Sean Avery was rushed to St. Vincent’s Medical Center after the team’s game 3 loss and was diagnosed with a lacerated spleen. Avery’s spleen was not removed and he isn’t expected to need surgery, but he will most likely remain hospitalized for the next few days.
Avery will be out for the rest of this season, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Update, 3:00 PM: Initial reports from the Daily News that said Avery had gone into cardiac arrest and was unconscious are being denied by the Rangers, who say he “walked into the hospital” and was never in a life-threatening situation.
Personally, I want to add that we here at 5-hole.com wish Sean all the best in his recovery and we hope to see him in Broadway blue next year.