Oct 3, 2013, 8:02 PM EST
Not much went right for Washington in its second game of the season.
As the video shows, Bouma was immediately challenged to a scrap by rookie forward Tom Wilson, the club’s first-round selection (16th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Hillen, 27, left the game immediately and won’t return, according to the Caps.
It’s a tough blow for the veteran defenseman — last year, he missed over half the season (25 games) with an upper-body injury.
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