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Sean Avery Biography

Dec 11, 2007

Birthdate: April 10, 1980
Birthplace: Pickering, Ontario

Loved by the ladies but hated by basically everyone else - Kidzworld takes a look at the biggest bad boy in the NHL!

Sean Avery - Childhood

Sean Avery grew up in a suburb right outside of Toronto, Canada. Always small for his age, Sean learned how to use toughness to make up for his small stature while playing hockey. As a teenager, he played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League where he recorded 84 points as a member of the Kingston Frontenacs in 1999-2000. The next season, Sean signed a free agent deal with the Detroit Red Wings

Sean Avery - NHL Career

After a year playing for Detroit's farm team in Cincinnati, OH, Sean joined the Red Wings in the 2001-02 season. Sean's toughness was immediately welcomed as he helped the Red Wings win the Stanley Cup in his rookie year. In 2003, he was traded to the Los Angeles Kings where he continued his gritty play. In his first season in L.A., Sean led the league in penalty minutes. Although he spent a lot of time in the penalty box, he still managed to improve offensively. He racked up a career-high 39 points in the 2005-06 season. Midway through last year, Sean was traded to the New York Rangers.

Sean Avery - Bad Boy

It is no secret[/KWLINK] around the league that Sean Avery is not the most popular man in hockey. Aside from his pestering and physical play, Sean is known for runnin' his mouth on the ice. Even Sean himself admits, that he will say just about anything to get inside is opponent's head. He has gotten himself in some trouble for some of the below-the-belt, personal comments he has supposedly said to opposing players. In a 2007 poll, 66 percent of NHL players say that Sean Avery is the most hated player in the league.

Sean Avery - Did U Know?

  • Sean Avery is 5'10" tall and weighs 195 pounds.
  • Sean Avery lives across the street from the Rangers' home ice, Madison Square Garden.
  • Sean Avery is dating actress Elisha Cuthbert.
  • Sean Avery's favorite gadget is the iphone.
  • Sean Avery's favorite music artists are Neil Young and Radiohead.
  • Sean Avery plans to be an actor after he is finished playing hockey.
  • Sean Avery played in Finland during the lockout NHL season in 2005.
  • Sean Avery played a small role in the movie The Rocket.
  • Sean Avery Says...

    "It's funny, I don't realize I'm not 6'2" or 6'3"; I think I am delusional and feel as big as those guys. It's a good thing that I have that mentality. I can't believe I am only 5-foot-10 and just 195 pounds, so I go at guys and hope for the best."

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