Post Tagged with: "Kimmo Timonen"

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A Flyers Norris Trophy Candidate? Damn Streit!

Does the thought of a Norris Trophy candidate who will turn 37-years-young in December raise an eyebrow? What if I added that this defenseman is part of the “lacking unit” […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Have We Seen the Last of Kimmo Timonen?

With optimism yielding to realistic logic, all signs are indicating that we have seen the last of Kimmo Timonen in the NHL. After the 15-year veteran was indefinitely sidelined due […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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Timing Is Everything For Del Zotto & The Flyers

Michael Del Zotto can rest easy now that he has Philadelphia to call home. Chances are, however, he won’t. After signing the 24-year-old defenseman to a one-year, $1.3 million deal, […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
The Risk of Blood Clots and Kimmo Timonen’s Uncertain Future

The Risk of Blood Clots and Kimmo Timonen’s Uncertain Future

Hockey is a game that forces you to spend years refining your skills. Hockey is a lifeline that’s been entrenched in your genetic makeup since childhood. Hockey is what you’re recognized […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Tremors On Defense: Flyers Scrambling To Replace Timonen

We all know the famous phrase, “The rich get richer.” But what about the poor getting poorer? The latter best describes the Flyers’ blue line situation upon the latest news […]

by · August 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Cup Drought Pushes Flyers Back to the Drawing Board

Flyers fans will once again watch another team lift the Stanley Cup in June. Really, it’s nothing new; 39 years to be exact. With Philadelphia’s Stanley Cup drought a year […]

by · May 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
Kimmo Timonen, Flyers Approaching End Of An Era

Kimmo Timonen, Flyers Approaching End Of An Era

At 39-years of age, Kimmo Timonen has been around the block a time or two. In 15 seasons, seven with the Flyers, the Finnish defenseman has played in over 1,000 […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Predicting the 2013-14 Flyers Team Awards

Every year in one of the team’s final home games, a number of Flyers team awards are given to the players.  This year, the awards will be presented in the […]

by · April 10, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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You Cannot Win Without Puck-Moving Defensemen

In the past three games, the Flyers have defeated the fifth, sixth, and eleventh best teams in the NHL in terms of points.  They have played some of their most […]

by · February 8, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Who Is the Flyers’ #1 Defenseman?

Will the real Flyers #1 defenseman please stand up? Chris Pronger (may his career RIP) was the glue that held the Flyers blueline together for the better part of two […]

by · January 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Philadelphia Flyers
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The Flyers Badly Overpaid for Mark Streit & Defense

Big surprise here: a bold and highly contentious acquisition made by the Philadelphia Flyers appears to be biting them, again. The culprit this time? 35-year-old defenseman Mark Streit. The sample […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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Kimmo Timonen’s Regression Impacting Philadelphia

A little under eight minutes into the first period in what would be the Philadelphia Flyers’ first win, assistant captain Kimmo Timonen was called for a holding penalty that led […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers