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.
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh