Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/13/14
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Yesterday, while most of us were enjoying egg hunts and Easter dinner, the Rangers, lead by Ryan Callahan, were rallying around their coach by responding to Sean Avery's ridiculous tweet criticizing John Tortorella... “Sean Avery’s comments solely represent his own thoughts and opinions. He did not speak for us as a team when he was here and certainly does not now.” ...i really feel if the Rangers had tuned Torts out this response would not have come. ...were they trying to get ahead of the story? Sure. And responding absolutely gives Avery's comments credibility. But I really don't think Callahan nor the team would have come forward with this statement unless they really meant it. ...and who knows, maybe it has a Joe Thornton affect on this team and forces them to rally around their embattled head coach. Meanwhile, Avery responded to Callahan's response... ...after what happened last season, I didn't find it hard to believe that Avery would tweet that ...
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