RAFFI TORRES NEWS

Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together as teammates and the San Jose Sharks jumped on top of Jonathan Quick and the rival Los Angeles Kings with a 6-3 victory in their playoff opener Thursday night. Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and Marc-Edouard Vlasic also scored for the Sharks, who managed just 10 goals against Quick in losing...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will There Be a Death in the Kings/Sharks Series

I can't even FIND my blogs anymore Not ONE person took me up on making predictions? I know 500,000 people are coming here each week, but NO REPLIES? So why not throw out the dumbest headline imaginable. If Raffi Torres was killed during this series, would anyone care (except his family of course)? I wouldn't. I hate the SOB So does most of the league Do does...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres uncertain for playoff opener

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Raffi Torres is making progress but it's still unclear whether he'll play for the San Jose Sharks in their playoff opener Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings.
Via FOXSports.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Raffi Torres possible return on Wednesday night

The San Jose Sharks have announced that Raffi Torres could return to the line-up as early as Wednesday night.Raffi Torres missed almost the entire season with a torn ACL in his right knee. He was injured at the end of preseason. He missed 59 games before he returned in late February. He played five games and was sidelined again with the same injury on the same knee. He practiced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres might rejoin Sharks on Wednesday

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 Anaheim Ducks. “I think [Anaheim] would be a good first game if we were going to play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Torres out indefinitely; Hertl still not close

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 team’s first six games after the Olympic break, returning from ACL surgery in September...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Returns, Sharks Look Strong

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, Raffi Torres played his first game of the season and scored twice on the checking line. Logan Couture is back from his injury and was flying on a line with Patrick Marleau and Martin Havlat. And Joe Pavelski had the hat trick on a line with Joe Thornton and Brent Burns. If the Sharks can stay healthy they're definitely in a group of five or...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres finally back in Sharks lineup

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 Flyers. An accidental collision in a September exhibition game tore the anterior cruciate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks' Raffi Torres, Logan Couture anticipating Thursday return

Rookie Phenom Tomas Hertl won't be back on the ice for the San Jose Sharks anytime soon, but he's the lone holdover on the list of injured fins as forward Raffi Torres makes his 2013/14 debut after tearing an ACL in the preseason.Torres has been rehabbing for the past five months and has recently begun full contact practices. "I didn't think I'd be able...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres ready to return

Raffi Torres likely is one week away from playing his first game of the season, but the Sharks forward is already looking back on his five-month rehab period as "a little speed bump in the road" after undergoing knee surgery. "I didn't think I'd be able to get back this fast because my last time it took over a year to feel really good," Torres said Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 addition to his off-ice exercises, but he can’t push himself too hard without...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks not quite the same without Brent Burns, Raffi Torres

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 this season, too. No one ever said hockey was always fair. But the bottom line is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks F Torres has knee surgery

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres has undergone surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. Torres had the operation Thursday and general manager Doug Wilson says he is expected back later this season. Torres was injured in a collision with Anaheim forward Emerson Etem last Friday. The Sharks were counting on Torres to provide energy and physical play this year. His acquisition...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks' Torres undergoes surgery for torn ACL

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 the Sharks to keep Torres out until the Olympic Break in February when the NHL shuts down...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Underwent Knee Surgery Today

SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that forward Raffi Torres underwent successful surgery this morning to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. The surgery was performed by Dr. Arthur Ting. "Raffi's surgery went very well and we look forward to having him back in our line-up later this season...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Surgery possible for Sharks' Torres

The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee. Torres was injured in a collision with Anaheim forward Emerson Etem on Friday night. Torres and the Sharks will decide in the next few days whether he needs surgery. If he rehabs the injury, he might miss only the first month. If he needs surgery, he would likely...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks F Raffi Torres sidelined with knee injury

The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee. Torres was injured in a collision with Anaheim forward Emerson Etem on Friday night. Torres and the Sharks will decide in the next few days whether he needs surgery. If he rehabs the injury, he might miss only the first month. If he needs surgery, he would likely...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Out Minimum of Six Weeks After Suffering ACL Injury, Could Miss Up to Four Months

Raffi Torres will be sidelined to start the regular season after suffering a knee injury during Friday night’s preseason game against the Ducks. In Torres’ first taste of game action since being suspended during the 2013 Western Conference semifinals, Torres collided awkwardly with Anaheim’s Emerson Etem during the second period in what Sharks head coach Todd McLellan called...
Via NESN.com
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Out With Knee Injury

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. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) September 23, 2013   Nothing set, but sounds like minimum 6 weeks for Raffi. Worst case, he's out 3-4 months. Final decision from #SJSharks in a couple days — Kevin Kurz (@KKurzCSN...
Via Kukla's Korner
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cam Gore: Sharks retain Torres for three more years

San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson has signed the hard-nosed winger Raffi Torres to a three year deal worth a reported 6 million. He was once on the top of list for most hated players by Sharks fans, but after he was traded by Phoenix at the deadline he became a Shark and will be for the foreseeable future. Torres was part of the Oilers team that beat the Sharks in 2006 and he was also the man...
Via HockeyBuzz
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Re-Sign Raffi Torres to 3-Year Contract

The San Jose Sharks took care of one of their top offseason priorities today, re-signing free agent left-winger Raffi Torres. Torres was acquired by the Sharks at the trade deadline from the Phoenix Coyotes and played in 11 regular season games and the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs. During his short stint with the Sharks, he contributed six points, while racking up...
Via BaySportsNet
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks re-sign Raffi Torres

Well then. I guess you either love him or hate him, and the San Jose Sharks fell in love with Raffi Torres. Per the Sharks: San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed forward Raffi Torres to a three-year contract. “We are very excited to bring Raffi back to the San Jose Sharks,” said Wilson. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks re-sign Torres for three years

The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Raffi Torres to a three-year contract that will keep him off the free-agent market next month. General manager Doug Wilson announced the signing on Thursday. Torres was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on July 5. Bringing Torres back was a major offseason priority for Wilson despite the forward's suspension for the final...
Via Fox Sports
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Bringing Back Raffi Torres Would be a Good Fit for the San Jose Sharks

There is a growing sense that Raffi Torres’ stint with the San Jose Sharks may extend beyond his brief 11 game regular season and first round playoff appearance during this recently finished 2012-2013 season. Acquired in a trade at the trade deadline from the Phoenix Coyotes, the one-time nemesis of the Sharks, added speed and physicality to the Sharks from the moment he laced...
Via BaySportsNet
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Comparing The Dave Bolland Hit Last Night To The Recent Raffi Torres Hit

So, what's the difference between the Bolland hit and the Torres hit? League discipline is laughable at this point. — Kevin Kurz (@KKurzCSN) June 2, 2013 First the Bolland hit from last night and in case you are wondering, the NHL will take no action on the hit.     Below is the Shanahan video of the Torres hit and to refresh your memory, Torres was suspended...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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