NEW YORK (AP) -New York Rangers forward Sean Avery has been hospitalized after lacerating his spleen during a playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
In a statement Wednesday, the team said the noted agitator was taken to St. Vincent's hospital after New York's 5-3 loss Tuesday night and was admitted following a CT scan.
Avery will be sidelined for the remainder of the season, the Rangers said in a statement, but is expected to make a full recovery.

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