page contents

Grizzled Cup winner Ron Hainsey looks compatible with Morgan Rielly on Toronto Maple Leafs’ blueline

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — They don’t have the makings of a great buddy film just yet.

But the casting looks right: sardonic 36-year-old Ron Hainsey, a veteran defenceman with the dental damage to prove it, and Morgan Rielly, 13 years his junior, eager to learn from a Stanley Cup winner.

Their pairing was one of the first ideas Mike Babcock thought of in the summer, when Hainsey signed and the coach’s attention turned to further cutting down the Toronto Maple Leafs’ league-worst shots against.

“In my travels, I’ve played with a few guys over the years,” Hainsey said Saturday, his second day with Rielly at training camp. “In Carolina, we only had 21-year-olds, …
NHL News

One comment

  1. Appreciating the hard work you put into your
    site and detailed information you provide.
    It’s awesome to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the
    same out of date rehashed material. Excellent read!
    I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.