NHL Suspends Torres Indefinitely For Hit On Hossa

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Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The NHL suspended Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres indefinitely Wednesday for his hit that knocked out Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa during Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Following the hit, the 33-year-old Hossa was taken off the ice on a stretcher and hospitalized briefly.

NHL officials will meet with Torres in New York on Friday for a hearing.

The Coyotes lead the best-of-seven series 2-1. Game four is set to take place Thursday night in Chicago.

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