HERSHEY, PA – Jack Hillen sports a Hershey Bears jersey during warm-ups before the Bears game Sunday night against Charlotte. Hillen is on a conditioning assignment from Washington to Hershey (Kyle Mace / Sweetest Hockey on Earth)
October 3rd, 2013, Washington Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen fractures his right tibial against the Calgary Flames during Washington’s home opener. The 28-year-old Hillen has now completed two games in a Chocolate and White sweater after sitting out almost five months.
Sunday night during Hershey’s 6-3 loss to Charlotte, the d-man played alongside Tyson Strachan, finishing the night with three shots and two points. Below the jump, watch Hillen talk about his first games back since the injury and how he is feeling now.