to Philadelphia Flyers’ fans. The Flyers are approaching the two-year mark this summer since they offered Weber the 14-year, $110 million dollar deal in the summer of 2012. The Nashville Predators obviously matched the deal, which is why he remains in Music City. After the deal was matched, Weber was not allowed to be traded until...
Via isportsweb.com
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

What to expect from the Flyers heading to Sochi

The 2014 Opening Ceremonies have come and gone and the Sochi Winter Olympics are well underway. With Men’s Hockey ready to begin group play, the Flyers will see five players compete for five separate nations. Here is what we can expect from each: Kimmo Timonen will be entering his final Olympics for Finland, unless he finds the fountain of youth that is. Kimmo Timonen (Photo Credit...
Via isportsweb.com
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kimmo Timonen sounds off after Flyers loss

Kimmo Timonen did not mask his emotions following the Flyers 6-1 loss to the Bruins on Saturday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/Flyers Faithful) The post-game emotions were clearly running high after another loss for the Philadelphia Flyers, this time in the form of a 6-1 embarrassment against the Boston Bruins. Five players spoke following the game. Claude Giroux spoke for about two minutes...
Via Flyerdelphia
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Kimmo Timonen laid out by referee

The Washington Capitals needed any help they could get on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Trailing 5-0 late in the third period, they got it from an on-ice official. Referee Stephen Walkom tried to jump out of the way of the action after stopping to collect a broken stick but wasn't quick enough. Instead, he ended up checking Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen and...
Via NESN.com
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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