Hillen has broken jaw, damaged teeth
UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- New York Islanders defenseman Jack Hillen will miss six to eight weeks with a broken jaw and damaged teeth caused by a slap shot from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin.
The Islanders said on Wednesday that the 24-year-old Hillen remained hospitalized following surgery late Tuesday night into the morning. Hillen was injured in the first period of New York's 7-2 home loss on Tuesday and is expected to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday.
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