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03-25-2013, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Psuhockey View Post
Agreed. I also find it hard to believe that the Flyers would sign him to an expensive extension for next year and then move him.
This is all about Timonen getting his name on a Stanley Cup. If the Flyers think that they aren't in a position to win this year (as well as next), they don't want him in his last few years to be on a retooling club. Timonen has been very good to the Flyers and vice versa. From what I also heard, this was discussed at the time Timonen signed the extension as well, so it's not a complete surprise.

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