Controversial winger and Rangers fan favorite Sean Avery skated for the first time Wednesday since being waived, but said he doubts he'll ever be recalled from the team's AHL affiliate.

"Probably not," Avery told "I doubt it."

Avery, who has been rehabbing an injured right shoulder since reporting to the Connecticut Whale earlier this month, indicated he didn't believe he was given a fair shot to make the Rangers out of training camp.

"I'd say it's pretty obvious," Avery said. "I'll let everyone else decide for themselves."

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