Usually, we don’t report about waiver news, but since it’s Sean Avery, we may as well do it.
The Rangers placed the pesky winger on waivers Friday and if he clears by noon on Saturday, he’d be available to be sent to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Connecticut Whale. Avery started the year with the Whale, as the Rangers thought that Erik Christensen would bring more to the table. He was recalled on November 1st because of an injury to winger Mike Rupp. But Avery has been a healthy scratch the last nine games, including a few before Rupp returned to action.
He has three goals and 21 penalty minutes in 15 games this season. There seemed to be no interest last time he was on waivers, and he isn’t particularly interested in playing in the AHL. Retirement is never out of the question.
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