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Get your Kleenex, Flyers fans: Video tribute for Timonen

There was no speech from Kimmo Timonen, but maybe that’s fitting.

A short ceremony doesn’t represent his lengthy, successful career; that said, flying a bit under the radar does.

He was an excellent defenseman for the Nashville Predators and won a Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks, but for many, he’ll always be a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.

The team honored him on Wednesday night, and there was some fun interplay between Timonen and Claude Giroux during the ceremonial puck drop:

Not every eye was dry, apparently:

Scott Hartnell provided a humorous, heartfelt tribute to Timonen, which you can see here.