Raffi Torres

Phoenix Coyotes v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Three

Blackhawks Hope To Even The Score After Brutal Hit

The Blackhawks are hoping to even the score in more ways than one in Game 4 against the Phoenix Coyotes at the United Center Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Marian Hossa is taken off the ice in a stretcher after taking a hit from Coyotes forward Raffi Torres. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Quenneville Rules Hossa Out For Game 4

Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville did not have much of an update on Marian Hossa, but did rule him out of Thursday’s Game 4 against the Coyotes.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Raffi Torres. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Raffi Torres Suspended Indefinitely, Will Have In-Person Hearing Friday

Coyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended indefinitely for his hit on Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Jim Cummins. (Elsa Hasch/Allsport)

Ex-Blackhawk Cummins Discusses Torres’ Hit

Former Blackhawks player Jim Cummins joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show Wednesday morning to discuss Raffi Torres’ hit on Marian Hossa.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Tyson Nash. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Coyotes TV Analyst Says Torres’ Hit Is ‘As Clean As You’re Going To Get’

Phoenix TV analyst Tyson Nash amazingly said “that is as clean of a hit as you are going to get.” Then, after many replays, Nash reiterates, “I don’t have a problem with this.”

670 The Score–04/18/2012

Brendan Shanahan. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Shanahan’s Reactionary Chaos Takes Its Toll

NHL punishment czar Brendan Shanahan caught so much flack for his soft, inexplicable non-suspension of Shea Weber, that I was worried he would overcompensate and hammer Andrew Shaw far worse than deserved.

670 The Score–04/18/2012

Marian Hossa lays on the ice after getting hit by Raffi Torres. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: The NHL Has Spun Out Of Control And Only Idiots Are Left To Fix It

The inconsistencies have left even non-hockey fans confused, but even worse, it has left the players on the ice confused.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Raffi Torres collides with Dylan Olsen. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Getty Images)

Raffi Torres Calls His Hit On Hossa A ‘Hockey Play’

This probably won’t surprise anyone, but Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres doesn’t think there was anything wrong with his hit on Marian Hossa.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Daymond Langkow #22 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates between Jonathan Toews #19 and Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Fall To Coyotes In OT, 3-2

Mikkel Boedker scored 13:15 into overtime, and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in their wild and physical opening-round Western Conference playoff series.


Marian Hossa is taken off the ice in a stretcher after taking a hit from Coyotes forward Raffi Torres. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hossa Leaves On Stretcher After Hit From Torres

A year after delivering an illegal blow on Brent Seabrook in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Torres took a run at Marian Hossa Tuesday night and sent the Blackhawks forward off the ice on a stretcher.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Raffi Torres and his wife at Sunday's Halloween party. (Photo courtesy Paul Bissonnette Twitter page)

Did Hockey Player’s Halloween Costume Cross The Line?

On Sunday night, the Phoenix Coyotes hosted their annual Halloween party, and winger Raffi Torres showed up covered in blackface — a traditional makeup applied to make one appear to be African American.


Dan Carcillo. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

New Hawk Carcillo Takes Aim At Canucks

Dan Carcillo is most famous for agitating Blackhawks fans for two games during the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals, when his aggressive play made him an instant villain in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Nathan Horton falls to the ice motionless. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hoge: Canucks Once Again Prove To Be Spineless Thugs

The Vancouver Canucks are taking advantage of the lack of accountability the NHL has provided with its hypocritical enforcement of league rules.

670 The Score–06/07/2011

Raffi Torres scores the game winner. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Canucks Score In Final Seconds To Take Game 1

Raffi Torres ended an ugly Stanley Cup finals opener with a dramatic flash of beauty as the Vancouver Canucks won Game 1.

670 The Score–06/01/2011

Chicago Blackhawks vs Vancouver Canucks

Bernstein: Canucks Ready For Epic Choke Job

Here’s all you need to know about the mental titans that are the Vancouver Canucks.

670 The Score–04/26/2011

Jonathan Toews and Daniel Sedin

Blackhawks And Canucks In A Whole New Series

Even when the Chicago Blackhawks trailed Vancouver 3-0 in their opening-round playoff series, captain Jonathan Toews was convinced the Canucks were a beatable team.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2011

Nick Leddy and Duncan Keith

Blackhawks Blank Canucks, Stay Alive

Facing elimination once again, the Chicago Blackhawks scored two goals within 25 seconds of each other to run away with their second consecutive win.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Brent Seabrook

Seabrook Out For Game 5, Remains Day-To-Day

As the Chicago Blackhawks try to once again fight off elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they’ll have to do it once again without defenseman Brent Seabrook.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

David Bolland

Bolland Returns To Lineup, Seabrook Out For Game Four

The Blackhawks received some good news and some bad news on Tuesday. The good news is that center Dave Bolland will return to the lineup. The bad news is that defenseman Brent Seabrook won’t play in game four.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Chris Campoli and Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks Fight To Keep Their Season Alive

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook took a big hit from Vancouver Canuck Raffi Torres. Seabrook says he’s OK, but after watching the replays, he said the initial hit was to his and the hit deserved a suspension.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011