TSN is reporting Sean Avery has a lacerated spleen after the Daily News reported he had cardiac arrest last night. Sam Weinman confirms the spleen while refuting the heart attack. Keep up with his Rangers Report for the latest, as he is the fastest and best of the beat writers.
The Rangers are now confirming it as well; he is done for the year.
All too often we dwell on the games and forget that they are actually played by people. Sean was demonized and lionized by various groups of fans but now everyone should just hope he is ok and wish him a speedy recovery.