Hiller will appear in his first Olympic games with Switzerland and it will mark the fourth time he will backstop his country on an international stage.
He was a backup goalie for Switzerland at the 2006 World Championships and in 2007 and 2008 he was the starter for Switzerland – he totaled a 4-5-0 record with a 2.59 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage in nine appearances overall.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals