Jack Hillen had to be helped off the ice Thursday night. Today he is undergoing surgery that will sideline him for 'months.'
Adam Oates yanked Braden Holtby in the first period but says the goalie will start in Dallas on Saturday.
It was not the start the Caps wanted in their home debut, but Alex Ovechkin and the offense were able to claw back from an early hole.
Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen had to be helped off the ice after a violent collision.