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

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)
Stuart Elliot at the New York Times take a look at Sean Avery's new life in the fashion industry working with David Lipman, the longtime advertising executive, whose business interests include the Lipman agency in New York. Avery is described as the chief strategy officer at Lipman and more recently has become an editor at large handling a range of assignments for the agency and its parent, Revolate Holdings. Here's Avery on transitioning to a new lifestyle... "The hardest thing is the long days. For 15 years I had the same day. I would wake up, eat, practice, work out, eat and sleep, then I would go and play. So now, an eight- or nine-hour day in the office, I can’t do it." Susan Duffy, chief marketing officer at Stuart Weitzman, a shoe marketer, describes Avery's strengths in his new career... "As a professional athlete, you have love of the game and passion, and Sean is certainly bringing that to Lipman. His love of business, his love of the luxury market, his...
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