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WATCH: Ovechkin knocks out teammate in collision

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...
Via Diehardsport
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Hillen skates with Capitals, still no timetable for return

Jack Hillen probably wouldn’t have traveled with the Washington Capitals this weekend if it weren’t for the dads’ trip but he was grateful to make the journey to New Jersey and on to Montreal so he could skate with his teammates for the first time since October. As encouraging as it is to see Hillen, who suffered a fractured tibial plateau on Oct. 3 when he was checked by...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jack Hillen will undergo surgery Friday, expected to miss months

After suffering an apparent injury to his left leg in Thursday’s home opener defenseman Jack Hillen will undergo surgery Friday Coach Adam Oates said. Oates doesn’t believe Hillen’s injury is career threatening but did say he expects the 27-year-old blueliner to miss months. The exact nature of Hillen’s injury is unknown. The Capitals will only describe his condition as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Offseason Evaluation: Jack Hillen

When Hillen's regression comes, how bad will it be? (AP) As the Washington Capitals’ 2013 season has come to a close, and many words have been written about the team as a whole, it’s now time to look at this club at an individual level.  As such, we will be taking a look at each player who played a significant role on the club this season and what they could bring in...
Via Rock the Red
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

"Stay classy NY": Caps Jack Hillen following loss to Rangers

"You stay classy, New York." - Washington Capital Jack Hillen, sans context. **Follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Subscribe, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hillen After Win: ‘I Just Need to Get Some Sleep’

Jack Hillen gets two assists, a contract, and a son all on the same weekend. That's not his dog, though.
Via Capitals Outsider
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals re-sign Hillen, make several other moves

The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Jack Hillen to a two-year, $1.4 million contract extension, one of several moves made by the team Tuesday. Hillen will earn $700,000 in both the 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons. He has played in 10 games this year after missing 25 with an injury. The Capitals also assigned defensemen Tomas Kundratek and Dmitry Orlov to Hershey of the...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Capitals Sign Defenseman Jack Hillen

#38 Jack Hillen in 2009(Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) The Washington Capitals announced the signing of unrestricted free agent defenseman Jack Hillen to a 1-year, $650,000 contract.  Hillen, 26, is entering his fifth full season in the NHL; he spent last season in Nashville after starting his career with the New York Islanders.  The Minnesota native has played in...
Via Rock the Red
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Hillen makes timely save in Preds’ shootout win

In front of a sold out crowd at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, the Predators extended their win streak to five games with a 2-1 shootout victory over division rival St. Louis. It may have been a different outcome, however, if it weren’t for a clutch goal line save by Predators defenseman Jack Hillen.With the game tied at 0-0 and 1:05 remaining in the second period, Blues forward...
Via Smashville 24/7
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Hillen frustrated with penalty that led to Leafs goal in Predators 4-1 win

The Nashville Predators won their third game in a row, beating the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in front of 16,135 fans at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators have collected points in 8 of their last 9 games. With the Predators up 1-0 on the strength of a first period goal by Martin Erat, Jack Hillen was called for a high stick on Leafs forward David Steckel. Hillen was...
Via Inside Smashville
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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