Post Tagged with: "Raffi Torres"

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

Hockey Handshake Etiquette: Then and Now

When you really look at it, the NHL is its own little weird universe. The playoffs have enough customs and traditions to make up a whole new cultural experience in […]

Sobotka signed with a KHL team this summer (Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE)

West Finals – Coyotes vs Kings Regular Season Recap

The Phoenix Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings made quick (no pun intended for the Kings) work of their Western Conference Semifinal foes and are in the midst of a long […]

by · May 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings
Raffi Torres Earned Every Moment of His 25-game Suspension

Raffi Torres Earned Every Moment of His 25-game Suspension

Ever since Brendan Shanahan dropped the hammer on Phoenix Coyotes’ forward Raffi Torres, suspending him for 25 games for a vicious hit on Chicago winger Martin Hossa. The suspension, the […]

by · April 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, News/Commentary, Suspensions
(Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Raffi Torres Suspended for 25 Games: What Does It Mean For the NHL?

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Lost in all the wonderful drama that has been occurring so far in these NHL playoffs has been an undercurrent of disdain among fans and pundits […]

by · April 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Suspensions
Mikkel Boedker certainly found a scoring touch last season and will be looking to repeat such results for the upcoming season. (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

Coyotes Down the Blackhawks in Third Straight Overtime Thriller

Corey Crawford is to Michael Leighton, as Mikkel Boedker is to Patrick Kane. It’s hard to tell whether Crawford was trying his best Leighton impression, or whether Boedker did his best Patrick Kane […]

by · April 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks
Mikkel Boedker certainly found a scoring touch last season and will be looking to repeat such results for the upcoming season. (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

Mikkel Boedker Emerges In Game 3 For Phoenix Coyotes

Mikkel Boedker has not received a tremendous amount of attention in the aftermath of Game 3. Quite understandably, the attention has been focused on the Raffi Torres hit and its […]

by · April 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Player Profiles
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Phoenix Coyotes – Chicago Blackhawks: Five Thoughts on Game Three

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor After the first two games of this series, it could easily be argued that the Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks were pretty evenly matched. Both games […]

by · April 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks
Mike Smith Still Key To Playoff Chances Of The Phoenix Coyotes

Mike Smith Still Key To Playoff Chances Of The Phoenix Coyotes

Radim Vrbata scored two goals and Mike Smith stopped 38 shots as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 2-0 on Thursday night moving into the Western conference’s top […]

by · March 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, News/Commentary, Player Profiles
Roberto Luongo in Long Island certainly makes sense. (Icon SMI)

Top 10 Worst Mike Milbury Trades, Contracts, and Transactions

Many might remember Mike Milbury as the hockey player who jumped into the MSG stands and beat a fan with his own shoe. Others might remember Milbury for his many […]

Rick Nash (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Eight Predictions for the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline

I have a love/hate relationship with the NHL Trade Deadline. As a fan of the game, it’s exciting to see players move to different teams to help win a city a championship. After the deadline, most NHL teams are set for the home stretch of the season leading up to the playoffs. You know who is going to be a contender and you know who is going to be looking forward to game number 82.

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Evaluating the Tenure of Scott Howson Part 1: Righting the Ship

When the Columbus Blue Jackets hired Scott Howson away from the Edmonton Oilers the team was coming off the sixth straight season in which they missed the playoffs.

by · January 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Columbus Blue Jackets, Trades Contracts and Transactions
NHL Needs Harsher Fines

NHL Needs Harsher Fines

Phoenix Coyotes left wing Raffi Torres has been suspended by the NHL for two games for his hit on defenseman Nate Prosser of the Minnesota Wild. Torres not only left […]

by · January 3, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Suspensions