Originally written on Puck Daddy  |  Last updated 6/25/14
Rare is the NHL waiver move that gets written up on gay sports websites, but Sean Avery wasn't your typical NHL player. The big question these days is whether the 31-year-old New York Rangers training camp cut can actually be called an NHL player this season, or will be in subsequent seasons. Rangers GM Glen Sather hopes Avery remains in the NHL; and despite the seeming finality of this week's roster move, Sather left the door open for Avery's return to the Rangers if he accepts a demotion to the AHL Connecticut Whale rather than leaving for Europe, and if conditions change for the Blueshirts. From Larry Brooks at the NY Post: Of course we could recall him if he's in Hartford and earns that," Sather said as the Rangers skated on an NHL-sized rink for the first time in nine days. "You never know; somebody could play his way off this team. I think Sean has been a good player for us, but you have to get the perspective from the coaches on that." … "Personally, I like Sean. I like a lo...
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