We've heard a lot of different things lately as to why and how Ilya Bryzgalov has been able to turn his season around in recent weeks.

Kimmo Timonen, who until Tuesday night had been an observer for five games while he nursed a back injury, thinks he knows why Bryzgalov's season is suddenly coming up all roses as spring arrives.

He's happy, the Finnish defenseman said.

"It's not easy to come from a different team with totally different expectations," Timonen said. "You know, you talk about Phoenix media, there's not much pressure. You come here to Philly and it's a lot more media, a lot more pressure and it takes time.