Found March 13, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
PLAYERS: Sean Avery
TEAMS: New York Rangers
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According to ESPNNewYork.com, Sean Avery is planning on retiring at the end of the 2011-12 season. The article states that Avery responded to an interview question about his future in hockey with a blunt response signaling the end of his career. When asked if his playing days were done Avery responded, "I am officially retired; I threw my skates in the Hudson".  It was believed his original answer may have been in jest but after Avery was reached via email on Tuesday, he only confirmed his previous answer. Evidently, he is waiting to make the official statement until his bloated four-year, $15.5 million contract expires at the end of the 2011-12 season.  Is Avery telling the truth? Or is this yet another controversial statement from the former NHL tough guy?   Few careers have fallen as sharply or as quickly as Sean Avery's. As recently as last season Avery was a regular NHL player, causing havoc on the ice as a member of the New York Rangers. His role was mostly...
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