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by Paul on 04/08/06 at 09:43 AM ET
Avery let loose more passion than he or his teammates displayed on the ice against the Sharks, unleashing an unprompted, obscenity-laced tirade at Brian Hayward, the Ducks' color commentator who is part of the NBC broadcast team for today's game at Staples Center. In a season full of look-at-me moments by Avery, add this: He walked into the dressing room Friday and started cursing at Hayward for comments the former NHL goaltender made about Avery's attitude during Tuesday's 6-2 rout by the Ducks. Avery twice walked briskly at Hayward, but players and team officials interceded. The incident ended with Avery criticizing Hayward's ability as a player. To which Hayward, a Cornell University graduate, replied: "How would you know? You were in the third year of the eighth grade then."read on (reg. req.) added 12:45pm, More of this from the CP via TSN.
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