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Anthony Hayes
Anthony Hayes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 191

Position:
F

Birthdate:
01/14/1989

Previous Team:
Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)


05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

04/17/2013

Hildebrand Takes Top Honors at Spartan Hockey Banquet

Freshman just second player in school history to claim Rookie, MVP Awards in same season

04/02/2013

Spartan Hockey All-Access: Senior Class

03/27/2013

Watch Tom Anastos' Final 2012-13 Press Conference

03/19/2013

Neil's Notebook: Building Blocks In Place As Season Concludes

Anastos saw marked improvement in team's mentality

01/27/2012

MSU vs. Lake Superior State - Jan. 20, 2012

Michigan State skates to a 4-2 win over Lake Superior State on Jan. 20.

2011-12 (Junior): Named an Alternate Captain prior to the 2011-12 season ... Centered MSU's grinder line, with Chris Forfar and Trevor Nill on the wings ... Potted his first goal of the season in a 3-0 victory over Ohio State at Munn (10/20) ... Tallied his first point of the season on a second-period goal in MSU's 3-0 shutout of Ohio State (10/20) ... Assisted on Kevin Walrod's second-period goal at Western Michigan in MSU's 3-2 win (11/11)... Assisted on Forfar's marker against Michigan, a second-period score (12/10) ... Also had a helper on Forfar's game-winning goal in the semi-finals of the GLI against Michigan Tech (12/29) ... Scored in the first period against Northern Michigan (1/13) ... Assisted on A.J. Sturges' and Chris Forfar's tallies as well as recording the primary assist on Matt Crandell's game-winning goal in his career-best three-point night at Ohio State (2/3) ... Assisted on Tanner Sorenson's second-period goal against Alaska (2/17) ... Tallied back-to-back assists on Forfar and Torey Krug's scores in MSU's 4-2 win at Notre Dame on the final night of the regular season (2/25).


2010-11 (Sophomore): Played in 33 games, with a goal and six assists to his credit ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Continued to develop into a solid, dependable, go-to faceoff man and defensive forward ... Assisted on Trevor Nill's game-tying goal against Alaska (10/22)... Tallied an assist on Torey Krug's third period power-play goal at Notre Dame (11/20) ... Recorded a season-high three shots and blocked one shot against Ferris State (12/4) ... Assisted on classmate Kevin Walrod's first collegiate goal against Michigan Tech (12/30) ... Assisted on Chris Forfar's game-winner against Miami (1/22) ... Scored his first goal of the season early in the second period against Northern Michigan (2/12).

Freshman (2009-10): Appeared in 28 games in his first season in Green & White ... Scored a pair of goals and added two helpers (-3) ... Started the season playing on the wing, but also spent some time centering the fourth line ... Had his first collegiate goal, assist, point, and multiple-point game at Western Michigan (10/31), when he scored just 1:44 into the game then later set up linemate Dean Chelios for his first collegiate tally ... Scored a goal in the opening game of the Nebraska-Omaha series (11/5) ... Did an excellent job defensively on Michigan's top line in the sweep of the Wolverines (11/13-14) ... Missed the second Bowling Green game and the Great Lakes Invitational with injury ... Returned against Lake Superior and had a season-high five shots in the first game (1/9).

Prior to MSU: Spent three years with Green Bay (USHL), and served two years as a captain ... Charlie Hustle Award for work ethic and intensity in 2008-09 ... Exploded offensively with 36 points his final season with the Gamblers (18G, 18A, +23) after a combined 22 in his first two seasons in Green Bay ... Helped the Gamblers to the Anderson Cup (first-place regular-season finish) in 2008-09 and to the USHL semifinals after finishing 12th and failing to qualify for the playoffs the previous season ... Teammate of MSU teammate Mike Merrifield in Green Bay ... Participated in the USA Hockey Select 14, 15, 16, and 17 Festivals.

Personal: Born Jan. 14, 1989 in Detroit, Mich. ... Son of Holly and David Hayes ... Has one younger brother, Nick, who plays hockey and baseball at Plymouth Salem High School ... Graduated from Ashwaumenon High School in Green Bay, but previously attended Salem High School in Plymouth, Mich. for grades 9-11 ... Enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with friends when away from the rink ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings, but favorite player is the Philadelphia Flyers' Mike Richards: "He's an extremely hard worker, can contribute offensively, and above all is a phenomenal leader and captain" ... Lists his biggest hockey influence as John Cooper, his coach in Green Bay in 2008-09. "He pushed me to get better every day, only accepted the best out of his players, and always held us accountable for our actions." ... Credits his father, a police officer, as his hero; "He risks his life every day, and has always been there for my family to instill good values in my younger brother and I."


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CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR
GP
G
A
PTS
PPG
SHG
GWG
+/-
PEN-MIN
2009-10
29
2
2
4
0
0
0
-3
10/20
2010-11
33
1
6
7
0
0
0
-6
11/33
TOTALS
62
3
8
11
0
0
0
-9
21/53

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