Jimmy Hayes, who received a national hockey championship at Boston College and conducted seven seasons within the NHL, has died. He became 31.
Medics were called to Hayes’s home within the Boston suburbs on Monday, where he became pronounced dead, in step with police. No other tiny print surrounding the death were disclosed.
Hayes, a 6ft 5in right-soar, became drafted within the 2nd spherical (60th total) in 2008 by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Two years later, he helped Boston College to their 2nd straight national title, totaling 13 objectives and 22 assists in 42 video games as a sophomore. He made his NHL debut in December 2011 after a substitute to the Chicago Blackhawks.
“His warm persona made an immediate affect within the locker room and with our followers,” the Blackhawks stated in a statement. “We’re elated with the recollections he made in Chicago.”
Boston College additionally paid tribute to their old player. “Boston College Hockey is heartbroken over the passing of Jimmy Hayes. Our solutions and prayers exit to the full Hayes family,” read a statement on Twitter.
Hayes conducted 334 video games within the NHL and had 54 objectives and 55 assists. He additionally conducted for the Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins and Unusual Jersey Devils. Bruins captain Patrice Bergeron stated Hayes became “a pleasure to be around every on and off the ice”.
Hayes final conducted professionally in 2019 and had been a co-host of a podcast called Missin Curfew.
Hayes became born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Moreover to to his partner and kids, he is survived by four siblings and his fogeys, Shelagh and Kevin Hayes Sr.