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Trying to keep up with the Chicago Blackhawks would be unwise for the Minnesota Wild.
The NHL suspended Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres indefinitely on Wednesday for knocking Chicago's Marian Hossa out of the game _ and maybe the playoffs _ with a shoulder blow to the head.
Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres was suspended indefinitely Wednesday for a hit that knocked Chicago's Marian Hossa out of Game 3 in the teams' opening-round playoff series.
Martin Hanzal scored 9:29 into overtime and the Phoenix Coyotes opened the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
On Oct. 14, the morning after Jay Beagle suffered a concussion in a fight with Arron Asham and had to leave the Washington Capitals' game at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Laich had some pretty pointed comments about the league's protocol process.
Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook is out of the game against the Calgary Flames because of an undisclosed upper body injury.
Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist, and Chicago's Joel Quenneville became the 10th coach to earn 600 NHL victories as the Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames 4-2 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.
The Chicago Blackhawks have given Stan Bowman a three-year contract extension through the 2015-16 season, rewarding the youngest general manager in the NHL with more opportunities to bring home another Stanley Cup championship.
The NHL came down hard Monday on a pair of players for illegal hits in a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild.
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was ruled out of Tuesday night's Game 4 against Vancouver, two days after taking a hard hit from the Canucks' Raffi Torres.
Phoenix Coyotes forward Vernon Fiddler once blocked a shot on the top of his left foot that was so hard the puck sliced through his skate and left him limping.
Veteran defenseman Brent Seabrook agreed to a five-year, $29 million contract extension with the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks have heard all the questions from the skeptics. They know they seem like a long shot to repeat as Stanley Cup champion after losing their goaltender, goal-scoring hero and eight other players from last June's roster.
The Chicago Blackhawks, who have lost seven players since winning the Stanley Cup a month ago, said Monday they plan to keep 23-year-old restricted free agent defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson.
"I don't think we need to give them any kind of response. We have to play our game, and we have to play the way that we know we can play," Seabrook said.
Seabrook said Monday he was doing fine.