Depth breeds training camp competition for Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers players are preparing for battle. The prize? A future in Sunrise. With a mixture of budding young talent and veteran free agent signings, roster spots will no longer be handed to the most affordable option. Players will be forced to battle for every inch knowing that the numbers in their contract won't outweigh those in the stat sheet. No player is above the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks, Kevin Hayes win Kevin Hayes sweepstakes

The Chicago Blackhawks are the latest team to gain a draft pick by losing one. Over the weekend, the time period to sign 2010 1st round draft pick Kevin Hayes ended with no resolution. Therefore, Hayes is allowed to sign anywhere he wants. Good for Hayes and good for the Chicago Blackhawks. Kevin Hayes has every right to bet on himself. He is also allowed to do so based on the NHL’s...
Via The Sports Bank
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is Kevin Hayes?

Kevin Hayes (born May 8, 1992) is an American amateur ice hockey right winger currently playing for Boston College. Hayes was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks 24th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. His older brother Jimmy Hayes plays for the Florida Panthers. He is cousins with former National Hockey League players Tom Fitzgerald and Keith Tkachuk.The Chicago Blackhawks have...
Via Hockey Fan Land
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers news: Jimmy Hayes Avoids Arbitration

The Florida Panthers have avoided arbitration after re-signing forward Jimmy Hayes to a one-year, one-way contract. #456242645 / gettyimages.comAccording to Tim Wharnsby of CBC,Jimmy Hayes settled with #FlaPanthers on one-year, one-way contract.— Tim Wharnsby (@TimWharnsby) July 29, 2014CapGeek has announced that Hayes will make $925K. Drafted in 2008 by the Toronto Maple...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers sign forward Jimmy Hayes

The Florida Panthers have signed forward Jimmy Hayes to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Jimmy," Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said in a release. "We look forward to his continued contributions to our team both on and off the ice." Hayes, 24, was acquired by the Panthers along with defensemean...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers avoid arbitration with Hayes, who gets one-year deal

Despite an earlier report that an arbitration hearing was likely to be necessary, the Florida Panthers and forward Jimmy Hayes have apparently agreed on a one-year, one-way contract. Hayes had 11 goals and seven assists in 53 games for the Panthers last season. The 24-year-old was traded to Florida from Chicago in November. Hayes’ new deal with the Panthers has yet to be formally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers and F Hayes go to salary arbitration

The Panthers and restricted free agent Jimmy Hayes were unable to come to terms so the two parties will settle their dispute at a hearing in front of a neutral arbitrator next week in Toronto, according to a source. Hayes, 24, is the last unsigned Panther on the roster, excluding rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad, who's expected to sign before training camp in September. The 6...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tallon hopes to avoid arbitration with Hayes, ‘not worried’ about signing Ekblad

Panthers have now come to agreements with all restricted free agents except for winger Jimmy Hayes. Florida signed center Brandon Pirri to a two-year deal earlier this week. "He's very highly skilled, has a great shot,'' Tallon said. "We'll use him a lot for offense. He'll get stronger and better defensively as he goes.'' Hayes -- who scored...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

All about the curious case of Jimmy Hayes (and Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard contract updates)

This is something of a "choose-your-own adventure" entry. CBS Sports' Chris Peters and SI's Allan Muir tell the story of a Chicago Blachkawks prospect who might get away, someone who deliberately skipped the Hawks' summer development camp, and you can indulge yourself in the New York Post's Larry Brooks' reporting (which served as inspiration for said...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

20 Players Filed For Salary Arbitration

TORONTO (July 5, 2014) – 20 players have elected Salary Arbitration: Arizona Coyotes Brandon McMillan Boston Bruins Matt Bartkowski Calgary Flames Joe Colborne Dallas Stars Cameron Gaunce Antoine Roussel Florida Panthers Jimmy Hayes   Continue reading "20 Players Filed For Salary Arbitration"
Via Kukla's Korner
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers retain rights to group of restricted free agents

SUNRISE, Fla. -- The Florida Panthers have retained the rights of their restricted free agents, general manager Dale Tallon said Monday. The group includes defensemen Erik Gudbranson, Dylan Olsen, Dmitry Kulikov and forwards Jimmy Hayes and Brandon Pirri. Florida's ownership remains committed to spending up to the salary cap, and a significant chunk of the available space will...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

With Panthers seeking upgrade, expect changes at wing

With Florida overstocked at the center position and in desperate need of goal scorers, the position most likely to see a great shift is wing. The Panthers have several options to fill the need. Florida GM Dale Tallon is open to trading the top pick in this year's NHL Draft to land a top-six forward -- and word is he has received several legitimate offers. In a best-case scenario...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New Music: Jimmy Hayes (@_hayesman) – Keenan Lamel Russel (Prod. Base Beatz)

Reflecting on the unfortunate death of one of his best friends a year later, Jimmy Hayes and Base Beatz connect on a track titled after the late Keenan Lamel Russell, aka Young Mel. Young Mel was one of the L.I.’s most talented artists, and his death was nothing short of a tragedy. Be sure to […]
Via Word On The Game
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Crawford on Panthers' coach candidate list, according to source

It's not a stretch to declare this offseason as the most important in the 20-year history of the Florida Panthers. So, that could be the reason why Panthers General Manager Dale Tallon as well as co-owners Vinnie Viola and Doug Cifu do not want to make a hasty decision before hiring their next head coach. The Panthers have the No. 1 draft pick to select or deal by June 27 and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau Scores On Absolute Snipe At World Championship (Video)

Move over, Johnny Football. It’s Johnny Hockey’s turn. Team USA opened the 2014 IIHF World Championship against host nation Belarus on Friday, and former Boston College standout Johnny Gaudreau has stolen the show thus far. Gaudreau, who made his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames just last month, received a pass from Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry at the blue line and...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hayes, Trocheck score, but Panthers end season with loss to Blue Jackets

Jimmy Hayes and Vincent Trocheck each net goals, and Roberto Luongo makes 35 saves, but the Florida Panthers end their season with a home loss to the Blue Jackets.
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Hayes, Trocheck score, but Panthers end season with loss to Blue Jackets

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal in the third period to and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Florida Panthers for the eighth straight time, 3-2 on Saturday night. Mark Letestu and Cam Atkinson also scored for Columbus and Sergei Bobrovsky made 33 saves. Jimmy Hayes and Vincent Trocheck scored for the Panthers. Roberto Luongo stopped 35 shots. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New Video: Jimmy Hayes ft. YGRF Looch – On Our Way (Prod. B-Tone)

    Young Grust Rich Fam’s own Jimmy Hayes & YGRF Looch join forces with Long Island producer B-tone for the pop-infused single “On Our Way.” With their second mixtape releasing late Spring, the boys took the time to reflect on their journey to the top and show appreciation for everything that made them who […]
Via Word On The Game
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Hayes scores twice, but Panthers fall to Canucks in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Nicklas Jensen scored in the first period and added the only goal in the shootout and the Vancouver Canucks earned a 4-3 victory over former goalie Roberto Luongo and the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Alex Burrows had a goal and two assists and Dan Hamhuis also scored for the Canucks. Eddie Lack made 26 saves. Jimmy Hayes scored two power-play goals for the Panthers...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cat Bites: Rookie Vincent Trocheck nets first NHL goal, rough West Coast swing ahead

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Vincent Trocheck capped a busy week with his first "snipe." The rookie center, who hasn't had the time to be nervous during his first stint in the NHL, admitted to some butterflies as he lined up his first goal. "The puck was rolling a little bit and I was thinking, 'If I miss this, it's an absolute joke,'" Trocheck said, "...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Hayes scores twice but Panthers fall to Bruins

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won their season-high fifth straight with a 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Chad Johnson made 20 saves, and Chris Kelly, Jarome Iginla, Patrice Bergeron and Andrej Meszaros also scored for Boston. The Bruins are 7-0-3 during a 10-game stretch on the road, their longest...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Blackhawks and Panthers Agree to Deal

Getty Images John Miceli Founder The Florida Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a deal.  This will be the second deal these two teams agree to so far this season after the Panthers traded Kris Versteeg earlier this season. Brandon Pirri is the young man that will be headed to Florida.  Pirri has appeared in 28 games this season and has 11 points.  He is only 22...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Beanpot Media Day: Boston Hockey Schools Talk Tradition, Turnarounds

For the four hockey-playing schools in Boston, the Beanpot tournament represents a major milestone. Not only has it been one of the largest events on the New England college hockey calendar for decades, with its format remaining unchanged since the early 1950s, but it also marks the unofficial yearly starting line for the frantic sprint to the postseason. Coaches and players from...
Via NESN.com
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Preview: The Return of Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen

On Sunday night, a couple former Blackhawks prospects will return to the United Center wearing a Florida Panthers’ sweater. And, since being dealt, Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen have taken advantage of their new opportunity. Hayes and Olsen were traded … Continue reading →The post Panthers Preview: The Return of Jimmy Hayes and Dylan Olsen appeared first on Committed Indians.
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Huberdeau's goal gives Panthers win over Red Wings

Jonathan Huberdeau's goal early in the third period broke a tie and the Florida Panthers beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Saturday night. Jimmy Hayes also scored for Florida. Shawn Matthias had two assists and Tim Thomas stopped 22 shots. Daniel Cleary scored for Detroit, which is only 5-6-6 at home. Backup goalie Jonas Gustavsson, making his second consecutive start, made...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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