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Bleeding All Blue:
Sean Avery made his debut for the Connecticut Whale last night, scoring an empty net goal and immediately having a fight as the CT Whale defeated the Adirondack Phantoms 4-2 to take over first place in the division. The news of Avery being back on the ice and scoring, even if an empty-netter, was welcomed by Avery's Army of fans. Glad Sean is back on the ice, but he still is not the answer for what ails the New York Rangers.
Avery at his best plays on the edge in all facets of the game. He has shown that in flashes over the past couple of seasons, but whether it be Avery himself or coach John Tortorella restraining him there has not been enough of that version on the ice. When Avery plays without his edge he serves little purpose to the team. He can still bring some energy and work the cycle down low, if the Rangers establish a forecheck, but it is not enough to warrant the level of cries for his return. At this stage in his career Avery is likely a fourth line or at b...
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Larry Brooks of the New York Post has confirmed that the New York Rangers will be placing forward Sean Avery on re-entry waivers tomorrow. All 29 other teams will have an opportunity to claim Sean over a 24-hour period, but if he clears as expected, he would be eligible to play Thursday against the Anaheim Ducks.
I am very surprised to see Avery being recalled after everything...
Larry Brooks of the New York Post tweeted that he has confirmed the New York Rangers will place forward Sean Avery on re-entry waivers Monday. Should he clear he would be able to play on Thursday against Anaheim. Most don't seem to think that Avery is going to get claimed by another team on re-entry. This feels like a move to appease the fan base for a slow start and not...
We got news late Sunday afternoon that the New York Rangers have plans to place forward Sean Avery, currently in the AHL with the Connecticut Whale, on re-entry waivers sometime today (most likely around noon). It will take 24 hours for Sean to clear through the waiver process, assuming he is not claimed by another team for half price, therefore making him eligible to join the squad...
… these just get better and better and better. Photo courtesy of our friends at Photoshop The Rangers
According to Larry Brooks via Twitter (his source was Bommer Esiason and Nick Kypreos), Sean Avery will be placed on re-entry waivers tomorrow. Whether another team is interested in acquiring him is uncertain, but chances are Sather is giving the fans (well half of them anyway according to our polls) what they want.
For the other half of this fan base, all we can hope for now is...
The New York Rangers will be placing Sean Avery on re-entry waivers, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post. If Avery does make it back to the Rangers without being claimed by another NHL team he will be eligible to play on Thursday against the Anaheim Ducks. More on this as it comes [...]
Connecticut Whale 4, Adirondack Phantoms 2
By Brian Ring
Glens Falls, NY, October 28, 2011 - The Connecticut Whale defeated the Adirondack Phantoms, 4-2, Friday night at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The win was the fourth straight for the Whale, who moved into first place in the Northeast Division with their triumph over the Phantoms.
The Whale took the first lead of the game while...
Also, other news and notes from around the league
Update, 9:06 p.m.:Will be talking Avery recall on WGBB 1240AM Long Island tonight at 10:50 p.m. You can also listen live by clicking here. Update, 4:17 p.m.:Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy had posted this about what would happen capwise if Avery was claimed by another team on re-entry waivers..."If Avery were claimed on re-entry waivers, his salary would be paid by and count...
Connecticut Whale 3, Worcester Sharks 2 (SO)
By Brian Ring
Worcester, MA, October 29, 2011 – The Connecticut Whale defeated the Worcester Sharks, 3-2 in a shootout, Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA. Sean Avery provided the shootout winner for Connecticut, who won their fifth straight game. The Whale has earned at least a point in the standings in eight straight...
PHT: Can noted pest Sean Avery bring some focus, fire and consistency to New York?
OK, so he may not have physically been there, but Avery's presence was felt all the same. More »
According to various sources, Sean Avery is being recalled. He never should have been waived. On a team that desperately needs energy and some personality, Sean is the perfect solution. Welcome back Sean.
Sean Avery on re-entry waivers.....does anyone want him??
more to come.
During Thursday night's New York Rangers home opener, some disgruntled fans displayed their support for demoted uber-pest Sean Avery by unveiling a banner and later chanting "We Want Avery" late in the third period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Those Rangers fans on the pro-Sean Avery side of the rink will get their wish later this week ... if he can clear re-entry...