Jimmy Hayes, former Bruin and Boston College hockey champion, dies at 31

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The Boston Globe 23 August, 2021 - 04:45pm 25 views

Is Jimmy Hayes related to Kevin Hayes?

Older brother of Flyers forward Kevin Hayes appeared in 334 games as a pro. Jimmy Hayes, who won a national hockey championship at Boston College and played seven seasons in the NHL, has died. He was 31. CBC.caJimmy Hayes, former NHL player and NCAA star, dies at 31

Is Jimmy Hayes retired?

Hayes last played professionally in 2019 and had been a co-host of a podcast called Missin Curfew. Hayes was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts. In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by four siblings and his parents, Shelagh and Kevin Hayes Sr. The GuardianFormer NHL and Boston College star Jimmy Hayes found dead at 31

Former Bruins Player Jimmy Hayes Found Dead In His Home In Milton

Fox News 23 August, 2021 - 01:32pm

MILTON, MA — Jimmy Hayes, a professional hockey player who played two of his seven NHL seasons with the Bruins died unexpectedly Monday morning at the age of 31.

Hayes was a Dorchester native who won an NCAA hockey championship at Boston College and moved on to play the remainder of his career for the Chicago Blackhawks.

The Boston Globe reported police and first responders went to Hayes's Milton home where he was pronounced dead at the scene. They said his death is not considered suspicious, but the cause of death has not been made available.

BC shared a statement in a tweet saying, "Boston College is heartbroken over the passing of Jimmy Hayes. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Hayes family."

Hayes started his NHL career in Chicago, playing for the Blackhawks. His NHL debut was December 30, 2011, against the Detroit Red Wings.

The Bruins signed Hayes to a three-year, $6.9 million contract in July 2015. They bought out his contract two summers later.

Hayes leaves behind his wife and two sons.

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