Raffi Torres RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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