I’m really happy to be back in Calgary; I love Canada. I just want to comment on how it’s become like a common thing in the NHL for guys to fall in love with my sloppy seconds.
Sean Avery, in Calgary, dissing defenseman Dion Phaneuf and L.A.’s Jarrett Stoll, as well as ex-girlfriends, Elisha Cuthbert and model Rachel Hunter.
The NHL, which has indefinitely suspended him for the comment doesn’t appear to appreciate the “method” behind Avery’s madness:
“Our commissioner hasn’t realized that he needs to probably do a better job of marketing the game and certainly some of the players in it,” Avery said in an Oct. interview with ESPN.
“Nobody cares about Jarome Iginla and guys like that. They’re just not exciting enough. They don’t bring enough to the game.”