Boston College wins 13th Hockey East regular season title with weekend sweep at Vermont
Eagles win fifth consecutive title
Boston College and Northeastern will play for the 62nd annual Beanpot trophy next Monday, Feb. 10; it will be the third time in four years the Eagles and Huskies have met in the finals
Pair honored for performances last week
The Eagles were one of two teams in college hockey to win both their games this past week; Boston College now on 11-game unbeaten streak, second best in the nation
Frozen Four: BC vs. Minnesota
HAYES' CAREER HIGHS:
KEVIN PATRICK HAYES; born May 8, 1992 ... shoots left ... participated in the U.S. National Junior Team Evaluation Camp; traveled to Lake Placid, N.Y. in August of 2010. ... participated in the Chicago Blackhawks Development Camp three times - in July 2010, July 2011 and July 2012
AS A JUNIOR (2012-13): Played in 27 games ... missed the final eight games of the season because of a left quadriceps injury ... recorded 25 points - six goals and 19 assists; registered 20 points - six goals and 14 assists - in 20 conference contests ... scored four power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed seven multiple-point performances, including one multiple-goal outing ... scored two power-play goals and tallied one assist in the team's 6-3 home win over UMass-Lowell (10/28) ... notched three assists in a 5-2 home win over Boston University (12/1) ... tallied three assists and a +3 rating in a 9-3 win at Northeastern (1/19) ... scored one goal and tallied one assist in each of two victories - at Boston University (11/11) and against New Hampshire (1/11).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12): Played in all 44 games ... registered 28 points - seven goals and 21 assists; recorded 21 points - five goals and 16 assists - in 27 Hockey East contests ... scored three game-winning goals and three power-play goals ... finished the season with a plus-minus rating of +9; was a +7 in league play ... enjoyed five multiple-point performances, including one three-point night ... notched three points - one goal and two assists - in the team's 6-1 win at Vermont (2/10) ... scored the game's opening goal then notched an assist on Bill Arnold's overtime game-winning score with one minute to play in overtime in a 4-3 win at Northeastern (10/22) ... tied the score at 1-1 in the middle period then notched an assist on Tommy Cross' game-winning goal with 2.8 seconds remaining in the third period of a 2-1 home win over Northeastern (11/11) ... notched two assists in a 4-2 victory over Massachusetts (10/21) ... scored the decisive goal on the power play in a 6-1 win over Minnesota (4/5) in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal victory in Tampa, Fla. ... assisted on Chris Krieder's decisive score in the team's 2-0 win over Air Force (3/24) in the NCAA Northeast Regional semifinal in Worcester, Mass.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11): Played in 31 games; missed eight games (11/12 - 12/4) because of a knee injury ... registered 14 points - four goals and 10 assists; recorded four points - one goal and three assists - in 19 Hockey East contests ... scored two power-play goals ... enjoyed two multiple-point performances, including one three-point effort ... tallied three points - one goal and two assists - in the team's 5-4 win over Northeastern (3/18) in the semifinals of the Hockey East Tournament in TD Garden ... notched his first collegiate points - one goal and one assist - in a 6-2 win at Denver (10/15) ... assisted on Pat Mullane's decisive goal in a 3-2 home win over Merrimack (10/29).
BEFORE BC: Earned Prep Player of the Year and All-New England East honors as a forward at Nobles in 2009-10 ... registered a team-high 69 points - 25 goals and 44 assists - in 29 games ... was a member of U.S. U-18 team that competed at the Ivan Hlinka Tournament in Czech Republic and Slovakia August of 2009; led the team with two goals in three games ... finished the 2008-09 season tied with Bill Arnold for the Noble and Greenough lead with 55 points - 28 goals and 27 assists - in 39 games ... played for head coach Brian Day.
PERSONAL: Enrolled as a communications major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the 2013-14 recipient of The Schiller Family Men's Ice Hockey Scholarship Fund ... was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round (24th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft ... Kevin is the third of Shelagh and Kevin Hayes' five children; his older brother Jimmy was a forward on the Boston College hockey team.