New York, NY (Sports Network) - San Jose forward Raffi Torres has been
suspended for the remainder of the Sharks' second-round series against the Los
The punishment stems from Torres' illegal hit to the head of Kings forward
Jarret Stoll during the second period of Los Angeles' 2-0 Game 1 win on
Torres, who was assessed a minor penalty for charging on the play, is no
stranger to being suspended. He received a 25-game ban, which was later
reduced to 21, during last year's West quarterfinals for a devastating hit
on Chicago's Marian Hossa.
The Kings and Sharks play Game 2 Thursday night.
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