Sean Avery waived again

Updated: December 31, 2011, 12:47 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Subtract one fan favorite from the NHL's Winter Classic festivities.

The New York Rangers have waived controversial winger Sean Avery for the second time this season.

The 31-year-old Avery, who was waived in October during the preseason, has been a scratch for nine straight games. He has three goals in 15 games this season, but averaged only 7 minutes, 1 second in ice time before his most recent exile.

Avery made his season debut Nov. 5 against Montreal ...

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