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Sean Avery waived (UPDATE: Clears waivers; assigned to AHL)
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12-30-2011, 01:32 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: New York
Here is the Brooks story
Avery would carry a cap hit of approximately $1.025 million for a team claiming him. If he clears, it's likely that the Rangers would give him permission to attempt strike a deal to play the remainder of the season in the KHL rather than re-assign him to the AHL Whale.
GM Glen Sather, The Post has learned, had given Avery's agent, Pat Morris, permission to talk to NHL general managers during the Dec. 19-27 holiday roster freeze to try and find a landing spot for the winger, who is anathema to Rangers' head coach John Tortorella.
Anathema must be bad
1 something or someone that one vehemently dislikes : racial hatred was anathema to her.
2 a formal curse by a pope or a council of the Church, excommunicating a person or denouncing a doctrine.
• poetic/literary a strong curse : the sergeant clutched the ruined communicator, muttering anathemas.
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