Twitter weighs in on Torres suspension

Raffi Torres. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
May 17, 2013, 12:00 AM

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San Jose Sharks winger Raffi Torres continues to be a polarizing figure in National Hockey League circles and his Game 1 hit on Los Angeles Kings forward Jarret Stoll – regardless of what you think of the legality of said hit – has generally only cemented pre-existing notions concerning this repeat offender. Let’s face it: right or wrong as it relates to this particular incident, Torres’ reputation preceded him.

Torres’ suspension, barring a successful appeal, will last the duration of his team’s second round series.

The conversation on the feisty forward, as you can imagine, will survive much longer. Especially via social media.

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