Flyers extend Kimmo Timonen 1 year

Updated: June 13, 2014, 2:29 PM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced a one-year contract extension for veteran defenseman Kimmo Timonen.

According to an NHL source, it's a deal with a base salary of $2 million and bonuses that could push it close to $4 million if Kimonen, 39, activates them.

The structure of the deal allows the Flyers to keep the salary cap hit low, and roll any bonuses achieved into next year's cap number. It's important because Philadelphia is close to the cap and still needs to sign restricted ...

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