Timonen has been with the Flyers since 2007 and helped lead the Flyers to the Stanley Cup in 2010, his first and only appearance in the Finals. The defenseman is nearing the end of his career and might retire without ever lifting the Cup.
The Courier-Post's Dave Isaac reports Timonen might not be ready to hang up his skates following this season as many expect. If the Flyers don't win the Stanley Cup this season, he could be back in 2014-15. Timonen said "there's a lot of different options why I leave that door open. Winning the Stanley Cup, that's obviously the biggest one."
Timonen, who turns 39 next Tuesday, has four goals and 22 assists for 26 points in 61 games this season. The 5'10", 196 lbs. defenseman is coming off his best game of the year netting two goals in the Flyers 4-3 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday. He also was the alternate captain for Finland's bronze medal winning team last month.
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