Kris Letang

Bolton's Hainsey Finally Gets A Shot At Stanley Cup

Bolton's Hainsey Finally Gets A Shot At Stanley Cup

This is how Ron Hainsey's NHL record for most regular-season games played without a playoff appearance really started.

"We used to bring Ronnie to Whalers games in his pajamas from baby on," Hainsey's mom Kerry said Friday.

Kerry's parents were Whalers season ticketholders. Later, she and her husband Marty bought their own. Marty was an Ulf Samuelsson fan. Kerry was a Ron Francis fan, although she admits, "I personally loved the New York Rangers' Ron Duguay.

"Anyway, we'd bring Ronnie home to Bolton and he'd slide around the kitchen playing hockey. He'd sing 'The Star Spangled Banner.'"

Unlike Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher's wife,...

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