"The most sought-after unrestricted free agent next summer could be a third-liner.
That’s right, if the New York Rangers don’t lock up super-pest Sean Avery with an extension, you can bet your bottom dollar the NHL’s other 29 teams will get into a bidding war for his services...
...In fact, if I’m Sean Avery, I don’t even bother re-signing with the Rangers. I let the other teams line up to make me an offer. Then, if he chooses to remain in New York, the stakes will have been raised."
...can someone e-mail this story to Sather please.