Report: Flyers, Kimmo Timonen Working On One-Year Extension

UPDATE: 2/6, 9:52 PM

Panotchio has now reported that the Flyers are very close to a one-year, $6 million deal with the veteran defenseman which is the latest, most credible report out there.

That is actually not so bad considering Matt Carle got $5.5 million per year in Tampa.

Remember to keep it here for details as they come.

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Per Hockey Buzz Eklund, the Philadelphia Flyers have extended the contract of defenseman Kimmo Timonen by one year.

Per CSN Philly Flyers insider Tim Panotchio, however, nothing is done officially:

He would later Tweet that GM Paul Holmgren remarked that talks were underway but nothing is set in stone.

In 5 1/4 seasons, Timmonen has racked up 28 goals, 183 assists, and a +38 ratio. He’s also one of the league leaders in shots blocked, recording 175 in 2010-2011 as a Flyer. Timonen is currently the team’s associate captain and has made it to two All-Star games as a Flyer.

We are awaiting more details from the team, and will update following that.

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