|Jim Hiller was named assistant coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs on June 16, 2015.|
Hiller reunited with Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock and recently hired Maple Leafs assistant Andrew Brewer who all were part of the Detroit Red Wings coaching staff for the 2014-15 season.
Hiller had been coach of the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League since the 2009-10 season. In 2011-12 he won the WHL coach of the year award and the Brian Kilrea Award as coach of the year in the Canadian Hockey League.
|As an NHL player, Hiller spent time with the Los Angeles Kings, Red Wings and New York Rangers in a career that spanned from 1992-94. He had eight goals, 20 points and 116 penalty minutes in 63 career games.|