FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2012
NEW YORK – Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres
has been suspended indefinitely, pending an in-person hearing Friday, April 20, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today The hearing, which had been planned for today, was deferred at the request of the player and the National Hockey League Players' Association.
The hearing will be convened at the NHL’s New York office for a hit Torres delivered to Chicago forward Marian Hossa 11:42 into the first period of Game 3 of the teams’ Western Conference Quarterfinal series in Chicago on Tuesday, April 17.