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The battle between Erik Christensen and Sean Avery for the Rangers' final roster spot wasn't much of a competition Sunday. Avery, the Blueshirts' scrappy winger, was a healthy scratch for their 4-1 preseason win over HC Slovan in Bratislava, Slovakia, while Christensen centered a line with Ruslan Fedotenko and Brandon Prust.
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So if you haven’t heard, word on the street internet is that Sean Avery will be placed on waivers and presumably will head to Hartford. Obviously with Avery being such a polarizing player, this news has been met with both criticism and acclaim.
Being the eternal centrists that we are, we decided to weigh the pros and cons of this move. We will let you, the people; decide...
The great debate is going on every where in New York Rangers Universe over who should be the 13th forward the Rangers keep. Should it be the watered down spark plug Sean Avery or the inconsistent but shootout master Erik Christensen?
Head coach John Tortorella just met up with the media to talk about the recent waiving of forward Sean Avery, the state of the defense and to give updates on the club's injured players. As expected, he had some controversial and thought-provoking statements to make, so let's get to it.
On Sean Avery: "I don’t want to jam up Sean here - I think we have better players...
My Eastern Conference Preview is on it's way, but according to Larry Brooks Twitter, @NYP_Brooksie, "Breaking news from Stockholm: Rangers will waive Sean Avery, Post has learned"
ok...breaking up on a trip to Europe. now that is what I call awkward.
Not that this is any kind of shocking news, but I definitely am surprised they would take him to Sweden and...
The New York Rangers have placed the enigmatic winger Sean Avery on waivers today marking the end of some of the most entertaining moments on the ice for the fan base over the last 5 seasons. But it also brings to end some of the most embarrassing moments in Rangers hockey as well. With the [...]
The New York Rangers will close out the 2011 preseason when they take on EV Zug in Zug, Switzerland this afternoon. The Blueshirts have posted a 4-1-1 record so far and have won each game since coming over to Europe; today they will have the opportunity to sweep their overseas preseason road trip.
More important is the fact that this will be the final game for the Rangers before...
The New York Rangers will take the ice against HC Slovan with these lines ready to go: Boyle-Richards-Gaborik Dubinsky-Anisimov-Callahan Fedotenko-Christensen-Prust Rupp-Stepan-Zuccarello Defensive lines are: McDonagh-Girardi Del Zotto-Eminger Bell-Bickel … interesting that EC gets the nod on the 3rd line over Sean Avery. Both EC and Avery are fighting for that final 13th forward spot. Not [...]
via Larry Brooks tweet, BREAKING NEWS FROM STOCKHOLM: RANGERS WILL WAIVE SEAN AVERY, POST HAS LEARNED…
It appears as though the Rangers have finally had enough of hockey's biggest pest, Sean Avery. According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the Rangers plan on placing the forward on waivers, as seen in the tweet below.
The New York Rangers made some curious personnel decisions Tuesday. They waived Brendan Bell in a move that left them with only five NHL defensemen on the roster; they waived Dale Weise, seemingly fully aware that the Vancouver Canucks wanted him, since they pursued Weise at last season's trade deadline; and, they waived Sean Avery, even though he's awesome and everyone...
Player agent Pat Morris chatted with Gord Stellick on HNIC Radio on Sirius on Tuesday, discussing the New York Rangers' decision to place Sean Avery on waivers.
PHT: New York waived pest Sean Avery, marking another low point in a career that’s starting to have far more valleys than peaks.
The New York Rangers will place winger Sean Avery on NHL waivers at noon ET, the player's agent confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday.
An 8-4 loss to EV Zug was not the way the New York Rangers wanted to conclude their preseason campaign this afternoon in Switzerland. You can say what you want about fatigue and having to play three games in four days, but the bottom line is that the team was straight up embarrassed by Zug in this game and there is no getting around that. Today's outcome will not have an impact...