Hockey Fights "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Ron Hainsey on a three-year contract. The deal will pay Hainsey $3 million for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and $2.5..." June 24
Semin will be out indefinitely. Hainsey has the flu. Day to day.
Winnipeg Free Press "Unrestricted free agency is the holy grail for a players' association in any sport, so to have one of its leaders spurn the opportunity just wouldn't wash with the rank and file. Ron Hainsey's role with the NHLPA almost makes it a requirement that he test the free agent market on July 5. Were..." June 09
#NHLPA: Cory Schneider (VAN), Michael Cammalleri (CGY), Ron Hainsey (WPG), David Backes and Alex Pietrangelo (STL) on competition committee.
Winnipeg Free Press "What Ron Hainsey did, he did for his fellow players and for the game of hockey. There wasn't much in terms of personal gain for the Winnipeg Jets defenceman and, in fact, the downside has been both real and damaging. Hainsey's work for the NHLPA, stepping forward into a role of leadership..." April 18
Winnipeg Free Press "Ron Hainsey's play may have priced him right out of the trade market. Hainsey has long been seen as a player Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff might peddle at the deadline, but a number of factors are beginning to make such a deal less likely. To a slightly lesser degree, the same can be said for Nik..." March 19