Kimmo Timonen Injury Update: Timonen, Jakub Voracek Expected To Return Against Devils

Kimmo Timonen and Jakub Voracek are both expected to return to the Philadelphia Flyers lineup Tuesday night against the New Jersey Devils.


Related: Flyers Vs. Devils: Philadelphia Looks For Bounce-Back Victory, Revenge Against New Jersey

Timmonen sat the past five games due to a back injury, snapping his streak of 248 consecutive games played.

"It's a tough thing," he said after the morning skate. "You don't want to miss games. I played 3 1/2 years not missing a game. I knew it was going to happen. I'm excited to be back."

He admitted the break helped him.

"Mentally, it's been great," Timonen said. "I played a lot of hockey the last four years. Obviously, the last 10 days I didn't do much. Mentally is was really good. Hopefully, it carries over."

Voracek missed three games with concussion symptoms.

For all news and information regarding the Philadelphia Flyers, please visit Broad Street Hockey. For updates and perspective on the New Jersey Devils, head on over to In Lou We Trust. For complete coverage on the NHL, check out SB Nation's dedicated hockey hub.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Philly

You must be a member of SB Nation Philly to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Philly. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.