Yesterday, before Boston College's game @ Merrimack, Coach York announced that he had suspended Kevin Hayes for violation of team rules. BC went on to lose the game in OT, clearly missing Hayes' offensive ability throughout the night. Here is all I can tell you about the suspension.
1. It was a violation of team rules, not NCAA rules.
2. Hayes practiced all week long with the team, including Thursday's practice. Everything appeared to be fine.
3. Coach York says he will evaluate Kevin and see how he responds to the suspension as time goes on.
4. If it is a question of whether he will be back or not, I would say yes, there is a good chance that he will be back (assuming all goes well from here on out. I don't have any specifics or anything to share...just that it's a violation of team rules.
I'll have the recap plus a UNH preview up later tonight.