Who is Jimmy Hayes’ brother Kevin?

JIMMY Hayes was an NHL star who had most recently played for the Boston Penguins before he passed away on August 23, 2021.

Hayes played in the league for 13 years before his untimely passing.


Kevin Hayes and Jimmy Hayes

What was NHL star Jimmy Hayes’ cause of death?

Hockey player Jimmy Hayes’ cause of death is still unknown, according to authorities.

According to the Boston Globe, law enforcement and first responders went to Hayes’ home in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, where he was pronounced dead.

His death was not ruled suspicious, reported the outlet.

Hayes is survived by his wife Kristen and two young boys.

The Chicago Blackhawks organization released a statement on August 23 saying that it was “heartbroken to learn of the passing of Jimmy Hayes.”

“His warm personality made an immediate impact in the locker room and with our fans,” the team added.

“We’re proud of the memories he made in Chicago, including making his NHL debut in 2011. Sending our thoughts and prayers to his family.”

Who is Jimmy Hayes’ brother Kevin?

Kevin Patrick Hayes is also a professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League.

At 6ft 5in, Kevin was born May 8, 1992 and raised alongside his brother in Dorchester, Massachussetts.

He was first drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round, 24th overall, of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. 

Hayes chose to defer his professional career and followed his older brother Jimmy, playing four seasons with the Boston College Eagles.

In 2021, Kevin Hayes is signed with the Philadelphia Flyers


In 2021, Kevin Hayes is signed with the Philadelphia FlyersCredit: Getty

Kevin signed  signed his first professional contract with the New York Rangers in 2014 instead of the Blackhawks. After five years with New York, he was traded to the Winnipeg Jets before the the Flyers acquired Hayes on a seven-year, $50 million contract in 2019. 

He currently has a net worth of $20million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

When was Jimmy Hayes in the NHL?

Hayes made his NHL debut in 2011 with the Blackhawks.

He made 109 points in 334 games over the span of seven seasons.

The athlete then signed a one-year contract and played for the New Jersey Devils for the 2017 – 2018 season, making three goals and six assists in 33 games.

Hayes then joined the Pittsburgh Penguins for a season but was reassigned to their AHL affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

In 2020 he began hosting a hockey podcast called Missin Curfew’ with former hockey players Shane O’Brien and Scottie Upshall.


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