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Kimmo Timonen

Kimmo Timonen  #44

Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1975
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, Finland
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: LAK / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 10th   (250th overall)
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 1 - Four times Assists: 2 - Three times Points: 2 - Four times TOI: 33:11 - April 17, 2008 vs. WSH Goal Streak: N/A Point Streak: 3 - Twice FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 0-0-0, +2 SECOND ROUND STATS: 4 GP, 0-0-0, +1 WCF STATS: 5 GP, 0-0-0, -3 SCF STATS: 2 GP, 0-0-0, +1 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Collected three hits in a postseason-most 16:45 of ice time in WCFG2. 2014-15 NOTES: Skated in 16 regular-season games with Chicago ... Made his Blackhawks debut on March 2 vs. CAR ... Appeared in his 1,110th career game on March 21 at DAL. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Tallied one assist in seven games with Philadelphia. CAREER NOTES: Ranks second among active defensemen with 454 career assists, third with 571 points (117g, 454a), fourth with 1,108 career games played and tied for seventh with 117 goals ... Tied with Teppo Numminen for the most all-time goals by a Finnish defensemen.
Olympic All-Star Team (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004, 2007, 2008, 2012) Traded to Nashville by Los Angeles with Jan Vopat for future considerations, June 26, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), October 31, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Gavle (Sweden), November 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kuopio (Finland-2), January 3, 2005. Traded to Philadelphia by Nashville with Scott Hartnell for Nashville's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) in 2007 Entry Draft, June 18, 2007.
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After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

— Bruins president Cam Neely on the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between Boston and Montreal at Gillette Stadium on
Jan. 1, 2016