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Sean Avery may soon be appearing in NHL arenas again.The New York Rangers have placed the controversial forward on re-entry waivers, paving the way for his return. If he clears, Avery would be eligible to return to the club in time for Thursday's game against the host Anaheim Ducks.Avery was demoted prior to the start of the season, failing to crack the opening-day roster despite carrying a price tag of nearly $3.5 million for the season.The 31-year-old endured one of his worst offensive seasons last year, scoring just three goals and adding 21 assists in 76 games.
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To the joy of Sean Avery supporters everywhere, the enigmatic winger is back with the New York Rangers. The Blueshirts put Avery on re-entry waivers at the beginning of the week only to watch Avery go unclaimed by the rest of the National Hockey League. Avery is eligible to play in Thursday’s game against the [...]
This is a little sad. Looks as though Sean Avery will be put through reentry waivers today, which would allow him to play in the Rangers Thursday night affair when they host the Anaheim Ducks. Has it come to this for New York? The Rangers have had a bad start, at least by the lofty expectations that they head entering the season. They currently sit 3-3-3, but if not for some early...
via Larry Brooks of the NY Post, The stage is set for Sean Avery’s return to the Rangers this afternoon via re-entry, but The Post has been told Islanders’ general manager Garth Snow has been coy concerning the possibility of claiming the winger on waivers.
It’s a long shot, given the combination of Avery’s stated desire of playing only for the Rangers and the enemies he...
… in all honesty there is no reason to change the lineup after the way they played against San Jose and even Sean Avery knows that. I would rather have a fresh Avery in against a smaller, faster Montreal team than against Anaheim on Thursday.
New York, November 1, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Sean Avery has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Avery, 31, tallied a goal in his season debut with Connecticut on October 28 at Adirondack after missing the first seven games of the season due to a shoulder injury. ...
Sean Avery cleared re-entry waivers on Tuesday and might be back in the New York Rangers' lineup Thursday night.
Also, other news and notes from around the league
For all the hullaballoo about Sean Avery descending to the AHL, the Connecticut Whale didn't even get a single home game with him on the roster before he was brought back to the New York Rangers through re-entry waivers. Which has to be the most depressing thing to happen to Hartford since ... well, we simply don't have the time ...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Sean Avery could rejoin the New York Rangers a lot sooner than expected after being placed on re-entry waivers by the team that has missed his grit early this season.
PHT: Can noted pest Sean Avery bring some focus, fire and consistency to New York?
The stage is set for Sean Avery’s return to the Rangers after the winger cleared re-entry waivers.
When he will play for them again is unknown.
Coach John Tortorella said Tuesday he is hopeful Avery can bring energy to the Rangers but gave no guarantees about the winger's...
Sean Avery could be heading back to New York while Niklas Kronwall is staying in Detroit for seven more years. (NBC Sports)
Leading up to the Rangers/Sharks game Monday night, there had been a huge divide between Rangers fans on recalling Sean Avery. You had the one side that felt his antics have become tiresome, while the his cult-like followers felt he will add a much needed spark to a lifeless Rangers squad. Full disclosure, I am a card carrying member of the #AveryArmy.Most of the Avery fans solely...
John Tortorella yesterday endorsed the Rangers' move to reinstate Sean Avery, the coach stating before last night's 5-2 Garden victory over the Sharks, "It's the right decision."
Of course after the game, Tortorella would not guarantee Avery a spot in the lineup Thursday against the Ducks even if...