Originally Posted by westofyou
Sean Avery is a mucker, he'll wear out his welcome in NY eventually (teammates, fans, coach etc..) but he's a playoff hockey player, and something the Rangers needed.
New Yorkers love guys like that, pretty much unconditionally.
He reminds me of Dale Hunter. In fact, he's positively channeling Dale Hunter. He'll be despised by everyone else, but he'll be adored by his home team.