Hockey Headlines: Torres to Have Hearing with League; Silfverberg Injured

The NHL preseason has come to a close and a known bruiser is already facing a hearing with the league. This and more in today’s headlines:

Raffi Torres will have a hearing with the league after a hit to the head of Ducks’ forward Jakob Silfverberg. [San Jose Mercury News] Should Torres be allowed in the NHL after his numerous illegal hits? *EXPLICIT* [Battle of California]

Silfverberg suffered an injury in the play. [Today’s Slapshot]

The Capitals defeated the Islanders 6-2 in the preseason finale. [Lighthouse Hockey] The Capitals’ power play was at the forefront of the big win. [Washington Post]

Raphael Diaz and Jayson Megna cleared waivers for the Rangers. [Blueshirt Banter]

The NHL is not planning on test driving the coach’s challenge. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Joey Hishon (Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)
Joey Hishon (Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the odds are against Joey Hishon in Colorado. [Mile High Sticking]

Bill Lindsay was named the color analyst for all Panthers home games. [Litterbox Cats]

Ryan Wilson was released from his try-out contract with the Flames. [Calgary Sun]

Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello addressed Sunday’s roster cuts. [Maple Leafs Hot Stove]

The Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup rings contain 355 custom cut diamonds. [CBS Sports]

Blues’ prospect Robby Fabbri will have his tryout extended to the regular season. [The Score]

The Western Conference is expected to be wild yet again. [STLToday]

The reviews are pouring in for NHL 16. Here’s another. [Twinfinite]