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]
Raffi Torres is suspended pending discipline hearing for hit on Jakob Silfverberg last night. Torres received a Match penalty.
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) October 4, 2015
Silfverberg suffered an injury in the play. [Today’s Slapshot]
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]
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]
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