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Bulldog Best: Two goals at Quinnipiac on 3/15/14 in ECAC Playoffs.
2013-14: Got better as season progressed... Doubled his goal total during the two-game, ECAC Quarterfinal Series at Quinnipiac by leading all Yale scorers with three... Played in all 33 games... Second among rookies with six goals and 16 points... Jan. 17-18 ECAC Player and Rookie of Week awards.
Before Yale: Drafted by Chicago Blackhawks in 3rd round (74 overall) of NHL Draft on June 30, 2013... Invited to the 2013 USA Hockey National Junior Evaluation Camp… Attended Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich., while skating for U.S. National Team Development Program… Served as one of the USA captains… Scored 15 goals and 29 points in 45 games during 2012-13… Hit net against University of Michigan… Won the 4 Nations Tournament with Team USA in Ann Arbor… MVP of 2013 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game… Game MVP at U17 World Challenge and at U18 World Championship… Team won silver medal at IIHF U-18 World Championships in Sochi, Russia… Collected 59 points over two years (freshman, sophomore) at Brunswick School… Scored 21 goals his sophomore season.
Personal: John Hayden is the son of Diana and Mark Hayden… Interned for Pelican Breeze (apparel company)… Brother, Will, goes to Wake Forest University… Sister, Catherine, is in high school at Sacred Heart… Enjoys golf.