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It will be fun seeing some of the old-timers back in uniform. Not sure it’s two and a half hours worth of fun.
I’m sure some of the players will be mic’d up and no doubt interviewed while on the bench. I just hope that the broadcast doesn’t become more about the televising crew (Pierre) than about the players on the ice. I worry that it will.
They’d better have Lauren Hart sing the national anthems today and Monday. And not some TV quasi-celeb who doesn’t know his/her ear-hole from his/her elbow pad.
Does anybody else think there’s at least a small chance that a couple of the knuckleheads in this alumni game will actually fight? A fake fight right off the opening faceoff would be funny and appropriate.
1) In case you missed it earlier, Sean Avery cleared waivers at noon. Guess the Islanders weren’t that desperate.
2) I was told that Carl Hagelin was asked if he wanted to switch his number from 62 now that he’
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The New York Rangers placed Sean Avery on waivers Friday, marking the second time the 31-year-old winger has been offered to other teams this year, the New York Post reported.
NHL teams have until noon Saturday to claim Avery, who was scratched from the lineup in the Rangers' last nine games.
Avery last played on Dec. 10 against Buffalo.
The veteran winger carries a $1.025...
The New York Rangers have waived forward Sean Avery for the second time this season. Avery had been a healthy scratch for the past nine games. Avery scored three goals in his 15 games this season and played very well right after his recall, but coach John Tortorella had said that his game leveled off before the scratching began.
There was no reason for the Rangers to continue...
Fan of HBO's 24/7 won't have to worry about any awkward photo shoot scenes in the season finale next week. That's because the New York Rangers have waived winger Sean Avery for the second time this season, just days before the team takes on the Flyers in the annual Winter Classic, according to ESPN. Avery, 31, has three goals in 15 games this season and has been scratched...
Sean Avery is understandably upset after being waived by the New York Rangers for a second time this year. Now, he's not holding back on letting the world know that he's ready to move on, too. "I have a lot to prove," Avery told the New York Post, "and I have a lot of game left after not being allowed to play my game for the last four years." Avery then...
The CT Whale report that Sean Avery travelled with the team on their trip to Portland to take on the Pirates at 1pm tomorrow....last month Avery probably thought he was going to be playing in the Winter Classic on the afternoon of January 2nd. Instead, he'll be playing a game in Portland, Maine. Yikes.While, Avery won't be playing in the Winter Classic, it didn't stop...
New York, December 31, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Sean Avery has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Avery, 31, has registered three goals and 21 penalty minutes in 15 games this season. He has not dressed in the previous 10 games. Avery returns to Connecticut where...
Today the Rangers waived Sean Avery for the second time this season. It was a hockey decision: the Rangers needed a forward when they recalled him from Hartford, now they don't. And as John Tortorella somewhat coldly said back in October, "I think we have better players than Sean Avery, plain and simple." At least they got this out...
New York Ranger forward Sean Avery is reportedly back on the waiver wire, just as he was prior to the start of the 2011-12 season.
According to a tweet from ESPNNewYork.com’s Katie Strang, the Rangers waived Avery on Friday. TSN’s Bob McKenzie confirmed the move on his Twitter account.
Avery hasn’t played since Dec. 10, a total of nine straight games, and...
For the second time this season and just days before the Rangers take the stage in the Winter Classic, the Rangers waived the controversial forward and fan favorite Sean Avery.
NEW YORK - Sean Avery is back in the American Hockey League.
The New York Rangers assigned the veteran winger...
Carl Hagelin had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots, and the New York Rangers earned a 4-1 victory against the Florida Panthers on Friday night.
Brad Richards and Carl Hagelin each scored once and recorded an assist to lead the Rangers over the Panthers, 4-1, at BankAtlantic Center.
Last game of 2011 tonight, and first game-day chat of 2011 today. (and last game-day chat of 2011 today).
So get your questions and comments ready, because those in early will have a much better chance of being answered. Also, please use a screen name or a real name or some name when you make a comment or ask a question. It just makes it easier for me.
We can talk about the five...