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Encyclopedia > Raffi Torres
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Nickname(s) Tico
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
216 lb (98 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Edmonton Oilers
New York Islanders
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born October 8, 1981 (1981-10-08) (age 26),
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 6th overall, 2000
New York Islanders
Pro Career 2003 – present
Website raffitorres.com

Raphael "Raffi" Torres (b. 8 October 1981 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional hockey forward of Mexican and Peruvian descent in the National Hockey League who has played for the New York Islanders and who currently plays for the Edmonton Oilers. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... In sports, the term winger is the name of a position, including football, rugby union, rugby league and field hockey. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... // A nickname is a name of a person or thing other than its proper name. ... Tico Torres (born Hector Samuel Juan Torres on October 7, 1953 in Colonia, New Jersey) is the drummer and percussionist for Bon Jovi. ... Stature redirects here. ... Weight, in the context of human body weight measurements in the medical sciences and in sports is a measurement of mass, and is thus expressed in units of mass, such as kilograms (kg), or units of force such as pounds (lb). ... The pound or pound-mass (abbreviations: lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass (sometimes called weight in everyday parlance) in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... “Kg” redirects here. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... A childs first birthday party. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... The 2000 NHL Entry Draft was held from June 24 to 25 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta following the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft on June 23 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... NHL redirects here. ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ...


Playing career

Torres was drafted in the 1st Round, 5th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He decided to pursue his hockey career through the ranks of the OHL rather than playing university or college hockey. Thus, in his draft year, he was playing for the Brampton Battalion where he spent his entire major junior career. After one more year in Brampton Torres made the jump to the American Hockey League playing both wings for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... The 2000 NHL Entry Draft was held from June 24 to 25 at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta following the 2000 NHL Expansion Draft on June 23 for the Columbus Blue Jackets and Minnesota Wild. ... OHL All-Star Game 2006 Opening Face Off. ... City: Brampton, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: December 3, 1996 Home Arena: Powerade Centre Colours: Olive, Yellow, Black, White Head Coach: Stan Butler General Manager: Stan Butler The Barrie Colts applying pressure at the Brampton Battalion net, while visiting the Powerade Centre. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ...


As the New York Islanders lost some players to injury, Torres was soon called up to play for them. He split his first two years between Bridgeport in the AHL and the New York Islanders of the NHL. Mike Milbury later dealt him to the Edmonton Oilers along with Brad Isbister in exchange for defenceman Janne Niinimaa. Torres only played one full season for Edmonton before the NHL lockout, during which he played for Edmonton's farm team, the Edmonton Road Runners. The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Michael James Milbury (born June 17, 1952 in Brighton, Massachusetts, USA) is a former defenceman for the Boston Bruins. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Brad Isbister (born May 7, 1977 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a professional ice hockey left wing who currently plays for the New York Rangers of the NHL. Isbister was drafted 67th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... Janne Niinimaa (born 22 May 1975 in Raahe, Finland) is a professional ice hockey defenceman. ... The Edmonton Road Runners were the American Hockey League affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers that began play in the 2003-04 season and suspended operations in 2005. ...


In the 2005-06 season Torres was part of the Edmonton Oilers team that made it to the playoffs and eventually lost the Stanley Cup final to the Carolina Hurricanes in seven games. Raffi Torres recently appeared as a guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he was jokingly described as the most dangerous type of hockey player: Mexican. The NHL unveiled a new logo for the 2006 Stanley Cup Playoffs. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The Daily Show (currently The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) is a Peabody and Emmy Award-winning American satirical television program produced by and airing on Comedy Central. ... Not to be confused with John Stewart ,Jon Alan Stewart or John Stuart. ...


Career statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998-99 Brampton Battalion OHL 62 35 27 62 32 - - - - -
1999-00 Brampton Battalion OHL 68 43 48 91 40 6 5 2 7 23
2000-01 Brampton Battalion OHL 55 33 37 70 76 8 7 4 11 19
2001-02 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 59 20 10 30 45 20 8 9 17 26
2001-02 New York Islanders NHL 14 0 1 1 6 - - - - -
2002-03 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 49 17 15 32 54 - - - - -
2002-03 New York Islanders NHL 17 0 5 5 10 - - - - -
2002-03 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 11 1 7 8 14 23 6 1 7 29
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 20 14 34 65 - - - - -
2004-05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 67 21 25 46 165 - - - - -
2005-06 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 27 14 41 50 22 4 7 11 16
2006-07 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 15 19 34 88 - - - - -
NHL Totals 275 62 53 115 219 22 4 7 11 16

City: Brampton, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: December 3, 1996 Home Arena: Powerade Centre Colours: Olive, Yellow, Black, White Head Coach: Stan Butler General Manager: Stan Butler The Barrie Colts applying pressure at the Brampton Battalion net, while visiting the Powerade Centre. ... OHL All-Star Game 2006 Opening Face Off. ... The Bridgeport Sound Tigers are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, that serves as the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The New York Islanders are a professional ice hockey team based in Uniondale, a hamlet located on Long Island in Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States. ... NHL redirects here. ... The Hamilton Bulldogs are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The Edmonton Roadrunners are the American Hockey League affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers that began play in the 2003-04 season. ...

External links

  • The Official Web Site of Raffi Torres
  • Raffi Torres at TSN.ca
  • Raffi Torres's NHL player profile
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Persondata
NAME Torres, Raphael
ALTERNATIVE NAMES Raffi
SHORT DESCRIPTION ice hockey player
DATE OF BIRTH 8 October 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

  Results from FactBites:
 
ESPN Fantasy Hockey 2006: Player News Archive (1213 words)
Torres, who was cut by a skate on Sunday but stayed in the game, did not play on Monday and is out indefinitely, according to the Edmonton Journal.
Torres put Edmonton on top 1-0 late in the first period on Friday when he beat Dwayne Roloson with a backhand shot for his 10th goal.
Torres beat JS Giguere with 5:29 remaining in the third period to give the Oilers a 3-2 win over the Ducks Sunday night.
Raffi Torres Chat (633 words)
Raffi Torres: Definitely, wearing the Canadian Jersey and then being able to score the overtime goal - that lead to bronze - was the biggest moment in my life up until this point.
Raffi Torres: The main thing is not to be afraid out there.
Raffi Torres: After the Sunday afternoon game here in Brampton there are usually 70 to 100 kids waiting to meet us or get autographs.
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