Veteran Jack Hillen signs with Predators

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Jack Hillen to a one-year contract.

He spent his first three professional seasons with the New York Islanders. The two-way contract is worth $650,000 at the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level.

In 175 career games, the 25-year-old Hillen has 50 points (eight goals and 42 assists).