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Ron Hainsey | Defenseman | #65

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/24/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (13) / MON
Contract: view contract details

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Ron Hainsey has rejoined the Hurricanes for Friday's morning skate.
Hainsey was absent from Thursday's practice. Given that he's skating with the team again after his brief absence, he'll probably be available for Friday's contest. Feb 12 - 11:01 AM

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Ron Hainsey is the owner of an NHL record that no player wants.

Hainsey has played in 805 career games without making the playoffs. Olli Jokinen was the previous record holder as he didn't participate in his first postseason run until he had 799 career contests under his belt. "That number, it’s just not something I really spend much time with," Hainsey said. "I will say, I’d much rather have won three Cups by now and played 120 playoff games, but that just hasn’t been the way it’s gone, you know? We’ve got enough to worry about day after day in every season." At least the streak might end this season as the Hurricanes are still in the fight for a playoff spot.
Feb 3 - 10:57 AM

Ron Hainsey played in his 800th NHL game on Friday.

Congratulations are in order on the accomplishment. Hainsey has three goals and nine assists this season. He was drafted 13th overall in the first round of the 2000 Draft. While he has no fantasy value at the age of 34, Hainsey had three straight 30-plus point seasons in the NHL earlier in his career.
Jan 16 - 6:55 AM

Ron Hainsey had an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss to Philadelphia Monday night.

Hainsey snapped a seven-game point drought. He has five points in 21 contests in 2015-16 and if anything he's likely to finish below his present point-per-game pace.
Tue, Nov 24, 2015 05:43:00 AM

Ron Hainsey picked up only his second assist of the season on Friday.

Hainsey and Eric Staal set up Jordan Staal for the Hurricanes only goal of the game. Hainsey has two goals and four points in 13 games this season and while his goal total is good for a defenseman, he is a marginal fantasy asset at this time.
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 04:01:00 AM

Ron Hainsey scored the overtime winner for Carolina Thursday night in a wild 3-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Hainsey now has more goals in his past two games (two) than Sidney Crosby has all season so far. The 34-year-old has already matched his total from 81 games last year. You could place a bet on Hainsey continuing to outscore Crosby this season, but we wouldn't expect you to be successful.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 10:26:00 PM

Ron Hainsey scored a goal in a 3-1 win over Detroit on Tuesday.

Hainsey has a goal and an assist in nine games this season. He's not expected to contribute much offensively this season.
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 10:13:00 AM

Ron Hainsey didn't participate in Wednesday's preseason game due to a lower-body injury.

Hainsey was hurt during a practice on Tuesday and the severity of his injury isn't known yet. He had two goals and 10 points in 81 contests last season.
Thu, Oct 1, 2015 10:48:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes killed off four penalties on Friday and did not allow a shot on goal.

Yes, we do know that the Hurricanes played the offensively-lacking Maple Leafs but this was still quite an accomplishment as Toronto is tied for sixth in the NHL in power play shots on goal. "We got better defensively as it went," defenseman Ron Hainsey said. "The first period we spent a little too much time in our zone. We would have liked to have possessed it more but they're playing a little more of defensive style and make it a lot harder to create. They're not trading chances as they were previously and it was more of a grinding, not-a-lot-of-room kind of game."
Sat, Feb 21, 2015 06:44:00 AM

Ron Hainsey didn't take part in Friday's practice due to flu-like symptoms.

Hainsey has six points in 52 games in 2014-15. He still might be fine for Saturday's contest, but the Hurricanes are expected to hedge their bets by calling up a defenseman.
Fri, Feb 13, 2015 12:18:00 PM

Ron Hainsey had an assist in Carolina's 2-1 shootout win versus Arizona.

Hainsey has a goal and six points in 50 games this season. He's a defensive defenseman with 65 hits and 81 blocked shots in 2014-15.
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 09:28:00 AM

Ron Hainsey buried his first goal of the season Tuesday as Carolina outlasted New Jersey by a score of 2-1 in a shootout.

Hainsey is as far from a fantasy commodity as one can be, as he has mustered just four points, a minus-9 rating and two penalty minutes in 33 games played. Patrick Dwyer and Andrej Sekera picked up assists on the marker.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 10:53:00 PM

Veteran defenseman Ron Hainsey was a healthy scratch on Saturday.

Coach Bill Peters decided to go with Ryan Murphy as he wanted a puck-carrying defenseman in the lineup and that's Murphy's game. Look for Hainsey to get back in the Carolina lineup on Tuesday when they host the Buffalo Sabres.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 06:50:00 AM

Coach Bill Peters was happy with the play of defensemen Ron Hainsey and Jay Harrison after the first day of practice.

Hainsey signed a three year deal with the Hurricanes in June and should be a three-four defenseman in Carolina. He used to be an offensive force but had only 15 points last season in 82 games with 124 blocked shots and a minus-nine rating. He is not worth picking up in most fantasy pools.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 08:02:00 AM

Ron Hainsey has inked a three-year deal with Carolina worth $8.5 million.

He will make $3 million for the next two seasons and $2.5 million in 2016-17. Hainsey would've been eligible for unrestricted free agency on July 1. He dressed in all 82 games last campaign, while compiling 15 points, 124 blocked shots and a minus-9 rating. He also averaged 21:26 per contest.
Tue, Jun 24, 2014 04:54:00 PM

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