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Raffi Torres

Raffi Torres  #13

San Jose Sharks  Left Wing
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: October 8, 1981  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: NYI / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
2013-14: Missed the last 17 games of the season (injury) Recorded at least one point and was a plus-player in 4 of his 5 games played this season (3-2=5, plus-4) Fired nine shots on goal in his five games played Returned to the lineup after missing 59 games on Feb. 27 at Philadelphia and scored two goals.
OHL All-Rookie Team (1999) OHL Second All-Star Team (2000, 2001) Traded to Edmonton by NY Islanders with Brad Isbister for Janne Niinimaa and Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, NY Islanders selected Evgeni Tunik) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 11, 2003. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to knee injury vs. Detroit, December 15, 2007. Traded to Columbus by Edmonton for Gilbert Brule, July 1, 2008. Traded to Buffalo by Columbus for Nathan Paetsch and Vancouver's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Columbus selected Petr Straka) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 3, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 25, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 2011. Traded to San Jose by Phoenix for Florida's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Phoenix Phoenix selected Pavel Laplante) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to knee surgery, September 26, 2013.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016