Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen sidelined for season

Kimmo Timonen stands near center ice after his goal was reviewed and disallowed in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 5-4. (Tom Mihalek/AP)

Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen will miss the final three games with a compression fracture in his right foot.

“Kimmo will be fully recovered in four to five weeks,” Flyers general Paul Holmgren said in a statement released by the team.

This season the 38-year-old Timonen has appeared in all 45 games with five goals and 24 assists.

He averaged 21 minutes, 46 seconds.