Panthers Trade Hayes To Bruins
The Florida Panthers have traded forward Jimmy Hayes to the Boston Bruins in exchange for winger Reilly Smith and the contract of Marc Savard. Hayes recorded a career high 19 goals for Florida last season while Smith, 24 years old, registered 45 points with Boston over the previous two seasons. It is believed that Jimmy Hayes was on his way out of Sunrise because of the coaching staff. They felt that he was not consistent enough during his time with the Panthers.