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Kevin Hayes | Winger

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/8/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 225
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Kevin Hayes has five points in his last five games.
Hayes helped his own cause with a couple of assists on Friday as he set up both of Rick Nash's goals as the duo seem to be clicking at this time. Hayes now has seven points in the playoffs and kudos to you if you took him late in your playoff pool. May 23 - 7:23 AM
Source: NY Post

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Kevin Hayes picked up his fifth point of playoffs, and his third point in four games, during Wednesday's 6-5 overtime loss in Game 3.

Hayes saw his ice time dip for the second straight game, now down to 13:21. But he actually played one more shift, indicating that Coach Vigneault has the rookie on a tight leash. Hayes' assist came on the power play early in the third when he set up Ryan McDonagh with a no-look cross-ice pass, tying the game at four. Hayes now has three assists and five points in 15 postseason games. He also has 19 goals and 50 points in 94 total games during his rookie campaign.
May 21 - 1:00 AM

Kevin Hayes lit the lamp for the Rangers in their 2-1 overtime win in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the Capitals on Wednesday night.

Hayes’ second goal of the playoffs (third point) came as a result of an excellent cross-ice pass from J.T. Miller on the power play. All Hayes had to do was redirect it into the net, tying the game at one. He played 18:18 in the win. The rookie recorded 17 goals and 45 points in 79 games during the regular season.
May 14 - 12:11 AM

Kevin Hayes recorded an assist in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals on Thursday.

Hayes now has two points in six playoff games. He had a solid rookie campaign with 17 goals and 45 points in 79 contests.
May 1 - 11:29 AM

Kevin Hayes got his name in the Rangers' record books with his overtime goal on Wednesday.

Hayes became the first Rangers rookie to ever net an overtime goal on the road in a playoff game. He also became the first Rangers player to have his first career playoff goal come in overtime since Don Murdoch did it on April 13, 1978. "This was his best game of the series," Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said of Hayes. "We need him to play the way he's played for us throughout the year. Obviously, this is playoff hockey and a bigger stage. He's learning how to deal with it with the help of his teammates and tonight he scored a big goal and that's going to help his confidence and he'll be better moving forward."
Apr 23 - 10:12 AM

Rookie Kevin Hayes scored 3:14 into overtime as the New York Rangers notched a 2-1 victory over the Penguins in Pittsburgh Wednesday night.

So the Rangers now lead this Eastern Conference First Round series 3-1 and can eliminate the Penguins in Game 5 in New York Friday night. All four games in the series have been decided by one goal, including three 2-1 wins by the Rangers. Hayes' goal was his first in the postseason. He had 17 in the regular season. The puck popped to Hayes for the game winner Wednesday on the left side of the net after left winger Carl Hagelin pushed it across. Right winger Martin St. Louis got it to the net, curling around the right post. Derick Brassard's goal at 17:15 of the second tied the game at 1-1. It was Brassard's third goal of the series. Rick Nash had the primary assist, giving him four points (three assists) in the series.
Apr 22 - 10:44 PM

The New York Rangers did their local rivals a favor as they beat the Washington Capitals 4-2 on Saturday.

With this outcome, the Islanders can leapfrog the Capitals for home-ice advantage in what could be an entertaining 2. vs. 3. series. Kevin Hayes scored a goal and an assist in this win, finishing the 2014-15 season strong with 28 points in his last 35 games.
Apr 11 - 3:21 PM

Kevin Hayes scored a goal and added two assists in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Devils.

It was the second three-point game of Hayes' rookie season. While Hayes may not quite crack Rookie of the Year considerations, it's worth noting that he now has 16 goals and 43 points through 70 games this season.
Apr 7 - 10:47 PM

Kevin Hayes recorded two assists in a 5-1 win against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday.

Hayes extended his point streak to four games. He has 14 goals and 38 points in 70 contests in 2014-15.
Mar 27 - 11:21 AM

Kevin Hayes extended his points streak to three games when he scored the Rangers' second goal in Tueday's 4-2 loss to the Kings.

The Rangers were simply outplayed by a Kings team that's fighting for its playoff life as the season draws to a close. Hayes for his part scored off a patient pass from Dan Boyle, and an even more patient and precise snapper from the high slot. Hayes now has 14 goals and 36 points this season. Not bad for a rookie.
Mar 24 - 11:41 PM

Kevin Hayes has been moved up to the Rangers' second line.

Hayes is getting an opportunity to play a bigger role during Martin St. Louis' (lower body) absence. Hayes has 13 goals and 32 points in 65 games in 2014-15. His new linemates will be Derick Brassard and Mats Zuccarello.
Mar 18 - 9:34 AM

Forward Kevin Hayes recorded his 18th and 19th assists of the season in the New York Rangers' 3-1 triumph over the Capitals in Washington Wednesday night.

Hayes assisted on the Rangers' opening goal, scored by Carl Hagelin at 8:20 of the first period, and on the Rangers' second goal, scored by J.T. Miller at 16:34 of the first period. Martin St. Louis made it 3-1 when he found the net at 17:33 of the third period. Hagelin's goal was his 15th of the season. Miller's goal was his seventh. And St. Louis popped in No. 19. The Rangers never trailed in the game. The Rangers, 42-17-7, moved into sole possession of first place in the Metropolitan Division.
Mar 11 - 10:59 PM

Kevin Hayes will be bumped back to the third line Thursday night when the Rangers play Arizona.

He will play between Carl Hagelin and J.T. Miller after he replaced Rick Nash on the top line during a 1-0 win over Calgary this past Tuesday. Hayes scored the only goal of the match to give him 27 points in 56 games. Nash will be back Thursday night. Hayes has six goals and 10 points in 12 contests during the month of February.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 26 - 2:36 PM

Kevin Hayes scored the only goal for either team in a 1-0 win by the New York Rangers over Calgary Tuesday night.

Hayes has been a pleasant surprise for the Blueshirts of late with five goals in his past eight outings. His playing time isn't guaranteed at this time, but the first round pick certainly has the potential to keep up his pace.
Feb 24 - 10:44 PM

Kevin Hayes scored for the third game in a row during the Rangers’ 5-1 victory over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

The Rangers scored four unanswered goals in the third period. The 22-year-old rookie is playing the best hockey of the season, converting on the shorthanded goal to give his team a 3-1 advantage. Hayes has points in five consecutive games as well, to give him 10 goals and 25 points in 51 games. Chris Kreider, Rick Nash, Marc Staal and Lee Stempniak picked up the other markers. Derek Stepan and Kevin Klein each assisted twice.
Feb 14 - 10:41 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Derek Stepan
2Derick Brassard
3J.T. Miller
4Jarret Stoll
5Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3Emerson Etem
4Tanner Glass
5Ryan Bourque
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Jesper Fast
3Kevin Hayes
4Viktor Stalberg
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Raphael Diaz
8Chris Summers
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta