Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/19/14

NEW YORK - JANUARY 25: Sean Avery #16 of the New York Rangers skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against on January 25, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Penguins defeated the Rangers 4-2. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sean Avery went on New York's Q104.3 yesterday morning and officially announced his retirement. He also said this about the Rangers loss to the Devils in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals last season...

"The New York Rangers would have beaten the New Jersey Devils if Sean Avery was on the team this year."

Here's full interview...



...there's been a lot of ups and downs with Avery during his tenure with the Rangers, but I'm going to miss the guy. His acquisition gave the franchise a shot in the arm when it was desperately needed and Rangers fans should never forget that.

...man, I would have killed to see Avery against the Devils last spring. I agree with the "Grate One," he could have been the difference in that series.

H/T to reader Nick H.

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