Frisco, Tex. –
SEAN AVERY CLAIMED OFF RE-ENTRY WAIVERS
BY THE NEW YORK RANGERS
The Dallas Stars announced today that the New York Rangers have claimed forward Sean Avery off re-entry waivers.
Avery, 28, most recently played for the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), where he appeared in eight games, scoring two goals and one assist. He was assigned to Hartford on Feb. 10. Avery was placed on re-entry waivers yesterday by the Stars.
According to NHL rules regarding re-entry waiver claims, the Rangers and Stars will each be responsible for half of Avery’s remaining contract, which runs through the 2011-12 season.