After some sort of protest rally along the West Side Highway delayed my arrival at the Garden, I ended up taking the elevator upstairs with Sean Avery.
For some reason it popped into my head that a few weeks ago I had seen a woman at a game wearing an Avery No. 16 jersey with an “A” above the breast — odd, of course, since the real Avery jersey sports no such letter.
When I told Avery this, he smiled, then asked, “Was that ‘A’ for assistant captain or for a–hole?”
In other news, thanks to reader and fellow blogger Steven for a link to “this scientific breakdown of the Rangers playoff chances”:http://www.sportsclubstats.com/NHL/Eastern/Atlantic/Rangers.html. Like I said to Steven, the chart is a little confusing to me. But then again, I never made it past 10th grade math in high school…