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Sean Avery Benched: Is He Finished in the NHL?

Published by on April 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Everyone in the league knew what needed to be done, especially Sean Avery's teamates. Tortorella finally relived the Ranger players of the weight they had been carrying, and took Avery out of the lineup for Game Five tonight.

Avery took four unnecessary penalties and a misconduct in Game Three, helping the Washington Capitals get back into the series. He seemed determined to give them every opportunity to come back in Game Four, taking two stupid penalties in the third period, one with three minutes to go and his teamates hanging on to a one goal lead.

The benching could last just one game, or it could be much more serious. There was only one team in the league who would take a chance on Avery, even though they ...

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