Hockey Player

Raffi Torres

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Age 42
Birthday October 81981
Birth Sign Libra
City Toronto
Country Canada
Profession Hockey Player

Raffi Torres is a famous Hockey Player, born on October 8, 1981 in Canada. As of December 2022, Raffi Torres’s net worth is $5 Million. He played two seasons in the Ontario Hockey League before making his NHL debut with the Islanders in 2001.

Parents Anna Torres, Juan Torres
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Siblings Daniel Torres
Spouse Gianna Torres
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Raffi Torres Biography

Canadian left winger played for the Islanders Oilers, Blue Jackets, and Sabres before joining the Coyotes in 2011. Torres was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Juan and Anna Torres. His father emigrated from Mexico City with his family in the early 1970s, while his mother is from Lima, Peru, and is of Greek, Italian, and Serbian ancestry. The two met in Toronto. Juan Torres worked several jobs to support his family, including car inspecting and assembly for General Motors, newspaper delivery for the Toronto Sun, construction and general contracting. Anna Torres stayed at home until after Torres and his siblings grew up, at which point she became a personal trainer. At one point, Torres’ father became unemployed and the family applied to the Toronto Maple Leafs Foundation to financially support Torres’ hockey career. Torres is the second youngest among his three brothers..

He married Gianna Torres in 2009.

Raphael Torres (born October 8, 1981) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger. He was drafted by the New York Islanders fifth overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes and San Jose Sharks.

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Torres played major junior with the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), beginning in 1998–99. He scored at a point-per-game pace in his rookie season with 35 goals and 62 points, second in team-scoring to Jason Spezza. Improving to a team-leading 43 goals and 91 points in his second junior season, he finished seventh in league scoring and was named to the OHL Second All-Star Team. Qualifying for the playoffs, the Battalion were eliminated in the first round. Torres added seven points in the six-game series.

Raffi Torres Net Worth

Raffi Torres is one of the richest Hockey Player & listed on most popular Hockey Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Raffi Torres‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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House Living in own house.

He won a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships with Russia’s junior national squad in 2011.

Torres played major junior with the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), beginning in 1998–99. He scored at a point-per-game pace in his rookie season with 35 goals and 62 points, second in team-scoring to Jason Spezza. Improving to a team-leading 43 goals and 91 points in his second junior season, he finished seventh in league scoring and was named to the OHL Second All-Star Team. Qualifying for the playoffs, the Battalion were eliminated in the first round. Torres added seven points in the six-game series.

At the time of the draft, Islanders general manager Mike Milbury told reporters Torres’ chances of immediately joining the NHL was questionable. Following his first NHL training camp in New York, Torres was returned to Brampton in late September. Playing his third and final OHL season, Torres recorded 33 goals and 70 points over 55 games in 2000–01 and was named to the league’s second all-star team again. The Battalion advanced to the second round of the playoffs, where they were eliminated. Torres had 11 points in eight post-season contests.

Going into the 2000 NHL Entry Draft as a top prospect, Torres was selected in the first round, fifth overall, by the New York Islanders. The NHL Central Scouting Bureau described him as a player with some forechecking and offensive skills. The Islanders obtained the fifth overall pick used to acquire Torres from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for goaltender Kevin Weekes and defensive prospect Kristian Kudroc.

Who is Raffi Torres dating?

According to our records, Raffi Torres married to Gianna Torres. As of May 2022, Raffi Torres’s is not dating anyone.

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Torres was drafted out of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), where he played three seasons with the Brampton Battalion. He was a two-time OHL Second Team All-Star during his junior career. Beginning in 2001–02, he turned professional with the Islanders’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. He spent the better part of two seasons in the AHL before the Islanders traded him to the Oilers in 2003. He played five seasons in Edmonton, becoming a full-time NHL player with the club. He recorded career numbers as an Oiler in 2005–06, while also helping them to the Stanley Cup Finals that year. In the 2008 off-season, he was dealt to the Blue Jackets, where he played the better part of two seasons. After a brief stint with the Sabres in 2009–10, he signed with the Canucks and played one year for them where they reached the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals. Torres then signed with the Phoenix Coyotes and then with the San Jose Sharks. Internationally, he represented Canada at the 2001 World Junior Championships, winning a bronze medal.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Hockey Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Canada. Raffi Torres celebrates birthday on October 8 of every year.

After turning professional in 2001–02, Torres was assigned to the Islanders’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers following his second NHL training camp. Over the course of his professional rookie campaign, Torres was called up on four different occasions to the NHL. He received his first call-up to New York on November 24, 2001, making his NHL debut against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. Skating on the fourth line, he helped the Islanders to a 5–3 win. He notched his first point during a separate call-up on January 4, 2002, assisting on a goal by Mark Parrish during a 4–2 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins. It was his lone point with the Islanders over 15 NHL games that season.

Where is Raffi Torres now?

Today, Torres is living in Stouffville, Ont.

How many suspensions did Raffi Torres have?

The second was a high hit on Ducks winger Jakob Silfverberg that came days before the start of the 2015-16 campaign, and Torres was handed a record 41-game suspension as a repeat offender. It was after Torres returned from the 41-game suspension that his career seemed all but over.

Who hit Marian Hossa?

That infamous moment came on a brutal, blindside shoulder hit by the Coyotes’ Raffi Torres that rocked Chicago’s Marian Hossa’s jaw in a first-round series against the Blackhawks. Hossa was immediately carried off in a stretcher as he was unable to play the rest of the game.

What is the longest suspension in NHL history?

The longest suspension in NHL history, 30 games, was given to Chris Simon of the New York Islanders after he stepped on Jarkko Ruutu of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Where is Mason Raymond now?

Mason Raymond retired from hockey after winning bronze for Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The Cochrane, Alberta native currently lives in Calgary and has gone “back to his roots,” dipping his feet in both agriculture and auto businesses.

Torres began the 2002–03 season in Bridgeport for the second consecutive year. He received four call-ups to New York over the campaign, recording five assists over 17 games. At the NHL trade deadline, he was traded by the Islanders to the Edmonton Oilers, along with forward Brad Isbister, in exchange for defenceman Janne Niinimaa, as well as second-round and fourth-round selections in the 2003 draft.

Later that month, he was reassigned to Bridgeport for the remainder of the season. He finished with 20 goals and 30 points over 55 games with the Sound Tigers. Torres became an integral part of Bridgeport’s 2002 playoff run to the Calder Cup Finals, where the club lost in five games to the Chicago Wolves. Over 20 post-season games, Torres ranked third in team-scoring with eight goals and 17 points.

He began the 2003–04 season in the NHL, earning a roster spot with the Oilers. He scored his first NHL goal on October 9, 2003, against goaltender Evgeni Nabokov during a game against the San Jose Sharks. During the campaign, Torres was chosen to represent the Western Conference at the 2004 NHL YoungStars Game. The following month, he missed two contests due to an ankle injury. He recovered to finish the season with 20 goals and 34 points over 80 games. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, he played with the Edmonton Road Runners (the Oilers’ new minor league affiliate) of the AHL and tied for the team-scoring lead with Tony Salmelainen, recording 46 points in 67 games.

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