Torres has been suspended indefinitely following his crushing hit on Marian Hossa in Game 3 of the Coyotes' first-round series with the Blackhawks on Tuesday night. Torres was set to meet with the NHL on Wednesday, but that in-person hearing will be pushed back until Friday at the request of Torres and the NHLPA.
Torres will be forced to sit out Game 4 set to take place Thursday.
A much longer ban could be coming for Torres, who has a checkered history. Torres has been suspended twice in just over the last year. That includes a two-game suspension for a similar hit on Minnesota's Nathan Prosser, in which Torres left his feet and connected with a shoulder to Prosser's head. His elbow to Jordan Eberle's head last season also earned him a four-game suspension.
The fact that Hossa needed to be carried off the ice on a stretcher won't help Torres' case, either, as the NHL factors injuries into the decision-making process as well.
See the hit in the video below.
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