|Assets:||Owns excellent size (6-2, 201 pounds) and offensive ability. Can play all three forward positions and has natural scoring instincts. Complements skilled linemates very well.|
|Flaws:||Needs to use his size with greater consistency to thrive at the highest level, especially in terms of scoring in the 'dirty areas'. Must also continue to work on his play in the defensive zone.|
|Career Potential:||Big forward with good upside.|
|HE||First All-Star Team||2013-14|
|NCAA||East First All-American Team||2013-14|
|10/12/2014||Missed 2 games (shoulder injury).|
|10/07/2014||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|8/20/2014||Signed by the New York Rangers to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|8/20/2014||Signed by the New York Rangers to an entry-level contract.|
|6/25/2010||Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1st round (24th overall) in 2010.|
| 10/10/2015 1:15 PM
NewsHayes found the net for his first goal of the season in Friday night's 4-2 win over Columbus.
| 10/06/2015 10:14 PM
NewsHayes will lineup on the wing on the team's second unit reports Andrew Gross of The Record.
Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes was the hero Wednesday versus Pittsburgh. | 04/22/2015 9:57 PM
NewsRangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes was the hero Wednesday versus Pittsburgh.
ImpactHe scored the game-winner less than four minutes into OT, and alos had three shots and a plus-one rating. Derick Brassard also tallied for the Rangers.
Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes had a goal and two assists in the, 4-2, victory over the Devils on Tuesday. | 04/07/2015 9:34 PM
NewsRangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes had a goal and two assists in the, 4-2, victory over the Devils on Tuesday.
ImpactHayes scored the first goal of the game and then assisted Ryan McDonaugh's goal on the power play. To cap off the great game, Hayes assisted Carl Hagelin's empty-netter. Hayes has 16 goals and 27 assists in 77 games this season.
Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes scored the only goal of the, 1-0, victory over the Flames. | 02/24/2015 9:47 PM
NewsRangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes scored the only goal of the, 1-0, victory over the Flames.
ImpactHayes scored on a pass from Derick Brassard in the third period. The Rangers have points in each of their last nine games. Hayes has 12 goals and 15 assists this season.
Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes scored for the third straight game on Saturday. | 02/15/2015 9:32 AM
NewsRangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes scored for the third straight game on Saturday.
ImpactHayes found the back of the net on the penalty kill as the Rangers scored four unanswered goals in the final period versus the Coyotes on Saturday. In addition to three consecutive games with a goal, he has five straight games with a point. Hayes has 10 goals and 15 assists in 51 games this season.
Rangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes posted the first multi-point game of his career with a goal and two assists Thursday night. | 02/13/2015 10:08 AM
NewsRangers rookie winger Kevin Hayes posted the first multi-point game of his career with a goal and two assists Thursday night.
ImpactThe 22-year-old has put together a solid first season with nine goals and 15 assists in 50 games. Hayes has six points in the last four games. He doesn't see a lot of ice time (ATOI 12:23), but he's played well primarily alongside Carl Hagelin.
Report: Rangers interested in Kevin Hayes | 07/17/2014 10:20 AM
NewsThe New York Rangers are reportedly interested in unsigned prospect Kevin Hayes.
New York Post
ImpactHayes is only under Chicago's control until August 15. If he doesn't sign by then, he'll become an unrestricted free agent and can join any team. Hayes, who has experience playing alongside Rangers forward Chris Kreider, would have a good chance of making the Rangers' opening game roster if he decides to sign with them. He had 27 goals and 65 points in 40 games with Boston College last season.
Blackhawks looking to sign Kevin Hayes | 06/07/2014 7:26 AM
NewsThe Chicago Blackhawks are looking to sign former first round pick Kevin Hayes in the off-season.
ImpactHayes was selected with the 24th pick in the 2010 draft and spent four seasons with Boston College. He became a left winger this past season after three years at center and responded with a 27 goal and 65 point season in 40 games after picking up only 17 goals and 50 assists in his first three college seasons which spanned 102 games. "He's 22 years old, so he's not in that 19-year-old category. He may not be a guy who has to spend a long time developing. So that's the benefit of leaving a player in college for four years," GM Stan Bowman said. "He's got a lot of talent. He played his first three years as center and this last year he was on the wing. It's certainly nice to see him be able to do both. He's got the combination of size and skill and that's hard to find." His brother Jimmy was a member of the Blackhawks organization before he was dealt to Florida in the Kris Versteeg deal in November.
K. Hayes expected to return to Boston College | 07/12/2013 8:16 AM
NewsKevin Hayes is expected to return to Boston College for his senior year.
ImpactHayes had six goals and 25 points in 27 games. After he finishes his college career, he should join the AHL to finish out the season. Beyond that, there's always a chance he'll make his NHL debut as a late season call up. Hayes was taken with the 24th overall pick in 2010.
|Goals||1||at CBJ||Oct 9||1|
|Assists||1||2 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||2|
|Points||1||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||3|
|Penalty Minutes||0||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||4|
|Plus/Minus||1||at CBJ||Oct 9||4|
|Power Play Goals||0||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||1|
|Power Play Points||0||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||1|
|Shorthanded Points||0||3 times-last:vs. CBJ||last:Oct 10||1|
|Shots||4||at CBJ||Oct 9||6|
|Penalty Minutes||22||2014-15 (NYR)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2014-15 (NYR)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2014-15 (NYR)|
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