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Orange County Register

Sharks' Raffi Torres receives 41-game suspension for hit on head of Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg

The NHL struck back at Raffi Torres on Monday, suspending the San Jose Sharks forward for 41 games and effectively banning him from action for the first half of the 2015-16 season for his illegal hit to the head of Ducks winger Jakob Silfverberg....

Working the Corners | San Jose Mercury News

Raffi Torres' suspension history

Sharks forward Raffi Torres will have a hearing Monday with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety regarding his illegal hit to the head on Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg. Torres has been suspended four times in his NHL career, but is technically… Continue Reading →

San Francisco Chronicle

Sharks’ Torres suspended for half of season

NEW YORK — Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss half the season and lose more than $440,000 in salary after being suspended by the NHL on Monday for a hit on Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg. Torres, who will be eligible to return on Jan 14 when the Sharks host Edmonton, has played just 12 regular or postseason games the past two years because of knee injuries. According to ESPN, Torres has been suspended four times for a total of 33 games since 2011 for late or illegal hits.

San Jose Mercury News

NHL slams Sharks' Raffi Torres with 41-game suspension

Torres' illegal hit on Anaheim Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg in an exhibition game leads to second-longest suspension in NHL history.