Video: Timonen basically gets body-slammed


Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final has been a bumpy ride so far for Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Kimmo Timonen.

During the first period, Timonen took a hooking penalty on Valtteri Filppula, yet it was the penalty he drew that really made for a memorable visual.

There’s a remarkable cross-section between professional wrestling and hockey fans, so here’s the question: what move best describes the collision Timonen was in here?

Here’s one submission from Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski:

Either way, many believe that it will be an adventure whenever the veteran is on the ice.

Update: He didn’t get much time to thrive or struggle in the middle frame, either: