Kevin Hayes
Kevin Hayes
Kevin Hayes
Kevin Hayes
26-Year-Old C
2017–18 NHL Stats
2018–19 NHL Projections
G
25
A
19
PP Pts
8
+/-
1
PIM
18
G
A
PP Pts
+/-
PIM
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
Since-departed coach Alain Vigneault used Hayes as a shutdown center against other teams' top lines last season, but the 6-foot-5 pivot still managed to finish with a positive rating for the fourth time in four NHL campaigns while potting a career-best 25 goals and topping... read more
Since-departed coach Alain Vigneault used Hayes as a shutdown center against other teams' top lines last season, but the 6-foot-5 pivot still managed to finish with a positive rating for the fourth time in four NHL campaigns while potting a career-best 25 goals and topping 40 points for the third time. Whether he centers the second or third line for new bench boss David Quinn, Hayes should once again post well-rounded numbers while contributing to the second power-play unit. This could be the year Hayes finally breaks the 50-point barrier, though he likely won't give you much more than that even if everything breaks right.
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6'5"   WT: 217 lbs.   DOB: 5/8/1992   Drafted: 1st Rd, #24 Overall in 2010Show Contract
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Kevin Hayes Contract Info:
Signed a one-year, $5.13 million contract with the Rangers in July of 2018.
Agrees to one-year extension
CNew York Rangers
July 30, 2018
Hayes agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Rangers on Monday, Elliotte Friedman of of SportsNet reports.
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Kevin Hayes NHL Stats
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Kevin Hayes 2017–18 NHL Game Log
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Kevin Hayes 2017–18 Depth Chart Status
#3 Center
NYR Center Depth Chart
2017–18 Time On Ice Stats
  • Average Time On Ice:
    17:21
  • Average Power Play TOI:
    1:07
  • Average Short-Handed TOI:
    2:15
 
Ice Time
Power Play
Short-Handed
2015–16
13:40
1:30
0:01
2016–17
16:34
1:28
1:26
2017–18
17:21
1:07
2:15
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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2010–11
  1. Kevin Hayes 2018–19 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Kevin Hayes 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
    Over his first 51 games of the 2016-17 season, Hayes looked like he was finally realizing his high-end potential -- he racked up 15 goals, 42 points and a plus-23 rating, boosting many a fantasy franchise. Then, suddenly and without explanation, he totally cratered, managing only 10 points in the next 37 games, including just three assists scattered over 12 playoff contests. Even so, he managed to set a new career best with 49 points in the regular season, and Hayes remained well on the positive side of the plus-minus ledger (plus-10) despite not necessarily carrying a reputation as a defensive whiz. The 25-year-old is coming to a crossroads in his career, as he'll be a restricted free agent after 2017-18 -- now’s the time for him to either reach stardom or settle for relative mediocrity. To achieve the former, he may want to consider unleashing more shots on net, as Hayes has yet to average even two shots per game in his three NHL seasons. If he commits to being more aggressive, productivity will follow.
  3. Kevin Hayes 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    One of the Rangers’ highest-upside players, Hayes took a step back in his sophomore season, as his point total dropped from 45 to 36, disappointing fantasy owners looking for growth from 2010’s No. 24 overall pick. He’s got an uncertain future at center as a poor face-off man – especially with Derek Stepan and Mika Zibanejad ahead of him – so Hayes is going to have to play wing if he wants to see top-six minutes, and it’s hard to see him winning those over the Rangers’ other flanker options. A bounce-back to his 2014-15 level may be reasonable to expect, but Hayes isn’t likely to experience a full-on breakout unless other Rangers’ injuries create a long-term opportunity for him.
  4. Kevin Hayes 2015–16 Preseason Outlook
    After signing with the Rangers last August, Hayes impressed in his rookie year, posting 17 goals and 45 points despite mostly seeing limited ice time on the third line. On another team, the former Boston College star might now be centering the first or second line, but with Derek Stepan and Derrick Brassard locked in as the top two centers, plus a poor showing at the face-off dot last year, Hayes is a candidate to be shifted to left wing, where he might find top-six minutes and thus a scoring boost. If he gets consistent second-line minutes and additional power-play time, he'll be a good bet to deliver 60 points in his sophomore campaign.
  5. Kevin Hayes 2014–15 Preseason Outlook
    Easily one of the Rangers' most explosive signings of the summer, the 6-foot-3, 205-pound former Hobey Baker Award candidate is not your ordinary college free agent. While the Boston College forward managed just two points in eight games with Team USA at the World Junior Championships, he's coming off a solid four-year career with the Eagles, registering 67 points (28 goals) in 39 games as a senior. Formerly the property of the Blackhawks after they drafted him in 2010, Hayes has a “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”-kind of vibe to him. We would certainly consider Hayes a dark horse to make the Rangers’ opening-night roster.
  6. Kevin Hayes 2010–11 Preseason Outlook
    The 18-year-old Hayes will be playing with Boston College, the defending NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Champions, this winter. He was selected as the 24th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He had 25 goals and 42 assists while with Noble and Greenough School of Massachusetts in 2009-10.
Kevin Hayes News Updates
Elects salary arbitration
CNew York Rangers
July 5, 2018
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Gets qualifying offer
CNew York Rangers
June 27, 2018
Hayes has received a qualifying offer from the Rangers.
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Scores 25th goal in loss
CNew York Rangers
April 5, 2018
Hayes potted a power-play goal in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Islanders.
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Riding three-game, three-point streak
CNew York Rangers
March 31, 2018
Hayes scored a shorthanded goal Saturday in a 2-1 win over Carolina.
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