Sean Avery

Ice Hockey Player
Born Apr 10, 1980
Age 36
Hometown North York
Position Center
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight 88452.0 lb (40121...
Nationality Canadian
Other Names Aves

Sean Christopher Avery is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He formerly played for the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers. Prior to the NHL, Avery played for the Owen Sound Platers and the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He has accumulated 90 goals and over 1,500 penalty minutes in 580 career NHL games.… Read More

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  • Hilary Rhoda And Sean Avery Marry
    NYTimes - Oct 11, 2015
  • Rangers, Lacking Offense, Are In Danger Of Missing Playoffs New York Times
    Google News - Apr 01, 2013
  • Tom Semioli: Sports Marketing And The Struggle For Gay Rights: Made For Each Other!
    Huffington Post Sports - Mar 28, 2013
  • Advertising: Sean Avery Is Not The Average Ad Executive
    NYTimes - Dec 14, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sean Avery.


1980 Birth Born on April 10, 1980.


1999 19 Years Old Avery was signed by the Detroit Red Wings as a free agent in 1999.


2000 - 2001 2 More Events
2002 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Midway through the 2002–03 season, Avery was traded to the Los Angeles Kings. … Read More
2003 - 2004 2 More Events
2005 25 Years Old Avery led the league in penalty minutes for the second consecutive season in 2005-06, with 257. … Read More
2006 26 Years Old He cut down on penalty minutes by about 65% in 2006–07 compared to seasons past.
2007 27 Years Old On August 1, 2007, Avery, as a restricted free agent, earned an arbitration award of $1.9 million for the 2007–08 season, which the Rangers accepted, keeping him with the team for at least another year.
On February 16, 2008, in a game against the Buffalo Sabres, Avery scored a goal 10 seconds into the game, setting a record for fastest goal scored by a Ranger on home ice.
In 2009, Avery worked with men's fashion label Commonwealth Utilities to present a clothing line for Fashion Week in New York City. … Read More


In May 2011, two years after opening Warren 77 with Abramcyk, Avery opened Tiny's and the Bar Upstairs, also in Tribeca. … Read More
2012 32 Years Old In May 2012, Avery joined the board of directors of Athlete Ally, a nonprofit organization focused on ending homophobia and trans-phobia in sports by educating those in the athletic community and empowering them to take a stand against prejudice. … Read More
…  Nearly a year after Avery retired, on March 30, 2013, following the Rangers’ second consecutive shutout loss, a tweet from Avery's Twitter account said of his former coach, “Fire this CLOWN, his players hate him and wont play for his BS.” On May 29, 2013, after the Rangers lost to the Bruins in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Tortorella was fired. … Read More
2014 34 Years Old On March 4, 2014, he was announced as one of the celebrities who will take part in the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars. … Read More
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