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Here's how we will honor Kimmo Timonen's return with a chant at Flyers-Blackhawks

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If you're going to the game tonight, join in!

Chant KIMMO! KIMMO! KIMMO! at the 4:40 mark of each period!

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Weeks ago, when it looked like Kimmo Timonen would return to the Wells Fargo Center ice in a Flyers jersey this season, we proposed welcoming him back like this:

We want to do something based on what Ottawa did for Daniel Alfredsson back in 2012. Perhaps start spelling out K - I - M - M - O at 4:46, then, at 4:40, start chanting "KIMMO! KIMMO! KIMMO!" until the crowd dies down. So K at 4:46, I at 4:45 and so on.

You guys were pretty receptive to the idea!

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Tonight, Kimmo returns to Philly. It's not exactly as we originally planned, and he'll be doing it in a Chicago Blackhawks sweater. But we still think this chant is a perfect way to honor his legacy as a Flyer.

So, here's the plan: At Wednesday night's game, let's do this. Here's how it looked in Ottawa when they did it for Daniel Alfredsson:

Basically, just start yelling KIMMO! KIMMO! at the 4:40 mark of each period. This game is on national television, so let's get this going! Share this story so everybody in the building knows!