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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.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process