Jimmy Hayes, former NHL player and Boston College champion, dead at 31

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Former NHL gamer Jimmy Hayes passed away on Monday early morning. He was 31. The cause of death has actually not been revealed yet. According to ESPN’s John Buccigross, Hayes is endured by his other half, Kristen, and 2 boys.

Hayes was picked in the 2nd round with the 60th choice in the 2008 NHL Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Massachusetts native tallied 109 points (54 objectives and 55 helps) in his NHL profession, that included time with the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils. His finest season featured the Panthers in 2014-15, when he scored 19 objectives in 72 video games.

Hayes last played hockey throughout the 2018-19 season for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, which are the AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins. 

Before reaching the NHL, Hayes was a standout at Boston College. In the 2009-10 season as a sophomore, he scored 13 objectives, tape-recorded 22 helps and assisted the group win a championship game. That Boston College group won the Frozen Four Final versus Wisconsin.

“Boston College Hockey is heartbroken over the passing of Jimmy Hayes,” Boston College authorities stated in a declaration. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Hayes family.”

The NHL neighborhood likewise shared acknowledgements for the Hayes household.

The previous NHL winger is the bro of present Philadelphia Flyers forward Kevin Hayes.

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