Earlier this month, former New York Rangers forward Sean Avery was left off the "Clear Day" roster for the AHL Connecticut Whale, rendering him ineligible for the rest of the regular season and the Calder Cup Playoffs. In fact, the Whale told Avery — a frequent healthy scratch after his demotion — he was no longer required to show up for practices or games.
Like any fashion obsessed pop culture icon, Avery sought refuge on the Bravo network, guesting on Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens Live!" with Nicole Richie. It was on its web-only after show that Avery proclaimed he was "officially retired" from professional hockey (around the 4:30 mark):