"Rangers bad boy Sean Avery, unconscious and not breathing, was rushed to a Manhattanhospital Wednesday in cardiac arrest just hours after his team's playoff loss, sources said.And later on today:
"Avery, 28, arrived at St. Vincent's Medical Center about 3
a.m., a hospital source said. Five hours earlier, the Rangers lost to the
Pittsburgh Penguins in a Stanley Cup playoff game at Madison Square Garden."
-- Sources: Rangers star Sean Avery hospitalized
"Rangers bad boy Sean Avery was rushed to a Manhattan hospital with a lacerated spleen apparently suffered in a collision in last night's playoff loss to Pittsburgh, the team said Wednesday.Ronnie Lott should have backpedalled so smoothly. Buchholz (in true Prime Time Sports fashion, it's last names only today) has more over at Sporting Madness.
"Avery, 28, was admitted to St. Vincent's Medical Center early this morning after a CT scan identified the season-ending injury, Rangers General Manager Glen Sather said.
" 'He is expected to make a full recovery during the off-season,' Sather said." -- later in the day
Speaking as someone who digs Avery's act, here's hoping it's just a minor health scare.