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Jimmy Hayes | Winger

Team: Florida Panthers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 221
College: Boston College
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Jimmy Hayes scored a goal in Florida's 4-2 win over Edmonton on Sunday.
Hayes has now scored in back-to-back games for the Panthers. The 25-year-old has 13 goals and 20 points in 32 games this season. Hayes' goal opened the scoring in the game. The Panthers' forward has six goals and an assist in his last nine games. Brian Campbell, Tomas Kopecky and Sean Bergenheim also scored for Florida. The Panthers have won three in a row and four of their last five games. Jan 11 - 9:42 PM

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Jimmy Hayes won this battle over brother Kevin Hayes, although Jimmy probably would've preferred his Panthers not to lose 5-2 to the Rangers.

Jimmy Hayes was all alone in the slot midway through the third when Aleksander Barkov fell and took out Rick Nash in a slew-foot like fashion. Hayes made no mistake and made it 3-2 with a power play goal. It was a big moment as the Cats had been down 3-0. In addition, Jimmy out hit Kevin 7-2 on 2:31 more ice time.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 09:41:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes delivered two goals in the Florida Panthers' thrilling, 4-3 shootout victory over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins Monday night.

Hayes is having a nice season and now has nine goals. He also was a plus-3 on the night. Hayes also was instrumental in a goal by teammate Jussi Jokinen. He didn't get an assist but he did attract attention from the Penguins and opened up space for Jokinen, who scored his fourth goal of the season. Aleksander Barkov scored the game-winning goal for the Panthers in the seventh round of the shootout. Sean Bergenheim had a first-rate night for the Panthers in this one, notching two assists, two hits and three shots on net.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 10:54:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes and Brandon Pirri will sit Saturday night against the Penguins.

Of the two, only Hayes has any fantasy value. Through 23 games he has seven goals and 13 points, along with 48 hits.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 07:27:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes registered a goal and a helper in Florida's 4-3 victory against Detroit on Tuesday.

He combined with Vincent Trocheck on both of his points. Hayes has six goals and 12 points, along with 41 shots, in 16 games. The towering forward is developing a rhythm with the Panthers and he's worth keeping an eye on.
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 07:14:00 AM

Panther forward Jimmy Hayes scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory over the Senators Friday night.

It was a nice bounce-back game after Hayes was a healthy scratch against the Hurricanes Wednesday night. Hayes now has five goals and 10 points in 14 contests and is quietly becoming fantasy relevant.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Jimmy Hayes appears as though he'll be a healthy scratch on Wednesday.

He was the last one on the ice at the morning skate, as he was doing extra work. Vincent Trocheck and Tomas Fleischmann could return from the press box after they were scratched on Monday.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 04:48:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes picked up a goal and an assist in the Panthers' 5-2 loss to the Kings on Tuesday.

The former Blackhawk started an ultimately short and failed rally for the Panthers in the third period, scoring and setting up another to make it 4-2 before the Kings put it away late. Very impressively, Hayes has now picked up a goal in four of his last five games and has registered six points over that stretch. He has eight points in 10 games played this season to go with a plus-five rating. Jussi Jokinen scored the other goal for the Panthers.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 01:54:00 AM

Jimmy Hayes scored a goal and an assist in Florida's 4-3 shootout loss to the Islanders on Friday.

Hayes opened the scoring in the first period. The young forward has collected a point in five of his last six games since being reinserted into the Panthers' lineup. The 24-year old averages less than 13:00 of ice-time per game, so he isn't a good bet to keep producing offensively. He has six points in eight games this season.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 11:43:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes has registered two goals and two assists in his past five games.

He has suited up in just seven matches this season, but he's making the most of his opportunities right now which could allow him to stay in the fold once the Panthers get healthier.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 10:28:00 AM

Jimmy Hayes replaced Shawn Thornton in the lineup in Monday's 1-0 loss to Ottawa.

In his first action of the regular season, Hayes recorded a team-high four shots in just 8:33 of ice time. Hayes may have earned himself another look and more playing time when Florida plays on Friday in Buffalo. "He was strong; he drove down the rink; he played real hard and that's what we need," coach Gerard Gallant said. "We'll look at the line combinations, and see what we're going to do."
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 10:10:00 AM

Jimmy Hayes has inked a one-year contract with the Florida Panthers.

It's a one-way deal, so Hayes will probably start the season in the NHL. He had 11 goals and 18 points in 53 games with Florida in 2013-14.
Tue, Jul 29, 2014 12:08:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes is set to have his arbitration hearing on July 29.

Hayes is coming off of his entry-level contract. He had 11 goals and 18 points in 53 games last season.
Source: TSN.ca
Wed, Jul 9, 2014 04:20:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes is a restricted free agent after completing his entry-level contract.

He filed for salary arbitration, but hearings won't start until July 20. Hayes played two games with Chicago last season before he was traded to Florida. In 53 matches with the Panthers, he accounted for 11 goals and seven assists.
Source: NHLPA.com
Sat, Jul 5, 2014 05:39:00 PM

Jimmy Hayes will represent Team USA at the World Hockey Championships in May.

The tournament runs from May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. Hayes produced 11 goals and 18 points in 55 games this past season with Florida and Chicago. He skated in just two games with the Blackhawks before being moved to the Panthers.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 09:56:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nick Bjugstad
2Aleksander Barkov
3Dave Bolland
4Brandon Pirri
5Derek MacKenzie
LW1Jussi Jokinen
2Jonathan Huberdeau
3Tomas Fleischmann
4Sean Bergenheim
RW1Brad Boyes
2Scottie Upshall
3Jimmy Hayes
4Tomas Kopecky
5Shawn Thornton
D1Aaron Ekblad
2Brian Campbell
3Dmitry Kulikov
4Erik Gudbranson
5Willie Mitchell
6Dylan Olsen
G1Roberto Luongo
2Al Montoya