Posts tagged "Raffi Torres"

The NHL Needs To Suspend Raffi Torres For Life

The NHL Needs To Suspend Raffi Torres For Life
On Saturday night, Raffi Torres did what Raffi Torres does. He delivered a cheap shot, injuring a player. Torres missed all of last season because of an ACL injury. But in his return to the ice, Torres targeted the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg – during a preseason game. Silfverberg left the game and did not return,... Read more »

Blackhawks Get Revenge, Blow Out Coyotes

Blackhawks Get Revenge, Blow Out Coyotes
Everyone wanted to see how the Blackhawks would perform in their first game against the Seattle Phoenix Coyotes with Raffi Torres in the lineup. Chicago answered the bell with their most dominant performance of the season. ...

Raffi Torres Suspended Indefinitely

Raffi Torres Suspended Indefinitely
Phoenix Coyotes thug forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after his disgusting hit on Marian Hossa in Tuesday night’s game. The league has requested an in-person hearing with Torres, and had reportedly asked for it to be on Wednesday but Torres and the NHLPA requested the meeting be pushed back. The... Read more »
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Blackhawks-Canucks: Why Vancouver's Kevin Bieksa Should Be Suspended [video]

Here is how the NHL rules outline the Instigator Rule: “46.12 Instigator in Final Five Minutes of Regulation Time (or Anytime in Overtime)– A player who is deemed to be the instigator of an altercation in the final five (5) minutes of regulation time or at any time in overtime shall be assessed an instigator minor... Read more »

Dave Bolland Returns, Blackhawks Blow Canucks Out of Chicago

Let’s not waste time with the box score. Kevin Bieksa should have received an instigator penalty for jumping Viktor Stalberg in the final five minutes of the game. And Raffi Torres, who the NHL decided didn’t need to be suspended again, got kicked out and was hit with 10 penalty minutes. Torres went out of... Read more »