MILTON, Mass. — Jimmy Hayes, who gained a nationwide hockey championship at Boston Faculty and performed seven seasons within the NHL, has died. He was 31.
A legislation enforcement official mentioned medics have been known as Monday to the Hayes house within the Boston suburbs, the place he was pronounced useless. No different particulars have been disclosed.
Hayes, a 6-foot-5 proper winger, was drafted within the second spherical (sixtieth general) in 2008 by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Two years later, he helped Boston Faculty to its second straight nationwide title, totaling 13 targets and 22 assists in 42 video games as a sophomore. He made his NHL debut in December 2011 after a commerce to the Chicago Blackhawks.
“His heat persona made a right away impression within the locker room and with our followers,” the Blackhawks mentioned in an announcement. “We’re happy with the reminiscences he made in Chicago.”
Boston College mentioned on Twitter it’s “heartbroken” over Hayes’ demise.
The Boston Bruins are heartbroken by the passing of Dorchester native and former Bruin Jimmy Hayes. Our ideas are together with his spouse Kristen, his sons Beau and Mac, and your complete Hayes household throughout this very troublesome time. pic.twitter.com/j9W7CyxSGs
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) August 23, 2021
He final performed professionally in 2019 and had been a co-host of a podcast known as “Missin Curfew.”
Hayes was born in Boston’s Dorchester part. Along with his spouse and kids, Hayes is survived by 4 siblings and his dad and mom, Shelagh and Kevin Hayes Sr.