He said that no matter who you play with "you should be able to make guys around you better, whether it be Step, whether it be Brass, whether it's Kevin, whether it be whoever we figure out on that fourth line." (Daily News)
Andrew Gross says that reading between the lines would indicate that Hayes will start the season at center. (Ranger Rants)
He will center Viktor Stalberg and Jesper Fast tonight.
Hayes played on the wing on Saturday against New Jersey and had zero shot attempts, 1 hit, 1 blocked shot and was 1 and 4 on faceoffs in 16:25.
For a lot more on Hayes and his situation at center, click HERE.