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Stars Dump Avery, But Can't Touch $15.5M Contract

'It was a bad marriage and it was time to separate,' coach says

(Newser) - Sean Avery won’t return to the Dallas Stars after his suspension, the Morning News reports. The team said it can’t continue with the volatile player, who had barely begun a 4-year contract that guarantees him $15.5 million. “It was a bad marriage and it was time... More »

Dog Poop DNA, Sean Avery Rule 2008 Ideas

NYT assembles hodgepodge of year's memorable concepts

(Newser) - For the eighth straight year, the New York Times Magazine has compiled the best—and worst—ideas that influenced the past 12 months:
  • Can’t get enough of popping bubble wrap? A Japanese, battery-operated key chain now simulates your favorite mindless activity.
  • Sean Avery not only made his name as
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Avery's Crude Comment Nets 6-Game Suspension

(Newser) - The NHL is taking Sean Avery out of commission for six games without pay following his lewd comments in Calgary this week, the New York Post reports. The ruling is retroactive and covers two games the Dallas Stars forward has already missed, but is also means he won’t play... More »

Avery Apologizes for Joke, but Dallas May Cut Him

(Newser) - Sean Avery apologized today for his tasteless joke about "sloppy seconds," but his Dallas Stars coach doesn't think he'll ever be back on the team, the Dallas Morning News reports. Avery will meet tomorrow with NHL chief Gary Bettman to learn how long he will be suspended for... More »

NHL Suspends Avery Over Crude Joke

He makes 'sloppy seconds' remark about famous ex-girlfriends

(Newser) - The NHL's Sean Avery is in hot water with the league for making crude comments regarding his famous ex-girlfriends, the New York Post reports. Avery, who plays for Dallas, summoned reporters before a game against Calgary and jokingly complained about other players going after his "sloppy seconds." He... More »

Why This Won't Stink This Year

10 reasons for fans outside of Canada to focus on hockey

(Newser) - That time is upon us again: the season in which we ignore most of what's going on in the NHL. But this year it might behoove sports fans to pay attention, writes Maxim. Here's why:
  • Detroit needs some good news, right? The champs got even stronger.
  • Finally, all of
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Puck Pugilist's Vogue Gig Is Film Fodder

Tough guy/fashionista Avery's stint at style mag generates romantic comedy

(Newser) - New Line Cinema will produce a romantic comedy based on hockey star Sean Avery’s summer internship at Vogue, the Hollywood Reporter notes. “I think it's great to be into something that you care about,” the fashion-savvy Avery said of his apparently odd choice of off-season employment. “... More »

Rangers Take 2-0 Lead Over Devils

Lundqvist continues dominance over metro-area rivals

(Newser) - Henrik Lundqvist and another flukey goal have the New York Rangers halfway to the second round after beating longtime rival New Jersey, 2-1, on Friday. Jaromir Jagr and Sean Avery scored 23 seconds apart early in the third period and Lundqvist made 26 saves in beating the Devils yet again... More »

Rangers Stay Hot, Beat Buffalo

Gomez nets winner in shootout as NY now has points in 13 straight games

(Newser) - New York's Scott Gomez hasn't been used often by Tom Renney in the shootout this season, but he rewarded his coach's gamble tonight with the winning attempt over Ryan Miller's right pad in a 3-2 victory at Buffalo. The Rangers, in completing a sweep of the Sabres for the first... More »

Rangers Take Key Points From Sabres

Flyers lose record 10th straight, Sundin scores in Leafs' win

(Newser) - The New York Rangers playoff chances got a big boost tonight with a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres, reports the Associated Press. The Rangers, Sabres and the Boston Bruins were tied for the last three Eastern Conference playoffs spots when the night started. Sean Avery scored the winner for... More »

Rangers' Quick Start Halts Sabres' Streak

Buffalo goalie Miller pulled in first regulation loss in February

(Newser) - The Rangers had a rare midseason five-day layoff, and apparently the rest helped, as Sean Avery scored 10 seconds into the game, setting the tone for the first period of a 5-1 win over Buffalo, writes the Associated Press. Ryan Miller, who looked very shaky on two straight goals, was... More »

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