Kimmo Timonen
Kimmo Timonen
Flyers - Defenseman
NUMBER: 44
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
WEIGHT: 194
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 03/18/1975
AGE: 39
BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, FIN
DRAFTED: LAK: 1993-250 overall
2009 Playoffs: Went scoreless in the first five games of the series... Recorded 30:15 of ice time in Game Two at Pittsburgh on Apr. 17.
2008-09 Regular Season:
- Flyers Career Regular Season Totals: 157 GP, 11-76-87, 104 PIM
- Career Regular Season Totals vs. Penguins: 26 GP, 3-16-19, 28 PIM
- 2008-09 Single Game Regular Season Highs: Goals - 1 (three times); Assists - 4 (vs. PIT, 12/13/08 - new career high); Points - 4 (vs. PIT, 12/13/08); Shots - 6 (twice); Plus/Minus - +4 (twice); TOI - 31:40 (vs. CAR, 12/11/08 - new career high)
2009-10 Playoffs: Had a goal and assist in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final vs. Chicago… Had an assist in Game 4… Had three assists in Eastern Conference Finals vs. Montréal… Had assist on game wining goal in Game 4… Had two assists in Eastern Conference Semi Finals vs. Boston… Had three assists in Eastern Conference Quarter Finals vs. New Jersey
Regular Season: Finished second on the team in assists (33)… Played in 800th NHL game on 3/18 at Dallas… Won a bronze medal with Team Finland for the second time (1998) in his fourth Olympics, where he recorded four points (2G,2A) and a +2 rating in six games… Reached his 100th assist as a Flyer vs. Pittsburgh on 1/24… Reached his 200th game as a Flyer on 1/7 at Pittsburgh… Recorded his 400th NHL point (assist) vs. Buffalo on 11/14… Recorded his 300th NHL assist vs. Washington on 10/6… Had a four-game point streak, recording four assists (10/27-11/6). 2008-09: Recipient of the Barry Ashbee Trophy (second consecutive year) as the team’s most outstanding defenseman, as voted by a panel of sportscasters and sportswriters… Set new career highs in a single game for assists (4) and TOI (31:40)… Appeared in his 700th NHL game at STL on Jan. 31… Led the team in blocked shots (164) and finished second on the team in average TOI (24:31) and tied for second on the team in assists (40)... Led the defense in assists and points (43)... Had 10 points (all assists) and led the team in March in assists in 14 games… Recorded 13 points (1G,12A) in 13 games, leading the team in assists and plus/minus (+8) in December... Recorded four assists (new career high) vs. PIT on Dec. 13… Registered 40+ points in each of the last six seasons and has averaged over 20 minutes played per game for the last eight seasons. 2007-08: Missed four games of Eastern Conference Finals vs. Pittsburgh due to a blood clot in his left foot...Recipient of the Barry Ashbee Trophy as the team’s most outstanding defenseman, as voted by a panel of sportscasters and sportswriters…Was first on team in average time on ice (23:34) and power play assists (26, tied for ninth in the NHL)...Led Flyers defensemen in points with 44 (8G,36A - 13th in the NHL)…Was third on team in blocked shots with 129...Was scoreless at Toronto on March 11 after recording at least an assist in six consecutive games (10A)... Was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star Team for third time (2004 & 2007 - was scoreless in NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 27)…Recorded three assists vs. NY Islanders on March 8... Was named First Star vs. Florida on Jan. 16 after registering a goal and two assists...Is the first Flyers defenseman to record consecutive three-point games since Garry Galley accomplished the feat during the 1991-92 season...Was named Second Star at Washington on Jan. 13 after recording a goal and two assists...Missed two games (Dec. 15 & 16) due to a lower body injury...Game at Colorado on Dec. 7 was his 600th game in the NHL...Was named First Star vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 10 after recordinga goal (his first goal as a Flyer) and three assists (tied his career high for assists and points in a game)...Posted an assist at Edmonton on Oct. 6, his first point as a Flyer...Was scoreless at Calgary on Oct. 4, his first game as a Flyer.

CAREER
Has registered 40 or more points in each of the last six seasons and has averaged over 20 minutes played per game for the last eight seasons…In eight seasons with the Predators (1998-99 through 2006-07), Timonen recorded 79 goals and 222 assists for 301 points and 348 penalty minutes in 573 regular season games…Is first on the Predators All-Time List in points (301), assists (222) and games played (573)…Was named the third captain in Predators history on October 3, 2006…Has participated in two NHL All-Star Games (2004 and 2007) and in three Winter Olympic Games as a member of the Finnish Olympic Team…Was named to the All-Tournament Team as Finland won the Silver Medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics…2006-07: Posted 55 points (13G,42A) and 42 penalty minutes in 80 games for Nashville…His 55 points were first among Nashville defensemen and were tied for 11th among NHL defensemen…His 42 assists and 55 points were new single season career highs…Led the Predators in power play points with 26 (8G,18A) and average time on ice (21:50)…Was second on the team in plus/minus (+20) and in blocked shots (115)…2005-06: Led Nashville defensemen with 50 points (12th among NHL defensemen)…Finished second on the team in assists (37), power-play points (36) and average time-on-ice (22:26)…Became second Nashville defenseman in history to record 50 points (Marek Zidlicky)…Posted a six-game scoring streak with eight points (2G,6A – Jan. 13-24)…Recorded his 200th career NHL point at Phoenix on October 13…2004-05: Recorded 17 points (4G,13A) and six penalty minutes in 12 games for KalPA Kuopio (Finland), helping win the Mestis league championship with 10 points (3G,7A) and four penalty minutes in eight playoff games…2003-04: Led Nashville in shots (180), time-on-ice (23:52 - 4th consecutive year)…Ranked second on the team in power-play points (30), and ranked fifth among NHL defensemen in power-play points and goals (8)…Finished third on Nashville in assists (32)…Appeared in his first NHL All-Star Game in 2004…Played in his 400th career NHL game at Pittsburgh on March 4…2002-03: Led Nashville in assists (34), power-play points (28) and average ice time (22:25)…Finished second on Nashville in points (40 – 18th among NHL defensemen)…Posted his 100th NHL assist vs. Pittsburgh on February 27…Had a career-high and season-high seven-game point streak with 8 points (1G,7A – Feb. 23 through Mar. 7)…2001-02: Led Nashville and set a franchise record in average time-on-ice (24:12)…Played over 20 minutes in 79 of 82 games…Ranked second on the team in assists (29) and third in points (42)…Finished third among NHL defensemen in power-play goals (9) and seventh in goals (13)…2000-01:Led Nashville in average time-on-ice (23:11)…Led team defensemen in goals (12), assists (13), points (25) and power play points (14)…1999-00: Named to the 2000 NHL All-Star Game, but did not play due to injury…Missed 31 games due to injury…Led Nashville defensemen in assists (25 – 3rd on the club) and points (33)…Finished second on the club in power-play points (16) and third in average time-on-ice (21:05)…Scored the Predators’ first-ever penalty shot attempt vs. Montreal on November 18…1998-99: Appeared in 50 games with Nashville…Made his NHL debut at Anaheim on December 17 and recorded his first NHL point (assist) vs. Detroit on December 23…Recorded 15 points (2G,13A) and 22 penalty minutes in 29 games with Nashville’s IHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals…Named to the IHL All-Star Game, but did not play due to call up to Nashville…Led all Predators’ rookies in scoring with 12 points (4G,8A)…Amateur Career: Played three seasons with TPS Turku (Finland) from 1994-95 through 1996-97…Posted 16 goals and 39 assists for 55 points and 50 penalty minutes in 143 regular season games…Recorded 13 points (3G,10A) and 26 penalty minutes in 34 postseason games…International Career:Won a silver medal with Finland at the 2006 Winter Olympics…Played for Team Finland at the 2005 World Championships…Helped team Finland finish second at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, leading all defensemen (3rd overall in World Cup) with 6 points (1G,5A)…Represented Team Finland at the 2003 World Championships…Played for Team Finland in the 2002 Winter Olympics and 2002 World Championships…Won a silver medal with Finland at the 2001 IIHF World Championships…Played for Team Finland in the 1999 World Championships…Won a bronze medal with Finland in the 1998 Winter Olympics…Played in three World Junior Championships with Finland (1993, 1994 and 1995).