Blood clot likely to sideline Timonen for East finals

Updated: May 9, 2008, 12:11 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Flyers All-Star defenseman Kimmo Timonen will likely miss the Eastern Conference finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins because of a blood clot in his left ankle.

Huge blow to Flyers

Imagine if the Detroit Red Wings learned perpetual Norris Trophy nominee Nicklas Lidstrom was gone for the playoffs. Now you have an idea of the shocking turn of events for the Philadelphia Flyers, who learned late Thursday afternoon that top defenseman Kimmo Timonen likely ...

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