Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 6/30/14

NEW YORK - MARCH 30: Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates assisting team mate Ryan Callahan's goal against the New Jersey Devils during their game on March 30, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
From Dan Rosen’s NHL.com blog: Well, Avery didn’t play Sunday in Bratislava and he’s not in the lineup today in Zug. Why? Well, I won’t get the chance to ask the coach until after the game, but I can figure only two things: Either Tortorella has seen enough of Avery, who injured his lip against Frolunda on Friday, and wanted to get a real good look at Christensen without having to worry about watching another player as closely, or Avery is on his way out. I could be way off, but that’s what I’m going with right now. I’ll find out more from Tortorella after the game. continued…
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