Eriah Hayes
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
BIRTHDATE: 07/07/1988
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by San Jose, April 5, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), August 13, 2015.
2013-14: Registered 19 points (11-8=19), 41 PIM’s, and 157 shots in 57 games during his first full professional season with Worcester. Tied for the Worcester lead in game winning goals (4). Led all Worcester rookies in goals (12) and 2nd in points. Recorded a threegame point streak (2-1=3) with Worcester from March 29 through April 4. Played 15 games in San Jose during 2013-14, scoring one goal, posting two PIM’s, and averaging 7:50 TOI. Scored his first NHL goal on Jan. 30 at Calgary. Made NHL debut on Jan. 5 at Chicago. Recalled on Jan. 4.

2012-13: Made his professional debut with Worcester (AHL) on April 9 at Bridgeport. Scored first AHL goal on April 13 vs. Norfolk. Led Minnesota State, Mankato, in goals (20) and PIM (51) and 2nd on the team in points (36). Set career highs in games played (41), goals, assists (16) and points. One of only three players in the nation to record at least 35 points and 50 PIM. Led the nation in shots (186), 2nd in power play goals (13) and T-13th in goals. Named to the All-WCHA Third All-Star and 2012- 13 WCHA All-Academic teams. Four-year letterwinner served as a team captain as a senior. 153 career games played ranks 2nd on Minnesota State, Mankato’s all-time list. Teammates with Max Gaede from 2011-13.

2011-12: Tied for the team lead in goals (13) and 3rd in points (24). Led the Mavericks in shots (123) and PIM (83). 6th in the NCAA in @PIM.

2010-11: 3rd on the team in points (22) and led the team in shots on goal (133). 2nd on the team in goals (11). Named to the 2010-11 WCHA All-Academic Team.

2009- 10: T-5th on the team in goals (8) during his first collegiate season. 3rd on the team with 85 shots on goal and T-2nd on the team in plus/minus (+5).

2008-09: 3rd on Waterloo in goals (27) and 4th in points (45).

2007- 08: Tied for the team lead in goals (30) and 4th in points (56). Named to the NAHL All- Rookie First All-Star Team.

PERSONAL: “Haysey” lists these as his favorites: steak (food); fishing (off-ice activity); football (sport other than hockey); Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones and Entourage (TV shows); Kings of Leon, G-Eazy, Eminem (bands); Las Vegas (vacation spot); The Grill (San Jose restaurant); Call of Duty (videogame). If he wasn’t playing hockey, he would be coaching. If he could hang out with one person in history it would be Bobby Orr. He cannot live without his Xbox 360…His hockey idol is David Backes. The biggest influence on his career is his parents. His favorite hockey moment is his first NHL goal. Chicago is his favorite road city.