After three shortened seasons in Washington, defenseman Jack Hillen was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a draft pick.
Under terms of the trade announced Saturday, Carolina receives the Capitals' fourth-round pick in the upcoming draft.
Washington general manager Brian MacLellan calls Gleason ''a veteran, physical defenseman'' whose '...
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February 28, 2015
Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings brings the puck around the net against Jack Hillen #38 of the Washington Capitals in the third period during an NHL game at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)
Things are really beginning to heat up in the Western Conference and the Los Angeles Kings are currently a team on the outside looking in.
Back in the lineup, Jack Hillen has been working hard to overcome his past injuries and play more minutes.
The Washington Capitals coach Adam Oats announced earlier this morning that Nicklas Backstrom will return on Saturday afternoon when the team faces the Boston Bruins.Thursday morning Backstrom was back on the ice practicing with his teammates and said that he will not miss any time following the hard check on Tuesday night by the LA Kings Drew Doughty. Dan4th-Wikimedia CommonsBackstrom...
Jack Hillen slams head into Ovi's chest . . . and ends up like this. In a season beginning to slip away, Tuesday night at home was perhaps the most painful of all.
Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin was circling back in the neutral zone when he and his teammate Jack Hillen crashed into each other. Ovechkin saw Hillen at the last second and managed to brace himself, and Hillen clearly got the worst of it. Hillen had to be helped to the locker room, while Ovechkin only had the wind knocked out of him. Unfortunately for the Capitals...
There was a scary moment in the Washington Capitals game on Tuesday night when Alex Ovechkin and teammate Jack Hillen collided on the ice.