Cross Checks: Ron Hainsey

The Atlanta Thrashers are getting calls on defenseman Johnny Oduya and tire-kicking on fellow blueliner Ron Hainsey.

The Thrashers have a surplus of defensemen, so they would be dealing from a position of strength.

Hainsey, however, would be a pricey pickup; he'll have two years remaining on his current deal at $4.5 million this season, next season and in 2012-13.

• A short Canucks update: We want to remind folks that Vancouver is eyeing Marty Reasoner and Zenon Konopka.

• A Hurricanes source says there is still no deal for a defenseman.

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