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| 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Nashville Predators|
New York Islanders
|Born|| January 24 1986,|
Minnetonka, MN, USA
|Pro Career||2008 – present|
Hillen has a Bachelor's degree in economics from Colorado College.
- 2008 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America University Division At-Large All-District VII Team
- Won Western Collegiate Hockey Association's prestigious Scholar Athlete Award
- On WCHA All-Academic Team
During his senior year at Colorado College, he won the Defenseman of the Year and first team all WCHA. After playing four seasons at Colorado College, he was signed by the New York Islanders to a 2-year contract. Jack made his National Hockey League debut with the Islanders in the last 2 games of the 2007–08 season against the Islanders' rival New York Rangers
Jack scored his first career point in his second NHL game, posting an assist on Miroslav Satan's goal against the Rangers.
Before entering into the NHL, he played hockey for Colorado College, and high school hockey for the Academy of Holy Angels in Minnesota.
On Tuesday, January 26, 2010 while playing in a home game against the Washington Capitals Jack took a direct hit to the face from an Alex Ovechkin slapshot. He was able to leave the ice under his own power with a trainer trying to stop the bleeding. Jack was later transported to a hospital, where he had surgery for a broken jaw and tooth damage. He was expected to miss 6–8 weeks.
On August 8th 2011, Hillen signed a one year, two-way contract with the Nashville Predators.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2007–08||New York Islanders||NHL||2||0||1||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||New York Islanders||NHL||40||1||5||6||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||33||4||13||17||31||5||0||2||2||2|
|2009–10||New York Islanders||NHL||69||3||18||21||44||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||New York Islanders||NHL||64||4||18||22||45||—||—||—||—||—|
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