Deadspin.com first reported the rumor following Avery being scratched Friday night from the Whales’ game.
The Rangers denied the rumor, stating Avery hasn’t spit on anyone.
Avery took to Twitter to defend himself Saturday afternoon, saying “Try not to BELIEVE everything u read. Gentlemen don’t spit.”
Rumors follow this guy around everywhere. I guess that’s why New York loves him. Like Avery said, you can’t believe everything you hear.
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