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May 15, 2013 11:28 am

Torres offered in-person hearing

Per several reports, Raffi Torres has been offered an in-person hearing with the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety for his late second period hit on Jarret Stoll.

It does not mean that Torres will meet in-person with the NHL. He has the right to waive his in-person hearing.

An in-person hearing means the NHL has the option to levy a suspension of longer than five games, though it is not a definite indication that a suspension of any length is imminent.

A reverse angle of the hit, which wasn’t previously embedded, is below.

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