|Born||November 21, 1989 |
|Height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight||221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb)|
|NHL Draft||60th overall, 2008|
Toronto Maple Leafs
Jimmy Hayes (born on November 21, 1989) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing with the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
In 2005-06, Jimmy was a member of the U.S. National U-17 Team at the 2005 Four Nations Tournament hosted in Russia.
Then he was selected to the 2006 U.S. U-17 Select Team and participated at the U-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament hosted in the Czech Republic.
Jimmy was selected first overall in the 2006 USHL Futures Draft by the Ohio Junior Blue Jackets.
In 2006-07, he played for the U.S. NTDP U-18 Team. Jimmy was also a member of the silver medal U.S. Team at the 2007 IIHF World U-18 Championship hosted in Finland.
2007-08 marked Jimmy's second season with the U.S. National Team Development. In 18 games with the U-18 team, he tallied 7 points. In 19 games with the U.S. National Team, he tallied 10 points.
In February of 2008, he had his USHL rights traded from the Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets to the Lincoln Stars.
Shortly after, he was released from the NTDP program and joined the Lincoln Stars.
Jimmy played with the Lincoln Stars for 21 games and recorded 4 goals and 11 assists during this stretch. He also had 9 postseason points in 8 playoff games with the Stars.
In the fall of 2008, Jimmy signed a letter of intent to attend Boston College (H-East).
In his three-year, 117 game tenure with the Boston College Eagles, Jimmy tallied a total of 81 points - 42 goals and 39 assists.
As a freshman in the 2008-09 season, he played in 36 games and registered 13 points: 8 goals and 5 assists.
Of the eight goals, one was a game-winning goal, one was a power play goal, and one was a shorthanded goal.
At the end of the season, Jimmy ranked fifth on the team with 75 shorts. He is also noted to have recorded two multiple-goal games, including one hat trick.
As a sophomore in the 2009-10 season, Jimmy played in all 42 of the team's games. During that time he registered 35 points (13 goals and 22 assists).
He is also credited with three power play goals, three game-winning goals, and a +7 rating (see Plus-minus).
Jimmy had 9 multiple point games during this season, including one four-point outing and one three-point night.
His effort during the postseason helped to lift the Boston College Eagles over Maine in a 7-6 overtime victory during the Hockey East championship game on March 20.
Jimmy and his BC teammates were also crowned NCAA Div. 1 Champions winning the Frozen Four Final in Detroit at Ford's Field.
On June 26, 2010, the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Jimmy to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for the 43rd overall selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (Bradley Ross).
On December 30, 2011, Jimmy made his NHL debut against the Detroit Red Wings. On January 2, 2012, he scored his first NHL goal against Devan Dubynk of the Edmonton Oilers.
On January 5, 2012, he scored his second goal in his third career game against Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers.
On April 21, 2012, Jimmy participated in his first playoff in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals with the Blackhawks.
Regular season and playoffs
|2006–07||U.S. National Under-18 Team||NAHL||14||6||8||14||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||U.S. National Under-18 Team||NAHL||19||2||8||10||6||—||—||—||—||—|
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|World Junior A Challenge|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|