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Kimmo Timonen  #44

Chicago Blackhawks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: March 18, 1975  (AGE 40)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Kuopio, Finland
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: LAK / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 10th   (250th overall)
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2 (8x), last -- March 8, 2014 at TOR Assists: 4 (4x), last -- Oct. 27, 2011 vs. WPG Points: 4 (4x), last -- March 31, 2013 vs. WSH (1g, 3a) Blackhawks Career Totals: 10 GP, 0-0-0, -2 2014-15 STATS Home: 4 GP, 0-0-0, -1 Road: 6 GP, 0-0-0, -1 2014-15 NOTES: Skated in his 1,100th career game on March 21 at DAL ... Made his season and Blackhawks debut on March 2, 2015 vs. CAR ... Was previously held out of action due to blood clots. CAREER NOTES: Ranks fourth among active defensemen with 1,102 career games played ... Ranks third among active defensemen with 571 career points (117g, 454a) ... Ranks seventh among active defensemen with 117 career goals; tied with Teppo Numminen for the most all-time goals by a Finnish defenseman ... Ranks third among active defensemen with 454 career assists.
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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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday