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Quick quiz: How is NHL agitator-extraordinaire Sean Avery spending his summer vacation?

A) Hockey practice?
B) Starting bar fights?
C) Interning at Vogue magazine?

Yeah, I was kinda surprised too. But I guess a guy who’s dated the likes of Rachel Hunter and Elisha Cuthbert is more than a little comfortable with high style. To all the people who’ve scratched their head at this one, Avery simply claims, “I like clothes. Always have.”

Okay, why not?

Still, the notion of Avery in a Devil-Wears-Prada-esque internship role is more than a little amusing, you gotta admit. What’s next, waving a pair of Manolos in front of Marty Brodeur’s face to distract him?

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The Avery rule

04.14.08

It only took the NHL one day to implement a new rule specifically aimed at agitator-extraordinaire Sean Avery:

“An unsportsmanlike conduct minor penalty will be interpreted and applied, effective immediately, to a situation when an offensive player positions himself facing the opposition goaltender and engages in actions such as waving his arms or stick in front of the goaltender’s face, for the purpose of improperly interfering with and/or distracting the goaltender as opposed to positioning himself to try to make a play,” Colin Campbell, the NHL director of hockey operations said in a statement.”

Must be some kind of record. Avery is probably pretty pleased with himself right now.

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Unlikely hero

04.01.2007

The New York Rangers’ shit-disturber Sean Avery, who not only contributed two goals and an assist to the Rangers’ 7-2 pounding of the Leafs, but also punched out Darcy Tucker in the first period, for good measure. The Rangers and the Leafs are both in the playoff race against us, but a Rangers’ win was […]

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