The Boston College alum, 31, was found in his home in the Boston rural areas on Monday. A law authorization official said doctors were called to the scene, where he was articulated dead. No further subtleties were delivered.
The Boston local started his expert ice hockey profession in 2011 with the Chicago Blackhawks in the wake of aiding the Boston College Eagles twin the 2010 NCAA title. “His warm character had a prompt effect in the storage space and with our fans,” the Blackhawks said in an articulation following his passing. “We’re pleased with the recollections he made in Chicago.”
In 2015, Hayes was exchanged to his host group, the Boston Bruins. “The Boston Bruins are sorrowful by the death of Dorchester local and previous Bruin Jimmy Hayes,” the group tweeted on Monday. “Our musings are with his better half Kristen, his children Beau and Mac, and the whole Hayes family during this extremely challenging time.”
Patrice Bergeron, the current chief of the Bruins, likewise communicated his sympathies in an articulation. “I’m crushed to learn of the death of my companion Jimmy Hayes,” the Canada local, 36, said. “It was a delight becoming acquainted with Jimmy, and he was such a delight to be around both on and off the ice. I’ll generally recall his large grin — he was so sure and brimming with life. I will truly miss that. We’ve lost an extraordinary individual.”
Hayes, who last played expertly in 2019, likewise did stretches with the Florida Panthers and the New Jersey Devils. Starting in August 2020, he cohosted the digital broadcast “Missin Curfew” with individual NHL players Shane O’Brien and Scottie Upshall.
“We lost our sibling today,” the “Missin Curfew” official Twitter account wrote in an explanation on Monday. “Farewell Jimmy, we will cherish you until the end of time. Our considerations, petitions, and love go out to the Hayes family, his better half Kristen and his two wonderful young men, Beau and Mac. We are shattered and totally crushed today. We like every one of the sort words.”
Hayes’ sibling, Kevin Hayes, is additionally an ice hockey player. The 29-year-old is presently the substitute commander for the Philadelphia Flyers.
Jimmy and his significant other, Kristen Hayes, secured the bunch in 2019 in a service held in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The couple share children Beau, 2, and Mac, 90 days.
The pair just observed Beau’s second birthday celebration on Saturday, August 21. Kristen honored the event with an Instagram post, sharing a photograph of herself and Jimmy clasping hands with their son.
“Your grin, giggle and heart are exceptional,” she composed. “The best soul and best elder sibling. You light up each room you stroll into. The delight you have brought into our lives is incredible.”