Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/4/14

NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against on January 25, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Penguins defeated the Rangers 4-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Steve Zipay at Newsday reports that it is believed the Rangers eventually will place Sean Avery on re-entry waivers, perhaps closer to the Feb. 27 trade deadline.

...with everything going on down in Hartford, not so sure teams would be interested in claiming him anymore. I do hope it works out for Avery.

One team that was interested in Avery, according to the Calgary Sun, was the Florida Panthers, who were trying to make a deal for "The Grate One" before he was placed on waivers.

However, the Panthers are no longer interested after signing John Madden to address grinder issues.

H/T to reader Jay F.

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1 Comment:
  • this is so crazy sean avery belongs back with the rangers definately not with the whales and as much as i want him to be back with us i have to say he should be playing right now with the nhl he belongs on a great team and i truly hope which there should be no doubt he gets to play with a talented team hopefully close to ny thats where he belongs unless of course theres a miracle and he comes back to us i only wish, my prayers are with him your a great player avery we will always miss you on the rangers.
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