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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired defenseman Ron Hainsey. In exchange, the Carolina Hurricanes acquired forward Danny Kristo and a second-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. 

The Penguins will pay 50% of Hainsey’s contract. 

Ron Hainsey (Getty Images)

Ron Hainsey (Getty Images)

The 35-year-old Hainsey played in 300 games with the Hurricanes. That’s the 10th-most by a defenseman since the team moved to North Carolina. 

This is his 14th season — and he has 250 points in 891 career NHL games.

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