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The Rangers tweet that John Tortorella confirms Sean Avery will get his first start of the season tomorrow vs. the Canadiens....ok Sean, we chanted, we brought banners, we begged and even pleaded. Now here's your chance. Don't F it up.Meanwhile, Wojtek Wolski will be getting an MRI on his groin and is out tomorrow.Steve Zipay reports that Mike Rupp will have arthroscopic surgery on left knee next week....sounds like Wolski's going to be in the tub for awhile....tough break for Rupp. Luckily for the Rangers looks like Deveaux will be able to pick up the slack in his absence.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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When Sean Avery returns to the lineup tonight, it will be with very high expectations from the fans. Chants of “We Want Avery” rang down from the blue seats from the moment the Rangers touched home ice last week, and have continued in spurts throughout this homestand. When the Rangers play well, the chants are quiet, and sometimes met with harsh criticism from fans. But when...
As I anticipated, head coach John Tortorella has confirmed that he will be going with the same lineup tomorrow versus the Ducks as he did on Monday against the San Jose Sharks. That means Sean Avery, who practiced with the team for the first time today, will not suit up.
Avery told the Daily News that he completely understands why he will not be in the lineup, and agrees with...
Sean Avery's NHL return is on hold for at least one more game.
Avery rejoined the New York Rangers for practice Wednesday morning but was ruled out of Thursday night's home game against the Anaheim Ducks because coach John Tortorella wants to play the same lineup that beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Monday night.
''I didn't skate because of re-entry waivers...
Many Ranger fans love Sean Avery. Coach John Tortorella does not. Injuries have left him no choice and Saturday night the player that has antagonized rivals and had a rule named after him makes his regular-season debut.
Most AHL players do not have banners demanding their recall at the big league affiliate's home opener.
Most healthy scratches do not have their names chanted...
RANGERS FANS who brought signs and chanted for the return of Sean Avery will get what they wished for Saturday night.
TheNYRBlog reader Beth K. was lucky enough to run into Sean Avery after last night's Rangers victory over Anaheim. Beth says there were a lot of fans waiting for him after the game to offer their congrats on being called back up with the team...As always please continue to e-mail (email@example.com) your Rangers related pictures to me so I can post them on the blog.Remember...
… as I said over the last week, I would much rather see Avery in against the smaller, faster Montreal team than last night against Anaheim. This groin issue for Wolski is going to end up costing him a season eventually. This is happening way to much and way to soon into the season. Let’s [...]
Sean Avery skated with the Rangers on Wednesday but won’t play in Thursday’s game against Anaheim at Madison Square Garden.
Erik Christensen scored one of New York's three first-period goals, and the Rangers overcame a 1-for-9 effort on the power play to hang on for a 5-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Defensemen Dan Girardi and Michael Del Zotto also scored in the first to pace the Rangers, who swarmed Montreal in the opening period with a 16-3 shot advantage and earned their...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. - The Rangers needed Sean Avery back from his exile to Connecticut because Mike Rupp is out with...
The New York Rangers placed center Mike Rupp on injured reserve Saturday.
Rupp is expected to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this week.
Controversial wing Sean Avery is expected to receive ice time in place of the 31-year-old Rupp, who collected one goal and 14 penalty minutes in seven games this season.
The New York Rangers earned a key win their last time out as they work to put a sluggish start behind them. A matchup with the struggling Anaheim Ducks, along with the possible return of Sean Avery, could help them continue to do that.
Coming off their first home win, the Rangers may have the agitating Avery back in the lineup Thursday night as they try to deal the visiting Ducks...
Vancouver Canucks beat blogger Riley Trottier is back and better than ever. With some things to get off his chest. This week, things that bother him about the Canucks, "nothing", so he rants about ex New York Rangers forward Sean Avery, and CBC outspoken hockey commentator Don Cherry.