New York Islanders
Washington Capitals
Jack Hillen
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JackHillen
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 01/24/1986
AGE: 28
BIRTHPLACE: Minnetonka, MN, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted

LAST SEASON 
Established new career highs in games (69), goals (3), assists (18), points (21) and penalty minutes (44) in his second full professinoal season with the Islanders...Played in his 100th career NHL game on Mar. 19 at Anaheim...Took an Alex Ovechkin slap-shot to the chin on Jan. 26, shattering his jaw and causing him to miss the next nine games.

CAREER
2008-09: Scored his first NHL goal on Mar. 5 vs. NY Rangers (Henrik Lundqvist)...Recorded his first career multi-point game on Mar. 7 vs. New Jersey...Recorded four goals and 13 assists for 17 points in 33 games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL).


COLLEGE

2007-08: Named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Year and the nation’s top scoring blue-line specialist with Colorodo College, posting 37 points (6g/31a) as a senior...Was one of six players in the country named by College Hockey News to its annual All-CHN First Team in the first week of April...The All-American graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics...Named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America University Division At-Large All-District VII Team as selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America)...Recipient of the WCHA’s prestigious Scholar Athlete Award in addition to earning a spot on the league’s All-Academic Team...Made his NHL debut against the NY Rangers on Apr. 3...Recorded his first NHL point against the NY Rangers on Apr. 4 (assist)..

2006-07: Played in 38 games as a Junior at Colorado College and scored 15 points (7g/8a)...Scored two game-winning and six power-play goals.

2005-06:
Tallied 13 points (4g/9a) in 42 games with the Tigers.

2004-05: In his freshman year, recorded 11 points (2g/9a) in 30 games.


JUNIOR

2003-04: Played one season with Tri-City (USHL), registering 12 goals and 32 assists for 44 points and 18 penalty minutes.


International:
2010:
Represented the United States at the World Championship, tallying one assist in six games.


MILESTONES
1st NHL Game: 4/3/08 vs. NY Rangers
1st NHL Goal: 3/5/09 vs. NY Rangers (Henrik Lundqvist)
1st NHL Assist/Point: 4/4/08 at NY Rangers
100th NHL Game: 4/4/08 at NY Rangers

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS

Most Goals: 1 (four times), Last: 4/3/10 vs. Ottawa
Most Assists: 2 (three times), Last: 1/19/10 at Pittsburgh
Most Points: 2 (three times), Last: 1/19/10 at Pittsburgh
Most PIM: 4, 4/11/10 at Pittsurgh