Kevin Hayes and Winnipeg eliminated in the first round

Kevin Hayes and the Winnipeg Jets have been eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by St. Louis 4-2. With Winnipeg Hayes had five goals and eight assists in 20 games, averaging 15:17  per game and winning 51.6% of his faceoffs. Hayes had two goals and an assist in their six game loss to Nashville. The Rangers sent Hayes to Winnipeg for Winnipeg’s first round pick in 2019, Brendan…

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Kevin Hayes traded to Jets for 1st rounder, Brendan Lemieux and pick

11:14AM: The Rangers have announced the trade officially and the deal is: To Winnipeg: Kevin Hayes To Rangers: Winnipeg 2019 1st rounder, Brendan Lemieux, Conditional 4th rounder in 2022 if Winnipeg wins the Stanley Cup 10:53AM: Hayes said on TSN, “it’s been pretty crazy, I knew I was getting traded a like a week ago. Once I said bye, it was pretty emotional. It felt like every hour I was…

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What to expect from the Rangers on deadline day

12:07PM: Darren Dreger tweets that McQuaid and Freddy Claesson are expected to be traded. 8:49AM: Calgary and Nashville have checked in on Hayes. (Dreger) 8:41AM: The NHL Trade Deadline is at 3PM Eastern today and the Rangers are believed to be engaged with multiple teams on trades for Kevin Hayes, Adam McQuaid, possibly Vlad Namestnikov and maybe others. (NY Post)

The latest updates on the Rangers and trade rumors (Updates)

9:54PM: Nick Kypreos said on Hockey Night in Canada that Kevin Hayes is believed to be “Plan B” for a bunch of teams that are currently interested in Ottawa’s Mark Stone. (Sportsnet) He mentions the Jets as a team that could be interested in Hayes and notes that their first round pick and maybe a prospect like 6-7 defenseman Logan Stanley might be enough. (Sportsnet) Stanley was the 18th overall…

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What the Matt Duchene to Columbus deal means for the Rangers (Updates)

1:37PM: Darren Dreger tweets that there is a lot of action on Mats Zuccarello and that there have been some teams that have inquired about adding both Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes. Adam Rotter: The Rangers need to determine what their ultimate goal is when it comes to these trades. Are they still looking to get as many picks as possible, already drafted players, NHLers, some combination of those three? My…

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Where things are with the Rangers, Zuccarello and Hayes (Updates)

2/13/19 Elliotte Friedman said on the NHL Network on Wednesday, “I believe Winnipeg has a lot of interest in Kevin Hayes, the Rangers and Jets have checked on and off a lot this year.” (NHL Network) Larry Brooks wrote following last night’s game that the Jets are believed to be “among the most interested parties in Hayes. (NY Post) Brooks adds that the Jets could also be in on Zuccarello.…

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