Sean Avery made news last week when the New Yorkers for Marriage Equality PSA that he contributed to was released.
Avery's participation in a political issue led to discussion and even some criticism of his participation.
Perhaps that, discussion and criticism, is why more NHL players don't publicize their views on political views.
However, Avery isn't the first NHL player involved in politics.
Here are the top 10 most political players in NHL history.