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“I am officially retired,” Avery said. “I threw my skates in the Hudson (River).”
Avery, who will be 32 next month, last played for the New York Rangers on Dec. 10. In 15 games, he scored three goals.
Avery’s NHL career began in 2001 with the Detroit Red Wings. He has 90 goals and 157 assists in 580 games but is better known for his erratic behavior, on the ice and off. He accumulated 1,533 penalty minutes in the NHL.
On Tuesday, Avery reiterated that he's done in an interview with the New York Post.
"No, that wasn't a joke; yes I'm retiring at the end of the season, and it's OK," Avery said.
Avery told the Post that he will begin a job louis vuitton scarf with an ad agency when his four-year, $15.5 million contract expires in five days.
“I couldn’t be happier about the situation,” Avery, who has past experience with ad agencies and the fashion industry, said. “If I ever could have envisioned the perfect post-hockey career for myself, this would be it.”
Avery also played this season for the Rangers’ American Hockey League affiliate, Connecticut, scoring two goals in seven games. He last played for Connecticut on Jan. 27 and was told last week he no longer needed to report for practice or games.
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If Avery should decide to return to the NHL, it’s unlikely the Nashville Predators would have any interest in him.
The first question directed toward Avery during Monday’s late segment showed his feistiness. Avery was asked, which NHL city has the most annoying fans?
"Probably Nashville. I hate that city,” he said. “It was false advertising right from the start. You think when you get there that it's all this great music, louis vuitton jewelry and it's not. There's one street and two bars, and I've never heard a good band there.”