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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 Entry Draft (previously acquired, Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) on June 18, 2007.

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Morning Line

“We can talk in a room as much as we want; once we go on the ice, everyone has to show up and do that.  It comes from the 20 guys in this room to do it on the ice, not here. We can talk about the urgency, whatever great word you want to make up, but it has to happen there. For some reason we haven’t been able to do that. Like I said, it’s been two periods, 35 minutes, 30 minutes; maybe once or twice in these 21 games we’ve played a full 60 minutes so far.”

-Kimmo Timonen of the Philadelphia Flyers after losing to Toronto 4-2 last night.  More from the Flyers by Sam Carchidi of Broad Street Bull.

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Kimmo Timonen Re-Signs With Philadelphia

via a Flyers PR release,

The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms with D Kimmo Timonen on a one-year contract extension, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.  The extension keeps Timonen with the Flyers through the 2013-14 season.

“We are pleased to announce that we have signed Kimmo Timonen to a one-year contract extension,” Holmgren said.  “Kimmo’s presence on the ice for us and in our locker room is invaluable. We look forward to him continuing his all-around play for us.”  

Reports are the contract is in the $6M range.

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Video- Flyers Lose 5-2 At Home To Rangers

Philadelphia defenseman Kimmo Timonen discusses the game after today’s loss.

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Video- Hit Of The Night

Referee Stephen Walcom on Kimmo Timonen of the Flyers.

Walcom received two for ....

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ECF Preview? East’s Best, Flyers and Lightning Duke it Out in Tampa

“Playoff atmosphere”…

“Statement game”…

Two overused hockey clichés, yes, but each applied to last night’s tilt between the Eastern Conference’s top two clubs, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

It was, without a doubt, a playoff-type atmosphere at the St. Pete Times Forum, in a back-and-forth, physical affair that resulted in the virtual tie of a shootout victory for Philadelphia.

And the statement that was made in Philly’s 4-3 win is that both of these clubs are for real, each a legitimate contender when the postseason hits, and that a playoff series between the two would be intensity at its best.

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The Kunitz Hit

from Scott Burnside of ESPN,

At the time, Chris Kunitz’s flying hit on Kimmo Timonen early in the game looked like it had the potential to be a controversial part of the day’s proceedings. But by the end of the afternoon, no one seemed all that interested in making a big deal of it.

Kunitz flew into Timonen just behind the Flyers’ net in the first six minutes of the game, and the initial look suggested he had either hit or grazed Timonen’s head with his forearm or elbow….

“Man, it’s a hard hit,” Philadelphia coach John Stevens said. It was kind of an odd game. This Kunitz, he plays hard. Originally, I thought he left his feet. Now, I’m not sure if he left his feet or he just went in the air when he went through the hit.”

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Questions for John Stevens

Some questions for Philadelphia Flyers coach John Stevens today.

Q.  Can you talk about what Kimmo will mean not just on the ice, but off the ice in the room if he does come back and play on Sunday?

        COACH STEVENS:  Well, he’s a huge part of our team.  I mean, through this year he’s progressed and in the playoffs he’s really taken his game to another level.  I think just his presence around our team all year, he’s got deep respect by all his teammates.  He just has composure all the time.  I think that’s infectious on our team.

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Flyers Lose Timonen

from the Philadelphia Inquirer,

Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen was diagnosed with a blood clot in his left ankle today. He will be out for the remainder of the playoffs.

The diagnosis was made at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Timonen said.

“I got hit with a shot in Game 4 against Montreal,” said Timonen, 33. “It’s been getting sorer and sorer every day. We thought we’d get it checked out because it didn’t get better and they found a blood clot.

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added 8:35pm, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren answered some questions today from the media regarding Timonen…
added 9:12pm , Kimmo Timonen answers some questions and the answers are below.

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Timonen Can Stop The Best

from Mike Sielski of phillyBurbs,

The Pittsburgh Penguins have Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin — two of the three most dynamic offensive forces in the NHL — playing on separate lines. So, the core question of this series was put to Trotz on Tuesday afternoon: If you were John Stevens, would you match Timonen against Crosby or Malkin?
 
“Wow,” Trotz, the head coach of Timonen’s former team, the Nashville Predators, said over his cell phone. “Which devil do you want to dance with? The Penguins will probably play Crosby with [Marian] Hossa, so I’d play him against them. ... The best way to answer is, whatever player whose game you think you need to take away most, that’s the guy to put Kimmo on. He can really take people’s games away from them.”

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