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Jonas Hiller
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Hiller in 2017
Born 12 February 1982 (1982-02-12) (age 38)
Felben-Wellhausen, Switzerland
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
NL team
Former teams
EHC Biel
HC Davos
HC Lausanne
HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
Anaheim Ducks
Calgary Flames
National team Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2001–present

Jonas Hiller (born 12 February 1982) is a Swiss professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for EHC Biel of the National League (NL). He has also played for the Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks, the team he began his NHL career with in 2007 after going undrafted in any NHL Entry Draft.


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Hiller with the Ducks in 2012

Hiller played 13 games for HC Lausanne and 3 seasons for HC Davos of the National League A (NLA). Hiller also won Switzerland's championship in 2002, 2005 and 2007, as well as the Spengler Cup in 2004 and 2006 with HC Davos. He was not drafted but he signed a contract with the Anaheim Ducks on May 25, 2007.

On September 30, 2007, Hiller made his NHL debut for the Anaheim Ducks. Hiller was named as the Ducks starting goaltender for the 2009 NHL Playoffs. On July 1, 2014, Hiller decided to sign a two-year, $4.5 million per year contract as a free agent with the Calgary Flames. Calgary opted not to re-sign Hiller after the season.

On 19 April 2016, he agreed to a three-year contract with EHC Biel of the National League A (NLA) worth CHF 2.1 million.

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