The Ducks announced today they have signed goaltender Jonas Hiller
to a four-year contract extension through the 2013-14 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.
Hiller, 27 (2/12/82), has posted a 54-37-5 record with a 2.46 goals-against average (GAA) and .919 save percentage (SV%) in 108 career NHL appearances with the Ducks. Since he entered the NHL in 2007-08, Hiller ranks third among all NHL goaltenders in SV% (min: 100 games). He has also made 13 career playoff appearances for Anaheim (all last season), leading the league in SV% (.943). He went 7-6 in the postseason with a 2.23 GAA.
"Jonas has proved himself as a starting NHL goaltender," said Executive Vice President/General Manager Bob Murray
. "We expect him to only get better and are pleased he’s committed to us for four more seasons."
Currently in his third NHL season, Hiller has compiled a 21-15-1 record with a 2.75 GAA and .916 SV% in 39 appearances this year. Hiller won a season-high five straight games from Jan. 5-13, stopping 152-of-161 shots for a 1.80 GAA and .944 SV%. He currently is tied with Vancouver’s Roberto Luongo
for the league lead in January victories with nine. Next month, Hiller will represent Switzerland at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.
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