PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Friday night, the Flyers announced that they have trade defenseman Kimmo Timonen to the Chicago Blackhawks.
Ron Hextall announced that the Flyers would receive a second round draft pick for 2015 as well as a conditional draft pick for 2016.READ MORE: 'It Just Takes Time': Sixers Coach Doc Rivers Confident Ben Simmons' Chemistry With Teammates Will Return
Timonen has not yet played this season after being diagnosed with blood clots last summer. He was recently cleared to return to the ice and had been skating with the Flyers for the last few weeks.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Boy, Man Shot In Head Near Lincoln High School, Philadelphia Police Say
Timonen has played in 1,092 NHL games over 15 seasons. He was acquired from Nashville, along with Scott Hartnell, in 2007.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Proposing New Legislation To Combat Sexual Assaults On College Campuses
The Flyers and Blackhawks will square off on March 25th, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center.