Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds won’t spend time in the NHL’s penalty box. The league Tuesday night they don’t have conclusive evidence he directed a homophobic slur at Rangers agitator Sean Avery.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is calling for Philadelphia Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds to apologize for a slur he appeared to utter toward Sean Avery of the New York Rangers.
Rangers president Glen Sather did his best Rex Ryan impression on Monday. Let’s hope HBO’s “24/7″ cameras were rolling.
The Flyers-Rangers rivalry turned ugly in a game that appeared to include a homophobic slur from Philadelphia’s Wayne Simmonds to noted New York agitator Sean Avery.
Rangers agitator Sean Avery will reportedly get off “skate” free for an incident that took place during a party at his Hollywood home earlier this month.
Rangers agitator Sean Avery allegedly took his tough-guy act off the ice early Friday morning. As first reported by TMZ, Avery was arrested in California for shoving a police officer “who was trying to break up a loud party at his home in the Hollywood Hills.”
Rangers agitator Sean Avery is thrilled about New York’s passage of same-sex marriage. But he thinks there’s still work to do — in the NHL, specifically.
David Tyree, best known for his astounding helmet-catch for the Giants in Super Bowl XLII, is railing against same-sex marriage and warning of “anarchy” if the measure is approved.
A Toronto broadcaster has been fired after he posted on Twitter about the debate surrounding Rangers forward Sean Avery’s support of same-sex marriage.
Most pro athletes would just as soon try to catch a puck with their teeth as speak out about a societal issue that risks forcing fans to really choose sides. There have been exceptions, of course, most notably Muhammad Ali. Now we have Sean Avery.
Rangers agitator Sean Avery got tough on opponents of same-sex marriage last week in a video released by the Human Rights Campaign. But not everyone is throwing their support toward Avery and New Yorkers for Marriage Equality.
Game, set, match and maybe the series? The Rangers have several things they must fix before Sunday’s Game 3. If not, the Capitals will be sporting brooms next week.
Despite losing Game 1, the Rangers showed exactly why they are going to be the hardest team in the NHL to eliminate in a seven-game series.
Brian Monzo, producer for WFAN and hockey writer for WFAN.com, joined Neil Keefe to talk about the Rangers as they prepare for the final nine games of the season.
The New York Rangers are finally starting to take advantage of opportunities to move up in the Eastern Conference.