July 7, 1988|
La Crescent, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
|Played for||San Jose Sharks|
He played junior hockey with the Waterloo Blackhawks. Hayes attended Minnesota State University, Mankato where he played four seasons (2009–2013) of NCAA Division I hockey with the Minnesota State Mavericks, registering 52 goals, 44 assists, 96 points, and 245 penalty minutes in 153 games.
On April 5, 2013, the San Jose Sharks signed Hayes as a free agent to an NHL entry-level contract. On January 3, 2014, after playing 36 AHL games, Hayes was recalled from the Worcester Sharks to join San Jose; however, a winter storm prevented him from joining the NHL team in time for the January 4, 2014 match against the Colorado Avalanche, but he was on the ice with San Jose on January 6, 2014 to make his NHL debut in a 3–2 shootout win over the home team Chicago Blackhawks. On January 30 against the Calgary Flames, Hayes scored his first NHL goal against Karri Ramo.
On August 13, 2015, Hayes signed as a free agent a one-year contract with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL.
On October 3, 2017, he announced on his Twitter account that he retired from hockey.
|2008–09||Waterloo Black Hawks||USHL||59||27||18||45||81||3||1||0||1||4|
|2009–10||Minnesota State U. (Mankato)||WCHA||38||8||6||14||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Minnesota State U. (Mankato)||WCHA||38||11||11||22||52||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Minnesota State U. (Mankato)||WCHA||36||13||11||24||83||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Minnesota State U. (Mankato)||WCHA||41||20||16||36||51||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||San Jose Sharks||NHL||15||1||0||1||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||San Jose Sharks||NHL||4||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honorsEdit
- "Sharks Sign Forward Eriah Hayes". San Jose Sharks. April 5, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013.
- "La Crescent's Hayes gets call to NHL". LaCrosse Tribune. January 4, 2014. Retrieved January 4, 2014.
- "Hayes shoots twice in NHL debut with Sharks". Winona Daily News. January 6, 2014. Retrieved January 6, 2014.
- "Flames shut down slumping Sharks". National Hockey League. January 30, 2014. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
- "Sharks reassign F Hayes to Worcester". csnbayarea.com. October 11, 2014. Archived from the original on October 14, 2014. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
- "Wolves sign Eriah Hayes". Chicago Wolves. August 13, 2015. Archived from the original on August 16, 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-13.