1. You Are the Coach of the New York Rangers

    How would you like to be John Tortorella, coach of the New York Rangers, right now? You just gave the Washington Capitals a win by benching New York's fan favourite Sean Avery, and it looks like it could cost you the series...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 272 reads 12 comments

  2. Canada Tops World Hockey Rankings, Starts Strong at World Championships

    Canada entered the 2009 IIHF World Hockey Championship tied for first place with Russia in the pre-tournament world rankings and could take the lead in the rankings if they continue winning after a strong start on Day 1...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 573 reads 0 comments

  3. Tortorella Roasted for Removing Unsavoury Avery from Vanilla Rangers

    New York Rangers coach John Tortorella was roasted for removing an unsavoury Avery from the Vanilla Rangers in Game 6 of the first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 274 reads 1 comments

  4. Washington-New York: Rangers Need Avery For Game Six Against Capitals

    The New York Rangers still need one win to eliminate the Washington Capitals in their first round of the NHL playoff series. They could have finished the series in game five but they got rocked 4-0 in Washington...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 57 reads 1 comments

  5. New York Rangers, Without Sean Avery, Rocked by Washington Capitals 4-0

    The New York Rangers, playing a sloppy game without Sean Avery, were rocked 4-0 by the Washington Capitals in game five in Washington...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 165 reads 1 comments

  6. Washington Capitals Lead New York Rangers 4-0 Without Avery

    Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin both scored in the second period to give the Washington Capitals a 4-0 lead over the New York Rangers, playing Game Five of their first round NHL playoff series without Sean Avery for the first time...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  7. Avery Scratched By Rangers, Capitals Lead On Early Short-Handed Goal

    The New York Rangers scratched Sean Avery for game five against the Washington Capitals on a night they could end the first round playoff series. Aaron Voros dressed and Lauri Korpikoski took Avery's place on the first line...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  8. You Are No.16 for the New York Rangers

    Picture: You are Sean Avery, No. 16 for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League. Imagine going a mile in his hockey skates. You would have to skate fast and hard, dodging or taking hits from the biggest, baddest, NHL enforcers...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 100 reads 6 comments

  9. Killer Dill Returns to the New York Rangers

    Dominik Hasek recently unretired and returned to hockey, Claude Lemieux unretired and returned to the NHL, and I think I saw Killer Dill on the ice at Madison Square Garden, playing for the New York Rangers, wearing No...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 253 reads 5 comments

  10. Boston Bruins—New York Rangers: Potential "Match From Hell"

    Sports Illustrated has dubbed the potential second round NHL playoff series between the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins the "match from hell...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 630 reads 4 comments

  11. Rookie Ducks, Blue Jackets, and Blackhawks in Running for Calder

    Columbus Blue Jackets' net minder Steve Mason, forward Bobby Ryan of the Anaheim Ducks, and forward Kris Versteeg of the Chicago Blackhawks were named Calder trophy finalists for NHL Rookie of Year this week...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  12. Second NHL Team for Toronto and the Gretzky Connection

    A growing number of NHL governors and owners believe a second franchise for Toronto is a good idea, according to the Globe and Mail...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 536 reads 2 comments

  13. Will The New York Rangers Bench Sean Avery?

    After he took a couple of penalties at the end of Game 4 with the Washington Capitals, with the New York Rangers leading the Caps 2-1, some hockey fans who love to hate Sean Avery sent coach ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 340 reads 3 comments

  14. Alex Ovechkin, Simeon Varlamov, Sean Avery: Only Human

    "Oh, the humanity," radio announcer Herbert Morrison said. Henrik Lundqvist and Chris Drury looked superhuman as the New York Rangers upset the Washington Capitals for the third time ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 211 reads 1 comments

  15. Rangers-Capitals: New York Wins 2-1, Leads Series against Washington 3-1

    In a game many called pivotal in the series between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots, and Rangers captain Chris Drury scored the game-winner to lead his team to a 2-1 win...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 247 reads 3 comments

  16. Should Kris Versteeg and Sean Avery Be Mic'ed for NHL Games?

    TV sports coverage sometimes includes putting a microphone on an athlete or two so fans can get another perspective on a game and get even closer to the action...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 252 reads 1 comments

  17. Sean Avery and the Rangers Get Russian Lessons

    “All hockey players speak two languages: English and profanity.” —Gordie Howe One lasting image from Game Three of the first round playoff series between the New York Rangers ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 230 reads 1 comments

  18. Rangers-Capitals: Living And Dying with the New York Rangers

    "Ease his pain."-- from Field Of Dreams (Shoeless Joe, by W.P. Kinsella)New York Rangers fans, who live and die with the Rangers, were high on life when they got into the playoffs and stole the first two games in Washington...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 301 reads 2 comments

  19. Meet The New No. 1 Pick In the 2009 NHL Entry Draft: Matt Duchene

    The Red Line Report now ranks John Tavares as the third-best prospect in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Matt Duchene has replaced him at the No. 1 spot...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 1,778 reads 7 comments

  20. New York Rangers-Washington Capitals: It's Open Season on Sean Avery Again

    The Washington Capitals' 4-0 win over the New York Rangers was as exciting as seeing Waiting For Godot on Broadway. The game promised to be as exciting as going to the Imperial Theatre to see Billy Elliot: The Musical...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 400 reads 7 comments

  21. Top 10 Reasons John Tavares Should Be A Toronto Maple Leaf

    Everybody now knows the Toronto Maple Leafs want John Tavares. He says he will go wherever he is drafted. Could that be a big mistake? Tavares may not be the next Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin ...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 1,754 reads 25 comments

  22. Dominik Hasek Unretires Again!

    The great goaltender Dominik Hasek, now 44, is coming out of retirement, but he won't be returning to the NHL. He's going to play for a Czech league...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  23. Rangers-Capitals: Washington Wins 4-0 to Take Revenge on Rangers

    Alexander Semin had two goals and an assist to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-0 record. And Simeon Varlamov earned the shut out to win over the New York Rangers and get back into the first round of the NHL playoffs...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 228 reads 6 comments

  24. Dark Horse Rangers Will Upset Capitals, Bruins, Red Wings

    Nobody predicted the New York Rangers would win their NHL playoff series with the Washington Capitals but many called the Rangers a dark horse. Some said they were most likely to upset a higher ranked team for a win on the way to the Stanley Cup...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 235 reads 4 comments

  25. Sean Avery Disappears From Washington, Seen in Buffalo, Toronto, Atlanta ....

    The Washington Capitals reported strategy for dealing with Sean Avery of the New York Rangers was to ignore him. He upstaged Alex Ovechkin in the Rangers win in Game 1 of their NHL playoff series and disappeared sometime during or after Game 2...

    Martin Avery Written by Martin Avery about over 5 years ago 433 reads 1 comments