Thread: Larry Brooks: Sather keeps Avery in limbo
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01-19-2012, 08:29 AM
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Just finished reading Theo Fleury's book, which included this on Avery:

Originally Posted by Theo Fleury
A few days later, on January 5, we played Detroit. I had a goal and an assist, but it was all I could do not to beat ******* Sean Avery with my stick. Every time I'd skate by him, he'd hold his thumb to the side of his nose and sniff...He's changed teams four times...That's because he's a clown - about as popular in the dressing room as a case of the crabs.
I think it's fairly obvious there were some issues in the dressing room this year with Avery (MDZ-Avery incident in Carolina, Buffalo locker room incident, etc) that Torts had enough and wanted him as far away from this team as possible. When you're winning and have a great locker room, you don't need someone who's not playing in Avery to act up and get out of line. It's a distraction.

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