Hockey Headlines: Torres Suspension; Kassian News; Players on Waivers

The latest news, rumors and happenings from around the world of hockey:

Raffi Torres has been suspended 41 games by the NHL. [CBC][Sportsnet]

The Flyers have placed defenceman Andrew MacDonald on waivers. [Broad Street Hockey]

Does Scott Harrington have a shot at sticking with the Leafs? [Today’s Slap Shot]

Do more hockey players do drugs behind the scenes? [TSN]

Zack Kassian is some trouble after a car accident. [Yahoo], [National Post]

Mike Babcock’s team is showing a lot of patience with the young players. [Sportsnet]

Dylan Larkin will be on the Wings roster to start the season. [M Live]

John Gibson is headed back to the AHL. [OC Register]. Will the Ducks be able to overcome their game seven troubles? [Daily News]

Women love hockey too. Deal with it. [Oilers Rig]

Third overall pick Dylan Strome will have to wait for his chance at the NHL. [Arizona Sports]

Another Oilers goalie bites the dust. [CBS Sports]

Wayne Gretzky discusses Connor McDavid. [Edmonton Sun]. Peter Chiarelli is trying to temper expectations on the young star. [Edmonton Journal]

Pascal Dupuis won’t be playing on opening night. [Pens Labyrinth]

The Penguins may have gotten a real steal in Daniel Sprong. [HockeyBuzz]

And finally, a career comparison for Crosby and Ovechkin. [The Hockey News]