The New Jersey Devil and the former New York Ranger famously came to blows while Avery was in the NHL, and now they’re sparring again over Avery’s short-lived turn on "Dancing With the Stars."
Avery and long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad were the first two stars sent home in the reality series’ 18th season.
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When NJ.com asked what Brodeur thought about Avery and pro partner Karina Smirnoff’s early elimination, the Devils’ goalie couldn’t resist shaking a stick at his former opponent. "What more could he do to embarrass himself?" Brodeur added. "There it is!"
Of course, Avery is not one to take a potshot lying down. He fired back on Twitter:
Avery deleted that tweet and then came back with this post, which appears to be a dig against Brodeur’s personal life:
Embarrassing is when u sleep with the #Nanny and get caught 🙂