Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 10/21/14

ATLANTA - OCTOBER 29: Ron Hainsey #6 of the Atlanta Thrashers against the Washington Capitals at Philips Arena on October 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Ron Hainsey gets 1yr / $2M from the Hurricanes. #TSN — Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) September 12, 2013 added 3:29pm, RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, 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 one-year contract. The deal will pay Hainsey $2 million. “Ron is an experienced, two-way defenseman,” said Rutherford. “He was very interested in joining our team this summer, and was patient as we waited for updated information about Joni Pitkanen’s injury. We are happy to be able to solidify our defense with a player of this caliber at this stage.”
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