2:09 PM EST, Thu February 11, 2016

Raffi Torres clears waivers, can play for Barracuda on Saturday

Raffi Torres has reportedly cleared waivers and is now eligible to resume playing in the AHL for the Barracuda, which faces San Antonio on Saturday night. Torres, 34, was placed on waivers Friday by the Sharks but went unclaimed by… Continue Reading → The post Raffi Torres clears...
Pension Plan Puppets Jan 29, 2016

Should the Maple Leafs claim Raffi Torres? Here are better ideas

NO! NONONONONONONONONONONONO! Today on TSN1050's evening drive, Brian Hayes said that the Maple Leafs should claim San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres off waivers, listen at the 28:00 mark here. This is silly, he hasn't played all season. Why claim a guy? Do they need some bodies? Yeah, especially after the sell off that's expected at the trade deadline. Torres was suspended 41 games at the start of the season for interference and a head check in the preseason! He hasn't played an NHL game since OCTOBER and the Leafs should claim him!? I know they don't want to interrupt the Marlies...
San Jose Mercury News Jan 29, 2016

Report: Sharks put Raffi Torres on waivers

Raffi Torres, the San Jose Sharks' left wing who began the season serving a 41-game suspension, has been placed on waivers.
Fear The Fin Jan 13, 2016

Raffi Torres assigned to Barracuda

The Sharks have assigned Torres to the AHL and placed Zubrus on IR The Sharks announced in a press release this afternoon that they have assigned Raffi Torres to the San Jose Barracuda (he has also been placed on the Sharks active roster) and that forward Dainius Zubrus has been placed on injured reserve. From the release: "We're proud of how hard Raffi has worked over the last four months to continue to rehab from his injury," said Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer. "We know Raffi can be a very effective player for our team and this assignment will allow him to get back into game shape." As...
San Jose Mercury News Jan 13, 2016

Sharks put Zubrus on injured reserve, clearing spot for Torres

The San Jose Sharks clear a roster spot for Raffi Torres, whose 41-game suspension has ended, by placing Dainius Zubrus on injured reserve because of an upper body injury.

Cult of Hockey: What's wrong with the Oilers power play?

For two months now the Edmonton Oilers have had an atrocious a power play by National Hockey League standards. Power-play aces like Taylor Hall, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Jordan Eberle aren’t just struggling to score, they’re not even creating many scoring chances. They’re all chipping in at far below their career averages. Just how bad are things? […]
San Jose Mercury News Jan 11, 2016

Raffi Torres eligible but unlikely to play for Sharks on Thursday

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres ends his 41-game suspension after Tuesday night's game in Winnipeg, but a knee procedure in December likely will prevent him from getting back on to the ice for a while.

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