This mustard colored alternate air-knit gamer by Reebok was worn by Kimmo Timonen during the 2006-07 NHL season. Timonen is a native of Finland who spent the first 7 years of his professional career playing in his homeland. Timmo then joined the Nashville Predators in 1998-99 and spent 8 seasons with the club. He became the Predators Captain in October of 2006 and is also high atop many of the all-time Predators scoring records. Kimmo ranks 3rd in games played with 573; 3rd in assists with 222; 3rd in points with 301; and Timonen is the Predators all-time leader in power play goals with 46.
Timonen joined the Philadelphia Flyers in 2007-08 and has remained there ever since, 4 years and counting. Kimmo is a huge star in his country and has represented Finland in numerous World Championships, the World Cup of Hockey and 4 different Olympics! He has also appeared in 3 NHL All Star games.
Proudly sewn to the left breast of this gamer is the Captain’s “C”. The sleeves on this snazzy alternate have been custom shortened to Timonen’s specs. This would prove to be Timonen’s only alternate Captain’s jersey as a Nashville Predator as the Preds wore a single set of alternates in 2006-07, using them 13 times, and this was Kimmo’s last year with the club. The game wear on this 1st set size 54 sweater consists of stick and slash marks, board burns, board paint transfer, pilling and a team-sewn repair. Shown above are several beautiful photo matches of Timonen wearing this exact jersey in the November 25th game on home ice against the Detroit Red Wings during the 2006-07 season. On that night Kimmo notched a goal and an assist. Some historic performances occurred for Kimmo while wearing this exact jersey. On January 1st 2007 against Colorado while wearing this sweater, Timonen recorded 2 assists and became the first player in Nashville Predators history to record 200 assists. Then on January 9th 2007 against Anaheim while wearing this jersey, Kimmo scored a goal and assisted on the game winner in overtime as he went a remarkable +5 for the night. Sewn to the inside hem is the official NHL game worn jersey tagging. Sewn alongside is the official Nashville Predators game worn jersey and set tagging. Considered by many to be among the most attractive jersey styles in recent memory, this photo matched Captain’s jersey was worn by Timonen during a career year, one that saw him tally 55 points and become the first player in Nashville Predators history to notch his 200th assist while wearing this very sweater, choice! This jersey will be accompanied by a Predators team letter.