Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 1/16/12

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.Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at nyrfan94@yahoo.com.
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