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Jack Hillen

Jack Hillen  #38

NUMBER: 38 BIRTHDATE: January 24, 1986
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Minnetonka, MN, United States
Shoots: Left
Last Game: Was scratched from the game with a concussion at PHI (4/9) 2014-15: * Was (-1) in 17:18 of ice time in his Hurricanes debut at NYI (2/28) * Was acquired via trade with WSH on (2/27) * Played in his 300th NHL game vs. NY (2/21) * Earned an assist at ANA (2/15) * Tallied an assist vs. FLA (1/4), extending his assist streak to three games * Earned an assist vs. CHI (1/1) * Registered three hits in 15:31 of ice time vs. NYI (11/28) * Games missed due to injury: 17 (Concussion 3/8-4/9) * Was a healthy extra for: 29 games * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 3 gp, 0-0-0, 0 pim
WCHA First All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West First All-American Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, April 1, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, August 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 3, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to upper-body injury at Tampa Bay, January 19, 2013. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to leg injury vs. Calgary, October 3, 2013. Traded to Carolina by Washington with Arizona's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Carolina selected Callum Booth) in 2015 Entry Draft for Tim Gleason, February 26, 2015. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to head injury vs. Philadelphia, March 6, 2015 and as a healthy reserve.
Quote of the Day

We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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