Along with 149 penalty minutes in just 16 games, he tallied 26 points for the Mechanics, including two hat tricks, making him the first player in Mechanics history to record two hat tricks in one season.
Several players spoke publicly of their dissatisfaction with the NHL Players' Association’s leadership during the lockout, including Avery, who publicly blamed NHLPA president Bob Goodenow for wasting an entire season with a battle that alienated fans and yielded few results.
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Avery did not think Nicole Brown was glamorous enough to be a "girlfriend of a hockey player in Hollywood." After joining the Rangers, he scored 20 points in 29 games to help the team complete a 17–4–6 end-of-season run to qualify for the playoffs.Nevertheless, the team re-signed him to a one-year deal.During his time with the Kings, Avery has been said to have mocked Dustin Brown about his lisp.After clearing waivers on February 9, 2009, Avery was assigned to the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Rangers' AHL affiliate, although he remained a member of the Stars organization (that season, the Stars had no AHL affiliate).On October 31, 2011, the Rangers placed Avery on 24-hour re-entry waivers.