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WATCH: Newly Acquired Kimmo Timonen Receives Heartfelt Ovation in Return to Philadelphia

Philadelphia is not an easy town to win over as professional athlete trying to make a living by playing for one of their beloved franchises; however, the newly acquired Chicago Blackhawks defenseman, Kimmo Timonen, is not your every day player just passing through. Timonen spent the better part of seven years as part of the Flyers organization, playing in 519 games and racking up...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers roll past Blackhawks in Timonen's return to Philly

  Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans gave Blackhawks...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers roll past Blackhawks 4-1 in Timonen's return

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Ryan White and Michael Raffl scored goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Giroux had his 22nd goal for his first even-strength score at home this season. Steve Mason was stout again for the Flyers, finishing with 34 saves. Andrew Shaw scored for the Blackhawks. Flyers fans...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kimmo Timonen honored by Flyers in return to Philadelphia (Puck Daddy)

Kimmo Timonen has left a legacy in two of his longer stops. In Nashville he was the captain of the organization’s first good playoff threats. In Philadelphia, he was a guy who played through all sorts of ailments and injuries, and provided a steady presence on the Flyers’ blueline. Timonen was honored with a video tribute in Wednesday’s #rivalrynight game between the Flyers...
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers return home for a showdown with Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers (29-9-16) return home from a four game Canadian road trip to host the Chicago Blackhawks (44-22-6) at the Wells Fargo Center. This is the second and final meeting of the season and the lone game in Philadelphia. The Blackhawks defeated the Flyers back in October by a score of 4-0 in Chicago. Game time is 8:00. After a seven goal outburst against Detroit...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timonen returns to Philly; Canucks’ empty-net success; Berenson back at Michigan (Puck Headlines) (Puck Daddy)

Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com . Skates on a plane!!! Sweden bound for The World Championships! #gocanada @AirCanada @pou29 @RJohnst6 @KTerr10 pic.twitter.com/sy6Tn37iMM...
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Flyers Preview

Kimmo Timonen watched Chicago clinch the 2010 Stanley Cup with its only victory at Philadelphia in almost two decades. Hoping to finally hoist the Cup as a member of the Blackhawks, the 40-year-old defenseman returns Wednesday night to face a Flyers team that enabled him to chase that elusive dream. Timonen spent seven seasons with Philadelphia, and was on the ice five years ago...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Flyers Preview (The Associated Press)

Kimmo Timonen watched Chicago clinch the 2010 Stanley Cup with its only victory at Philadelphia in almost two decades. Hoping to finally hoist the Cup as a member of the Blackhawks, the 40-year-old defenseman returns Wednesday night to face a Flyers t...
Via Philly Sports Live
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch for in these remaining 8 games

After going winless in a four-game Great White North swing, the Flyers return home, with playoff hopes as slim as ever. Just eight games remain for the Orange and Black, and they sit 10 points out of the last spot -- not to mention that they'd have to leap-frog a Boston team that has two games in hand, as well as a surging Ottawa team and Florida. Essentially, the Flyers are a team...
Via Flyerdelphia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers moving forward with Hextall's plan in action

  View image | gettyimages.com When Ron Hextall was introduced as the Flyers new general manager, it was clear from the beginning he had a plan. Of course, there were going to be obstacles along the way. Carry-over contracts from Paul Holmgren's tenure as GM forced Hextall to be creative in the ways he was going to make this team his own. The trade deadline featured two...
Via Flyerdelphia
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks start playoff push

The Chicago Blackhawks have entered the final stretch of the season with just 18 games left to play. Currently, the team is still jockeying for a good playoff position, sitting in 3rd place in the Central Division. As of right now, it looks like there will be a very good chance for a rematch of last year’s first round of the playoffs between the Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Captain Emotionally Rallies The Troops

Did anyone expect anything less? With seemingly everyone talking about the most personal elements of the Chicago Blackhawks players, their captain Jonathan Toews, entered the March 2nd matchup against Carolina with an edge we haven’t seen from Toews in a long time. Toews Rallies The Troops Entering Monday’s tilt with a quiet 19 goals, the Blackhawks’ captain seemed to be...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Following overnight deal, Flyers remain quiet at deadline

There were plenty of deals to go around on deadline day, and the Flyers certainly kicked off the festivities with an overnight deal sending Braydon Coburn to Tampa Bay for Radko Gudas and two draft picks. But following that deal, and their Friday night deal involving Kimmo Timonen, Ron Hextall and the Flyers remained quiet at the deadline. In all, the Flyers received four draft...
Via Flyerdelphia
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues under the microscope after Blackhawks’ trades

The Chicago Blackhawks have been busy. Heading into Monday’s trade deadline, the Blackhawks made big news by acquiring Kimmo Timonen from the Philadelphia Flyers and Antoine Vermette from the Arizona Coyotes. The Blackhawks parted with a total of three picks and Klas Dahlbeck to pick up both Timonen and Vermette. What do these trades mean for the Blues? As previously discussed...
Via Frozen Notes
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks' Seabrook, Sharp deny talk of locker room strife

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks say newcomers Antoine Vermette and Kimmo Timonen are walking into a cohesive locker room. Unprompted, defenseman Brent Seabrook rejected rumors of discord among the players on the team, saying the group has never been tighter. He says the talk is laughable and there is nothing going on. Veteran forward Patrick Sharp, one of the players mentioned...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks praise additions, deny talk of locker room strife

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks say newcomers Antoine Vermette and Kimmo Timonen are walking into a cohesive locker room. Unprompted, defenseman Brent Seabrook rejected rumors of discord among the players on the team, saying the group has never been tighter. He says the talk is laughable and there is nothing going on. Veteran forward Patrick Sharp, one of the players mentioned...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks going all in at trade deadline

As I wrote earlier in the week, the Patrick Kane injury changes everything for Chicago Blackhawks. With the superstar winger now on long term injury reserve, Stan Bowman has reacted swiftly to take full advantage of the cap relief that ensued. Late Friday, the Blackhawks acquired veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia Flyers. They followed up […] The post Blackhawks...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Place Tim Erixon On Waivers

On Saturday, in the wake of acquiring Kimmo Timonen on Friday night, the Hawks placed defenseman Tim Erixon on waivers. The post Blackhawks Place Tim Erixon On Waivers appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
27 days ago  |  Discuss

A fond farewell to Kimmo Timonen

Photo courtesy of Amy Irvin/38Photography It was a deal that worked in favor of both parties. The Flyers needed to unload a defenseman by Monday's trade deadline and stock up draft picks. Kimmo Timonen wanted one last shot to win. He now has it as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. The Flyers traded the 39-year old defenseman to Chicago for a 2015 second-round pick and a conditional...
Via Flyerdelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Trade Kimmo Timonen To Chicago

The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Kimmo Timonen on Friday night to the Chicago Blackhawks.  In return the Flyers will receive a 2015 second round draft pick and a conditional draft pick in 2016 based on how far the Blackhawks advance and how much Timonen plays during the playoffs. Timonen has missed the entire season so far due to blood clots found last summer in his legs...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks acquire veteran D Timonen from Flyers for picks

  The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia on Friday for a 2015 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder. Timonen is set to return after being sidelined all season because of blood clots discovered in his leg and lungs last summer. The 39-year-old native of Finland has been expected to retire after this season, although the...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks acquire D Timonen from Flyers

The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia on Friday for a 2015 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder. Timonen is set to return after being sidelined all season because of blood clots discovered in his leg and lungs last summer. The 39-year-old native of Finland has been expected to retire after this season, although the trade...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers trade Timonen to the Windy City

  View image | gettyimages.com Flyers general manger Ron Hextall has announced veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been dealt to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2015 second round pick and a conditional pick in 2016. Timonen was set to make his season debut tomorrow night as the Flyers take on the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center. He has missed the entire...
Via Flyerdelphia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Complete A Much Awaited Trade

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Kimmo Timonen from the Boston Bruins for a 2015 2nd round pick and a conditional pick in 2016. BREAKING: #Flyers have traded Kimmo Timonen to CHI for a 2015 2nd-round draft pick & a 2016 conditional draft pick → http://t.co/tP8q59fyhx — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) February 28, 2015 Timonen, 39, was diagnosed with blood clots last...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Acquire Kimmo Timmonen

During the first period on Friday night, the Blackhawks acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a second round draft pick in 2015 and a conditional draft pick in 2016. The post Blackhawks Acquire Kimmo Timmonen appeared first on Committed Indians.
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28 days ago  |  Discuss
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