Ron Hainsey News
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Maple Leafs have signed Ron Hainsey to a two-year deal worth $6.0M ($3.0M AAV).
Hainsey posted strong offensive numbers early in his career, but has not topped 20 points in the last seven seasons. Hainsey is a mobile defenseman who is expected to play the right side in Toronto, but likely won’t be called upon to play heavy minutes.
Hainsey is week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
It is a terrible time to be a Penguins’ defenseman because they just can’t stay healthy. Hanse left Wednesday’s game in Philadelphia and did not return and is expected to miss at least a few weeks with an upper-body injury.
The Penguins have acquired Ron Hainsey from the Hurricanes in exchange for a 2017 2nd round pick and Danny Kristo.
Hainsey is a mobile, veteran defenseman, who has scored four goals with 10 assists (14 points) in 56 games this season. He could make his Penguins debut in the outdoor game on Saturday. The injuries to Trevor Daley, Olli Maatta and Kris Letang necessitated this move for the Penguins.
Hainsey (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Hainsey has 10 points (2G / 8A) in 43 games this season, but will be a game-time decision tonight in Columbus. If Hainsey is unable to play, Klas Dahlbeck will be ini the Hurricanes’ lineup.
Hainsey (illness) will not play vs. the Capitals.
Hainsey will be scratched on Tuesday due to an illness, so the Hurricanes have recalled Trevor Carrick from Charlotte and he will make his NHL debut tonight. Hainsey is listed as day-to-day.
Hainsey (flu-like symptoms) is questionable for Saturday.
Hainsey missed Hurricanes practice on Friday and is questionable for tomorrow’s game in Minnesota. The Hurricanes will recall a defenseman and then make a decision on Hainsey tomorrow.
Hainsey is ill and will be a game-time decision tonight.
Hainsey did not take part in the Hurricanes morning skate because of the illness and will be replaced by Jay Harrison if he can't go tonight vs. the Maple Leafs. Hainsey averages 21:20 TOI and has 10 points (3G / 7A) with a minus-9 rating in 43 games.
Hainsey missed practice this morning but will play tonight vs. the Wild.
Hainsey has two goals and two assists with a minus-5 rating in 16 games. He is not a fantasy relevant defenseman.
The Canes, looking to fill the void left by injured defenseman Joni Pitkanen, signed free-agent defenseman Ron Hainsey on Thursday. General manager Jim Rutherford said Hainsey would receive a one-year, $2 million contract.
He played 47 games for the Jets last season, with no goals and 13 assists. He led Winnipeg in blocked shots (123).
Hainsey just confirmed he's in, Postma will be out
Hainsey sat out the Jets last game with a hand injury. He will return to the lineup tonight vs. Carolina. He has nine assists in 32 games this season.
Ron Hainsey tells reporters his hand injury won't allow him to play tonight but he's not expecting it to be a long term injury #NHLJets
Hainsey has nine assists in 32 games. Consider him day-to-day.
#NHLJets Hainsey leaves morning skate early but looks ready to play. #winnipegjets
Hainsey skated but will not play tonight. He registered 10 assists in 56 games this season.
Hainsey is out w/the foot injury.
Hainsey probably misses the rest of the regular season. He registered 10 assists in 56 games.