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Eriah Hayes
Born July 7, 1988 (1988-07-07) (age 33)
La Crescent, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present

Eriah Hayes (born July 7, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing with the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing Career[]

Eriah attended Minnesota State University, Mankato where he played four seasons (from 2009 to 2013) of NCAA Division I hockey with the Minnesota State Mavericks, registering 52 goals, 44 assists, 96 points, and 245 penalty minutes in 153 games.

On April 5, 2013, the San Jose Sharks signed him as a free agent to an NHL entry-level contract.

On January 3, 2014 after playing in 36 AHL games, Eriah was recalled from the Worcester Sharks to join San Jose, but a winter storm prevented him from joining the team in time for the January 4, 2014 match against the Colorado Avalanche.

On January 6, 2014, he made his NHL debut in a 3-2 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

On January 30, 2014, (in a game against the Calgary Flames), Eriah scored his first NHL goal.