Update:3:23PM: John Tortorella says that Avery is being scratched because, per Andrew Gross
“We’ve asked him for a while now for more engagement,” Tortorella said. “And honestly we just haven’t seen it.”
Gross spoke to Avery who said:
“No, I don’t know. It’s not my decision. I just hope the guys come out and play hard tonight and get the two points.”
Original Post:According to Steve Zipay Sean Avery will be scratched as the Rangers take on the Atlanta Thrashers tonight.
Enver Lisin will take his spot in the lineup.
This is probably overdue. Avery has had something missing for a while and maybe this gets him back into his old annoying, for other teams, shape