Marian Hossa had a long time to think about this. He finished last year stuck on 499 goals, and if he didn’t spend the entire offseason imagining the precise circumstances of his milestone goal, he knew he wanted a goalie to be involved.
Earlier today the NHL announced that Raffi Torres will be suspended for 25 games for this violent hit on Marian Hossa.
In a Stanley Cup playoffs on pace to smash records for game misconducts, it appears its most dangerous hit to date will be one that escaped on-ice punishment. In the first period of tonight's Game Three, Coyotes enforcer Raffi Torres left his feet to hit the Blackhawks' Marian Hossa; Hossa was unable to move from…
After years of the NHL screwing fans, a few owners are now trying to screw the league. No one weeps for Gary Bettman, because turnabout is foul play.
The dogpile on Marian Hossa has been sufficient and thorough. The Wings beat Hossa's Penguins last year. Then the Penguins beat Hossa's Red Wings. Goat cheese.