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Former UMass Lowell River Hawks still available

(Photo/Clint Trahan/Abbotsford Heat) The National Hockey League free agency period got underway a few weeks ago and many free agents have re-signed with their former teams or have moved on to new teams. However, a few former UMass Lowell River Hawks have yet to find a place to play hockey in 2014-15. Although there is plenty of time to get a contract signed with a professional hockey...
Via Mill City Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Hurricanes extend Ron Hainsey for three years

(Photo/Gregg Forwerck/Getty Images) Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager the Carolina Hurricanes, announced on Tuesday that the Canes have agreed to terms with defenseman Ron Hainsey on a three-year contract extension. The deal will pay Hainsey $3 million for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and $2.5 million in 2016-17. Although the former River Hawk signed...
Via Mill City Sports
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Sign Ron Hainsey to Three-Year Contract Extension

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 million in 2016-17. Hainsey, 33, was one of two Hurricanes to play in all 82 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Hainsey Re-Signs With The Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, NC – 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 million in 2016-17.   Hainsey, 33, was one of two Hurricanes...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes hire a new coach, but Francis faces more tough decisions on players

The Carolina Hurricanes first promoted Ron Francis to general manager, which was expected. The Canes then hired a new head coach, Bill Peters, which was a bit of a surprise. But while those were two major moves for the organization, there are some hard decisions still to be made in the coming weeks. The Canes have the No. 7 pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Do they want to stay...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks: April 14-20

(Photo/Alan Sullivan) This week (April 14-20) features 11 former River Hawks in 24 games in the AHL and ECHL over six of the next seven days. The 2013-14 National Hockey League regular season has come to a close and with this comes the end of the season for Carter Hutton, Ron Hainsey, Chad Ruhwedel and Christian Folin. The Minnesota Wild are still in the hunt for a Stanley...
Via View From 123
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Musings: Confidence Breeds Success

Confidence is infectious. Especially when the leader of the troops is emitting it as much as Ron Hainsey used to give the puck away (Sorry Ron). But the Winnipeg Jets are more confident when crossing the .500 percentage threshold. Add to that a 3-1 win against the Central Division leading Chicago Blackhawks in their own barn on Sunday night after being heavily outplayed for...
Via Jets All Out
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks: March 10-16

(Photo/James Guillory/USA TODAY) This week (March 10-16) features 10 former River Hawks in 24 games in the NHL, AHL and ECHL over the six of the next seven days. A big week of action could be in store if all former River Hawks remain with their current teams. Chad Ruhwedel and the Buffalo Sabres will battle both Ron Hainsey and the Carolina Hurricanes and Carter Hutton...
Via View From 123
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Newest Ranger St. Louis gets big assist in win over Hurricanes

Marty St. Louis has provided glimpses of who he is and what he can be through two games with the Rangers, in which he and his teammates have attempted to learn one another on the fly. Friday night against the Hurricanes, it wasn’t so much what anyone learned about St. Louis, but what the reigning Art Ross Trophy winner reinforced in making the five-on-three pass Derek Stepan converted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade Deadlines passes, Ron Hainsey stays put with Carolina

(Photo/Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images) As 3:00 p.m. eastern time came and went, Ron Hainsey‘s name was not mentioned in any confirmed deals. It seems the defensemen will stay put with the Carolina Hurricanes for the remainder of the season. Hainsey had been rumored as one of the possible top-30 players to be moved at the 2014 National Hockey League trade deadline and with...
Via View From 123
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks: March 3-9

(Photo/Micheline V/Rochester Americans) This week (March 3-9) features nine former River Hawks in 22 games in the NHL, AHL and ECHL over the five of the next seven days. The National Hockey League is back in full swing which means Carter Hutton and Ron Hainsey are back at it. Additionally, the American Hockey League and ECHL are gearing up for the home stretch. Our Game’s...
Via View From 123
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell Alumni Report: February 2014

The latest edition of the UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report is now available! Take a look at the February 2014 edition now! With the National Hockey League on their Olympic break for most of February, we focus on those playing in the American Hockey League, ECHL and overseas this month. However, we do feature Ron Hainsey during his return to game action. Barry Goers is our featured...
Via View From 123
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes approaching point of no return

Canes coach Kirk Muller talked about his team hitting the restart button after the Olympic break. They're still trying to find that button. The Canes now are 0-2 after the break, following up a last-minute loss to Buffalo with the 4-1 beating by the Dallas Stars on Thursday. There was no apparent fire or urgency in the first period as the Stars grabbed a 2-0 lead. "For...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ron Hainsey throws down for first time since 2012

Ron Hainsey came to the defense of his goaltender on Thursday night after Anton Khudobin was taken out by Antoine Roussel. Hainsey is not known as a fighter in the National Hockey League. Over Hainsey’s 14-year professional career, the defensemen has only 10 career regular season fights and only three in the past five seasons. Hainsey has eight career NHL regular season fights...
Via View From 123
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks: Feb. 24 – Mar. 2

(Photo/Adirondack Phantoms/Facebook) As the NHL returns from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, this week (Feb. 24 – Mar. 2) features 10 former River Hawks in 23 games in the NHL, AHL and ECHL. Ron Hainsey and Carter Hutton will return to action with their respective National Hockey League teams this week as the players return from the Olympics. Hainsey is scheduled for...
Via View From 123
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

River Hawks Alumni Report: January 2014

The latest edition of the UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report is now available! Take a look at the January 2014 edition now! With the 2014 Winter Olympics just a few weeks away in Sochi, Russia, we look at former UMass Lowell River Hawks who once skated for their respective countries in the Olympic Games. Jon Morris, Mark Kumpel, Yorick Treille, Laurent Meunier, Baptiste Amar...
Via View From 123
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Musings: Confidence Breeds Success

Confidence is infectious. Especially when the leader of the troops is emitting it as much as Ron Hainsey used to give the puck away (Sorry Ron). But the Winnipeg Jets are more confident when crossing the .500 percentage threshold. Add to that a 3-1 win against the Central Division leading Chicago Blackhawks in their own barn on Sunday night after being heavily outplayed...
Via Jets All Out
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fixing the third defense pair

Poor depth has been the root of a lot of the Hurricanes problems this year and a major one has been finding a consistent third defense pairing. The blue line was a major concern for this team coming into the season but the third pairing wasn't supposed to be a problem. If anything, a problem last year was that the Hurricanes had "too many" third pairing guys and not...
Via Shutdown Line
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks (1/6-1/12)

(Photo/Fort Wayne Komets/Facebook) Week 14 in former River Hawks action features 11 former River Hawks in 30 games over six of the next seven days in the NHL, AHL and ECHL. In NHL action, Carter Hutton is set for four games with the Nashville Predators and Ron Hainsey will skate in three games with the Carolina Hurricanes. Those in the American Hockey League are all scheduled...
Via View From 123
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report: December 2013

The latest edition of the UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report is now available! Former River Hawk and current member of the Buffalo Sabres organization Chad Ruhwedel is this month’s cover photo. Ruhwedel has four goals and 10 assists for 14 points over his 26 games with the Rochester Americans, the AHL affiliate of the Sabres. The defenseman was recalled to the Sabres during...
Via View From 123
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Net cam view of Dion Phaneuf's empty net goal

In the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes last night, we got to see a very unique view of Dion Phaneuf's empty net goal. The Leafs defenseman dumped the puck down the ice, towards the Hurricanes empty net. Carolina's defenseman, Ron Hainsey tried his best to hustle down the ice and try to prevent the puck from going into his net. He wasn't there...
Via Talk Hockey
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

This Week in Former River Hawks (12/30-1/5)

(Photo/Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports) This week features 11 former River Hawks in 34 games over six of the next seven days in the NHL, AHL and ECHL. Ron Hainsey, Carter Hutton, Bobby Robins, Scott Campbell, Barry Goers, David Vallorani and Chris Auger will all have four games this week, while the remainder of the former River Hawks will skate in three games. This week...
Via View From 123
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Play as former River Hawks in EA Sports NHL 14

EA Sports NHL 14 is the 23rd installment of the NHL series and was released on September 10, 2013 in North America, and was released three days later in Europe as well as Australia and New Zealand. NHL 14 has overhauls to two game engines, based on other sports titles developed by EA Canada. The collision physics are now powered by the same core technology behind the FIFA Player...
Via View From 123
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Solving the Hurricanes defense logjam

As everyone slowly returns to health, the Hurricanes will have some roster decisions to make over the next few days. The team has been the center of a lot of trade rumors lately and with there being 23 skaters and three goaltenders at practice now, there are bound to be some bodies moved soon. The most obvious decision they'll have to make is whether or not they want to trade...
Via Shutdown Line
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report: November 2013

The latest edition of the UMass Lowell River Hawks Alumni Report is now available! Former River Hawk and current Providence Bruin Bobby Robins is this month’s cover photo. Robins has 71 penalty minutes this year already, including seven fights. The P-Bruins forward topped all AHL skaters during the 2012-13 season in penalty minutes and was no stranger to dropping the gloves. Included...
Via View From 123
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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