• email
  • Bookmark and Share

Sean Avery

Sean Avery had 24 points and 174 penalty minutes in 76 games last season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zoom Image

Sean Avery had 24 points and 174 penalty minutes in 76 games last season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Status: New York Rangers right winger/left winger.

Ht: 5-foot-11 Wt: 195 pounds.

DOB: April 10, 1980 In: North York, Ont.

Hockey Inspirations: "Brett Hull was always my favorite player growing up, so I'd say him."

Early Hockey Memory: "Probably my best one was (attending) my first NHL game. It was 1992 and it was a playoff game between Toronto and St. Louis. My favorite player was Brett Hull and he got a hat trick that game."

Nicknames: "Not gonna tell you. Too many that I don't like (smiles)."

Hobbies/Leisure Activities: "Big music guy in the off-season. A lot of concerts and festivals, cruising around, checking out shows."

First Job: "Hockey school, working at a hockey school."

First Car:
"A 1988 Audi. (Color?) It was between brown and purple. I'm not sure what you would call it."

Favorite Movies:
"Favorite movie all-time - probably Big Chill."

Musical Tastes: "Neil Young's my favorite. I'm all over the map."

Favorite Meal: "I like Indian food. Probably a good chicken tikka masala."

Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: "Chocolate."

Pre-game Feeling:
"Just try to stay loose, kinda not get too nervous or wound up."

Greatest Sports Moment: "Getting traded to New York."

Most Painful Moment: "Haven't had one yet."

Closest Hockey Friends: "Too many to count, too many to name."

Funniest Players Encountered: "Funniest looking? (smiles) I don't know, there's a lot of funny guys."

Favorite Athletes To Watch: "I like to watch Michael Vick. He's always been exciting to watch. Not a big baseball guy. Not a big sports guy."

Favorite Arena(s) To Play: "Madison Square Garden. That's easy."

Last Halloween Costume: "What was it...I don't know. I'm not a big commercial holiday guy."

Worst Injury: "Nothin' real bad yet. Knock on wood."

Favorite Uniforms: "Either us or Detroit."

Funny Hockey Memory: "Too many. It's usually me doing the funny stuff to everyone else. (Any revenge on you?) No. No. They don't want to feel the wrath (smiles)."

Embarrassing Hockey Memory: "Probably scoring on my own goal when I was younger, 10 or 11."

People Qualities Most Admired: "Biggest thing - probably individuality. I like that. People be their own person."

Mark 'Scoop' Malinowski's second book "Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew" will be available on www.amazon.com in September. Malinowski is the creator of two websites: www.thebiofile.com and www.tennis-prose.com

More Stories

Julien BriseBois

Status:  Assistant GM for Tampa Bay Lightning and GM for AHL's Syracuse Crunch....

Eric Fehr

Status: Washington Capitals right winger Ht: 6-foot-4  Wt: 212 pounds...

Raphael Diaz

Status: Montreal Canadiens defenseman. Ht: 5-foot-11  Wt: 197 pounds...

Marc Denis

Status : NHL goaltender from 1996 to 2009 for Colorado, Tampa, Columbus, Montreal.  ...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Was the Toronto Maple Leafs signing of coach Mike Babcock to eight-year, $50 million deal a smart move?


Our Partners