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Kimmo Timonen

Kimmo Timonen  #44

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. Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for Chicago's 2nd round choice (later traded to Toronto Toronto selected Jeremy Bracco) in 2015 Entry Draft and future considerations, February 27, 2015. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to blood clots in right leg and both lungs. Officially announced his retirement, June 16, 2015.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016