MILTON, Mass. — Jimmy Hayes, who received a nationwide hockey championship at Boston Faculty and performed seven seasons within the NHL, has died. He was 31.
A regulation enforcement official stated medics on Monday have been known as to the Hayes residence within the Boston suburbs, the place he was pronounced lifeless. No different particulars have been disclosed.
Hayes, a 6-foot-5 proper wing, was drafted within the second spherical (sixtieth total) 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 character made a direct influence within the locker room and with our followers,” the Blackhawks stated in an announcement. “We’re pleased with the reminiscences he made in Chicago.”
Boston College stated on Twitter it’s “heartbroken” over the 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 the whole Hayes household throughout this very tough time. pic.twitter.com/j9W7CyxSGs
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) August 23, 2021
He final performed professionally in 2019 and had been a cohost of a podcast known as “Missin Curfew.”
Hayes was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Along with his spouse and youngsters, Hayes is survived by 4 siblings and his mother and father, Shelagh and Kevin Hayes Sr.