Capitals Re-assign Hillen to Hershey on Long-Term Injury/Illness Exception Conditioning Loan

Posted on February 25, 2014 by Caps PR

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defenseman Jack Hillen to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a long-term injury/illness exception conditioning loan, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Hillen, 28, played in two games with the Capitals this season before suffering a right tibial plateau fracture on Oct. 3 against Calgary. The Minnetonka, Minn., native has missed Washington’s last 57 games due to the injury. Hillen recorded nine points (three goals, six assists) and 14 penalty minutes in 23 games with the Capitals last season.

The 5’10”, 190-pound blueliner has collected 65 points (13 goals, 52 assists) and 143 penalty minutes in 255 career NHL games with the New York Islanders, Nashville and Washington. Hillen spent four seasons with Colorado College of the WCHA and earned WCHA Defensive Player of the Year, WCHA First All-Star Team and NCAA (West) First All-American Team honors during his senior season in 2008. He was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Islanders on April 1, 2008.


Posted in: Sports
next up:

NHL STATEMENT REGARDING NICKLAS BACKSTROM

February 23, 2014

Advertisement

Caps Today Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 25
11:30 a.m. MT: Morning skate, Scotiabank Saddledome
10 p.m.: at Calgary Flames, Scotiabank Saddledome
TV: CSN, CBC, TVA2
Audio: WJFK 106.7, WFED 1500, Caps Radio Network, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Sunday, Oct. 26
4:30 p.m. PT: Barry Trotz media availability, Rogers Arena
9:30 p.m.: at Vancouver Canucks, Rogers Arena

TV: CSN
Audio: WJFK 106.7, WFED 1500, Caps Radio Network, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Monday, Oct. 27
Day off

Tuesday, Oct. 28
10:30 a.m.: Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex

Capitals Media Guide
The 2014-15 Washington Capitals media guide can be found here.

@CapitalsPR
Get updated practice times and other news updates at twitter.com/capitalspr

WashingtonCaps.com
Get updated audio and video clips on WashingtonCaps.com

Monumental Network

For the latest video features and information, visit
MonumentalNetwork.com













Advertisement

CapitalsPR on Twitter

Capitals Shows & Videos

Advertisement
x