Raffi Torres RUMORS & NEWS

  • After ‘yet another medical procedure,’ Torres won’t play again this season

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Friday, Toronto Maple Leafs property Raffi Torres — still a member of San Jose’s AHL affiliate, despite being traded earlier this week — announced he wouldn’t be playing “professional hockey for the remainder of the season,” in order to rehab from “yet another medical procedure.”" February 26

  • Sharks place Torres on waivers

    San Jose Mercury News "Raffi Torres has been placed on waivers, a source confirmed. Torres, whose two-week conditioning assignment with the Barracuda expired earlier this week, was still recovering from knee surgery he had in December and will need more time for conditioning. After he was eligible to return from..." January 29

  • Suspension winding down, Torres return uncertain for Sharks

    CSN Bay Area "Raffi Torres’ historically long 41-game suspension is winding down, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll be back for the Sharks-Oilers game on Jan. 14 when he’s eligible to return. The 34-year-old forward underwent a surgical procedure on Dec. 11 on his right knee, according to general..." December 30

  • Torres likely to join Sharks after suspension ends, if healthy

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks recently passed the quarter pole of their 2015-16 regular season. For Raffi Torres, that means he’s passed the halfway point of his half-season suspension. The 34-year-old forward has 17 games remaining on his league-imposed 41-game sentence for hitting Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg in..." December 05

  • Raffi Torres apologizes for his hit on Anaheim's Jakob Silfverberg and accepts his suspension

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks general manager Doug Wilson broke his silence Thursday, as did Raffi Torres, on the suspension that will cost the player half the season. Wilson said the organization "fully supports" the 41-game suspension handed to Torres for his head-high hit on Anaheim's Jakob Silfverberg on..." October 09

  • Torres won’t appeal 41-game suspension

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sounds like Raffi Torres is accepting his punishment. Per Sportsnet, Torres won’t appeal his 41-game suspension for an illegal hit to the head of Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg. The report comes just days after the NHL’s Department of Player Safety levied one of the longest disciplinary rulings..." October 07

  • Sharks' Torres to have NHL hearing over illegal hit

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks forward Raffi Torres will have a phone hearing Monday with the NHL's Department of Player Safety regarding his illegal hit to the head on Anaheim's Jakob Silfverberg. According to the NHL, Torres waived his right to an in-person hearing with the league. By offering Torres an in-person..." October 05

  • Sharks' Torres suspended 41 games for preseason hit

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for 41 games, without pay, for interference and an illegal check to the head against Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg during a preseason game in Anaheim on Saturday, Oct. 3, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety..." October 05

  • Torres suspended pending hearing

    NBC Sports "According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Raffi Torres has been suspended pending his disciplinary hearing with the league for his hit on Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg. Torres was assessed a match penalty for targeting Silfverberg’s head on Saturday night. The 33-year-old missed all of last season..." October 04

  • Sharks' Raffi Torres could be facing another suspension after ejection

    TSN "San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres could be facing another suspension by the National Hockey League after receiving a match penalty for an illegal hit to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg. Torres was assessed the penalty in the first period of Saturday's exhibition..." October 04

  • Torres expects to be physically ready by Sharks opener

    CSN Bay Area "Physically, Raffi Torres says he’s good to go for the Sharks first regular season game next Wednesday in Los Angeles. That doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll be in, as coach Pete DeBoer has yet to announce his final roster, let alone who will be playing against the Kings. But, it does mean that..." October 01

  • Sharks hopeful Raffi Torres will be fit to participate at training camp

    The Score "The San Jose Sharks may finally see a return on their investment in Raffi Torres. The bottom-six forward, limited to 12 just games in the first two seasons of his three-year, $6-million deal due to a string of knee injuries, could be healthy enough to participate in training camp. "He's..." September 14

  • San Jose Sharks: Torres' knee feels good, but he'll train cautiously

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks forward Raffi Torres said Saturday his surgically repaired right knee is feeling good, but he will take a cautious approach when training camp starts next week. Torres had surgery in Minnesota in late February in a second attempt to repair the ACL in his knee that was torn in a Sept. 20,..." September 13

  • Sharks' Torres planning to return in 2015-16 after latest surgery

    CSN Bay Area "In his words, injured Sharks forward Raffi Torres can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Speaking to reporters for the first time since his latest surgery, Torres said he’s preparing on being ready to go for the 2015-16 training camp. The 33-year-old has had numerous right knee..." March 14

  • Sharks' Torres undergoes another surgery, new timetable set

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks forward Raffi Torres underwent another knee surgery, general manager Doug Wilson announced on Thursday. Torres, 33, has missed the 2014-15 regular season as he rehabs. It was revealed over the summer that Torres developed a pair of infections in his surgically repaired knee that..." February 26

  • Injured Shark Raffi Torres 'has a long way to go' before returning, coach says

    San Jose Mercury News "Injured Sharks forward Raffi Torres skated on his own before his teammates took the ice for Wednesday's practice, but do not expect to see him in the lineup anytime in the near future. "It's an individual that's on the ice, on his own just to experiment with it," coach Todd McLellan said. "But..." January 15

  • Sharks forward Raffi Torres hopes to be back on the ice next week

    San Jose Mercury News "Veteran forward Raffi Torres has had to stay off the ice for more than seven months, but he can still joke that the prolonged recovery of his right knee after a September 2013 preseason collision could be "karma biting me in the butt." He knows others might look at the complications from the..." November 26

  • Raffi Torres still hasn't had surgery

    CSN Bay Area "Raffi Torres has still not had surgery to re-repair the ACL in his right knee, general manager Doug Wilson told CSNCalifornia.com over the weekend. Torres, who suffered multiple infections in his repaired knee after the 2014 playoffs, is expected to have surgery later this month. The forward..." September 09

  • Sharks' Raffi Torres could miss half the season

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks left wing Raffi Torres must undergo a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular-season games last season, the team announced. That could cause him to miss half the season. The problem developed after an infection from the ACL repair that Torres..." August 21

  • Raffi Torres might rejoin Sharks on Wednesday

    Pro Hockey Talk "Raffi Torres has missed almost the entire season with a knee injury, but it looks like the San Jose Sharks will get him back when it matters the most. The gritty and controversial forward participated in Friday’s optional practice and might return as early as Wednesday’s game against the..." April 05

  • Sharks' Torres out indefinitely; Hertl still not close

    CSN Bay Area "Once again, Sharks forward Raffi Torres doesn’t want to put a timeframe on a potential return date to the lineup. Torres is likely to miss his sixth straight game on Thursday, when the Sharks host Anaheim in a showdown for first place in the Pacific Division. The forward played in five of the..." March 20

  • Raffi Torres finally back in Sharks lineup

    San Jose Mercury News "Raffi Torres is back, baggage in hand. The hard-hitting Sharks forward with the reputation for playing on the edge -- and sometimes over it -- is expected to be in the lineup for the first time this season Thursday night when San Jose begins its post-Olympic stretch run against the Philadelphia..." February 26

  • Torres hopes to return this season, but isn’t close yet

    Pro Hockey Talk "San Jose forward Raffi Torres has already missed three months since he sustained an ACL injury during a preseason contest, but he won’t be able to rejoin the Sharks in the near future. “I’m just trying to stay around 60 percent,” Torres told CSN Bay Area. The 32-year-old has been skating in..." December 29

  • Sharks not quite the same without Brent Burns, Raffi Torres

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks are back home, so maybe time for an assessment of sorts now that this zig-zag of a road trip is in the rear-view mirror. The Sharks went 3-1-1, grabbing seven of 10 points. Yes, they stole those two points in Vancouver, but, as Todd McLellan noted, they've had points stolen from them..." November 18

  • Sharks' Torres undergoes surgery for torn ACL

    CSN Bay Area "Raffi Torres had surgery on a torn right ACL on Thursday morning and will miss at least three to five months of the season. Torres 31 was hurt in a preseason game last Friday Sep. 20. He signed a three-year $6 million contract extension with the Sharks this summer. One option could be for..." September 26

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Hearing SJ's Raffi Torres may have ACL injury. No confirmation yet tho Sharks will update soon. If torn there goes a good chunk of season.

  • Sharks' Raffi Torres could miss 3-4 months with ACL injury

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks forward Raffi Torres will likely miss a minimum of six weeks and possibly much longer after suffering an ACL injury in his right knee on Friday. According to general manager Doug Wilson the Sharks have not made any final determination as to whether Torres will have surgery. That..." September 23

  • Torres hurt in preseason home opener against Ducks

    CSN Bay Area "Raffi Torres was injured in the second period of the Sharks’ preseason game against Anaheim on Friday night after a collision with Anaheim’s Emerson Etem. On an Anaheim rush Etem attempted to remain onside by dragging his leg behind him at the blue line. A backchecking Torres didn’t have time..." September 21

  • Raffi Torres re-signs with Sharks for three seasons

    CBS Sports "The San Jose Sharks liked what they saw of Raffi Torres in just a short amount of time to re-sign the infamous forward to a three-year extension. According to Elliotte Friedman, the deal will pay Torres $6 million over the three years for a cap hit of $2 million. Torres was acquired by the..." June 20

  • Raffi Torres wants to remain with Sharks

    San Jose Mercury News "Raffi Torres wants to stay a Shark. And the feeling appears to be mutual. Torres, who becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1, was among the players cleaning out their lockers Thursday, a too familiar ritual after every playoff exit. And while he talked about the aftermath of the hit on Los..." May 30

  • Sharks Torres suspended for rest of series for Stoll hit

    TSN "San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for the remainder of the second round for his illegal check to the head on Jarret Stoll of the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 on Tuesday. Torres attended an in-person hearing at the NHL offices on Thursday. Stoll did not return to the game..." May 16

  • Sharks' Torres scheduled for in-person hearing on Thursday

    TSN "San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will have an in-person disciplinary hearing in New York at Noon et on Thursday for his hit on Jarret Stoll of the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 on Tuesday. The in-person hearing means Torres could be suspended for five or more games. Stoll did not return to..." May 16

  • Coyotes trade Raffi Torres to San Jose Sharks

    ArizonaSports.com "Torres, 31, has scored five goals and tallied seven assists in 28 games this season. A veteran of 11 NHL seasons, Torres is known for the 21-game suspension he received after leveling Chicago's Marian Hossa during the first round of last year's Stanley Cup Playoffs. Torres has a reputation for..." April 03

  • Hawks nail Torres, and then drill Coyotes 6-2

    Chicago Tribune "Jamal Mayers punched Raffi Torres in the face, then Patrick Kane punched the rest of the Coyotes in the gut. It didn't take long for the Blackhawks to get their reprisal on Torres and not much longer to get the last laugh, too, as they drilled the Coyotes 6-2 on Thursday night at Jobing.com..." February 08

  • Coyotes' Torres vows to change ways

    Chicago Tribune "Phoenix Coyotes winger Raffi Torres had plenty of time to think about how to alter his style of play while serving a 21-game suspension for an illegal hit on the Chicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa last spring during the playoffs. Having been fined or suspended six times for reckless play, Torres..." February 07

  • Coyotes' Raffi Torres is facing Marian Hossa again

    USA Today "Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres will be skating against the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night for the first time since his big hit on Chicago's Marian Hossa in the first round of the playoffs last season, which resulted in a hefty suspension from the league. Hossa left the ice on a..." February 07

  • Day of reckoning for Coyotes' Torres

    Chicago Tribune "Not long after delivering an illegal hit on Marian Hossa that sent the Blackhawks winger to the hospital with a severe concussion last spring, Raffi Torres called and told Hossa he planned to change his style of play. "That's what he actually said, that he was going to have lots of time to work..." February 07