The official statement from Raffi Torres, as released by the NHLPA:
TORONTO/NHLPA (April 21, 2012) - Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres issued the following statement today.
“My main concern is for the healthy recovery of Marian Hossa, and I hope that he will be able to get back on the ice to compete again soon. I sincerely regret injuring Marian.
Regarding the severity of the suspension issued, I will take the next few days to decide whether or not to appeal the decision.”