Morning Line - Jonas Hiller

I’m definitely excited to have a fresh start. Talking to the coach [Bob Hartley], talking to management, they want me to have success, and that definitely makes your life easier. It keeps your mind free to just go out there and play as good as you can, instead of worrying about giving up bad goals and having to prove yourself every night – not just to the public, but to...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hiller, Flames beat Avalanche 2-0

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Jonas Hiller made 28 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 in a preseason game on Tuesday night. Hiller signed a $9 million, two-year deal over the summer. He is battling Karri Ramo for the starting job after spending the previous seven seasons with Anaheim. Hiller's best sequence occurred with five minutes to play in the third when...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TJ Brodie scores in Flames' split-squad win

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) TJ Brodie scored on a power play 2:06 into the second period in the Calgary Flames' 1-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in a split-squad exhibition game Sunday night. The 24-year-old defenseman fired a slap shot into the top corner over Viktor Fasth's blocker. Jonas Hiller and Brad Thiessen combined for shutout. Hiller stopped eight shots in the first...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Calgary Flames Preview: Sean Monahan, Sam Bennett Represent Bright Future

The Calgary Flames were one of the hardest working teams last season, but the franchise’s first campaign in over a decade without Jarome Iginla was a disappointing one as it finished with the second-worst record in the Western Conference at 77 points. The loss of captain and No. 1 defenseman Mark Giordano because of injury erased any hope of the Flames contending, but they did...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

All That Has Transpired: Calgary Flames

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects leading up to the start of the 2014-15 season. Today, we take a look at the Calgary Flames. By: Andy Hughes Calgary Flames 2013-14 Season: 35-40-7, 77 points (6th Pacific Division, 13th Western Conference) Free Agents Signed: Jonas Hiller will make $4.5...
Via The PensNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Somewhere Between Sweden and Cali.

I landed this needed Ryan Getzlaf Dominion quad relic -- also featuring Corey Perry, Jonas Hiller, and Devante Smith-Pelly -- off of eBay some time ago. It's #'d 25/25 and ran me roughly half a blaster. There's only one issue: it never arrived.Somewhere between my humble abode in Southern California and Sweden, where the seller lives, this card floats around in limbo...
Via Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The Anaheim Ducks

from Curtis Zupke at, How much will Kesler help close the gap between Anaheim and the Kings and Chicago Blackhawks? – Kesler is adept in the faceoff circle and will help the Ducks' 22nd-ranked power play. When healthy, he is good for 10-15 power-play goals per season and is also a shorthanded threat. Defensively, Kesler has won the Selke Trophy (and was a finalist...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

How Bad Can These Teams Be?

from Sean McIndoe of Grantland, By my count, a little more than half the teams in the league could be contenders for last place overall if everything went wrong. Of course, some of those teams are better positioned than others, so let’s start with the worst of the worst. Buffalo Sabres This year’s 30th slot sure feels like it’s the Sabres’ to lose. After all...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Hiller should recover quick from appendicitis attack

In July, Calgary Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller underwent a minor procedure for appendicitis. According to Ryan Dadoun of NBC Sports, he should recover quickly, soon enough to attend training camp. Hiller will be a new member of the Flames, hoping to make a come-back.#140950103 / gettyimages.comHiller, 32, suffered from appendicitis while training in Switzerland mid-last month...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Hiller Recovering From Appendicitis

According to Josh Gold-Smith from, Calgary Flames' Jonas Hiller suffered an appendicitis attack in mid-July while at a goaltending camp in Switzerland.#482151745 / gettyimages.comLuckily, Hiller only needed a small procedure done and is expected to make a very quick recovery, 12 days at the most."The procedure nowadays . . . they can do it arthroscopically...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiller’s recovery from appendicitis should be quick

Jonas Hiller suffered an appendicitis attack in mid-July that resulted in him having a minor procedure. Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving recently confirmed that this incident shouldn’t be a factor by the time training camp starts. “The procedure nowadays … they can do it arthroscopically,” Flames GM Brad Treliving explained, per “They’re saying within nine...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Jonas Hiller suffers appendicitis attack, has minor procedure

According to Ryan Dadoun of NBC Sports, Calgary Flames goalie Jonas Hiller's appendix ruptured while in Switzerland, training for his first season with the Flames. Hiller underwent an appendectomy shortly after the attack, and is expected to recover quickly.#140950103 / gettyimages.comIt was originally unknown whether Hiller would need to have surgery, but according to Wes Gilbertson...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller only needs ‘minor procedure’ to deal with appendicitis

Via, reading this kind of thing is usually quite scary, but the Calgary Sun's Wes Gilbertson reports that the Calagary Flames' new starting goaltender has #Flames G Jonas Hiller needed only minor procedure after appendictis attack. Expected to make a speedy recovery. — Wes Gilbertson (@SUNGilbertson) July 17, 2014 From Calgary Flames...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Roster Changes for the Anaheim Ducks

After a busy season, the Anaheim Ducks wrapped up with quite a few roster changes. Here are some of the biggest ones to keep an eye on for next season. 5. Cutting ties #488284861 / The Ducks recently cut ties with two forwards, Saku Koivu and Daniel Winnik, as well as goaltender Jonas Hiller. The announcement came right before the NHL draft, beginning the team’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clayton Stoner signs with Ducks

NHL free agency opened with a furious rush -- 46 signings in the opening 2 1/2 hours of free agency for a record $393 million on Tuesday morning, according to Canadian cable network TSN. The Ducks were responsible for several hellos and goodbyes. Anaheim signed free-agent, 29-year-old defenseman Clayton Stoner, a big physical presence, who spent his entire NHL career with the Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports West
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Hiller signs with the Flames

#488378013 / The Calgary Flames and Jonas Hiller agree to a 2 year $9M deal. Great sign by the Flames. Hiller had a great year last year with the Ducks, the Flames really do need a good goaltender and Hiller is that guy. He did get benched in the playoffs but I think he will get passed that and have a good career with the Flames.
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Hiller signs with the Flames

#488378013 / The Calgary Flames and Jonas Hiller agree to a 2 year $9M deal. Great sign by the Flames. Hiller had a great year last year with the Ducks, the Flames really do need a good goaltender and Hiller is that guy. He did get benched in the playoffs but I think he will get passed that and have a good career with the Flames.
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Sign Goaltender by   Curtis Morrison

The Calgary Flames have signed Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller to a 2 year deal worth 9 million dollars, and a 4.5 cap hit over both years. Hiller played 50 games for the Ducks this past season, going 29-13-7 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.48 goals-against-average in that time. He has played with the Ducks since 2007 when he [...]
Via The Hockey House
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiller signs with Calgary

Per TSN's Bob McKenzie: CGY signs Jonas Hiller to two-year deal with AAV of $4.5M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 1, 2014
Via Kukla's Korner
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

What Direction Are The Vancouver Canucks Going?

from Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province, If you believe the reports the Vancouver Canucks have contacted the agents for Dave Bolland and goalies Jonas Hiller and Ryan Miller, you have to wonder what the green brain trust of the Vancouver Canucks is thinking these days. Not sure whether it escaped their notice, but only the Buffalo Sabres scored fewer goals than their...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks Koivu, Hiller, & Winnik To Hit Free Agency

After consecutive Stanley Cup Playoff disappointments, it is no surprise the Anaheim Ducks are looking to shake things up in the time leading up to the 2014-15 NHL season. Despite the Ducks finishing at the top of the Pacific Division for the past two seasons, the team has failed to make it past the conference quarter finals both years. While the Los Angeles Kings recent second...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

GM Murray: Ducks won't re-sign Hiller, Koivu, Winnik

The Anaheim Ducks will not re-sign Jonas Hiller, Saku Koivu, and Daniel Winnik, general manager Bob Murray confirmed Thursday. The Swiss-born Hiller, 32, has spent the entirety of his seven-year NHL career with the Ducks, posting 162 wins in 326 games. Coach Bruce Boudreau replaced the goaltender with Frederik Andersen after the Ducks lost their first two games in the second-round...
Via Fox Sports West
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Hiller sad knowing end of Ducks career is here

Earlier this season, Jonas Hiller's name popped up in trade speculation, his future with the team very much in doubt. In the end, the Ducks hung on to Hiller, who was playing well, and dealt Viktor Fasth to Edmonton, taking a chance on their veteran. Hiller faltered down the stretch and lost his starting job first to rookie Frederik Andersen and then to another rookie, John...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks to start John Gibson in net for Game 5

The Anaheim Ducks will start goalie John Gibson in Game 5 of their Western Conference Second Round series Monday against the Los Angeles Kings at Honda Center, coach Bruce Boudreau announced Sunday. “Well, I kind of believe that it’s not a difficult decision tomorrow,” Boudreau said. “I’m not going to try to play that game. He came in. He played great. He’s going...
Via Sports-Glory
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Visiting Ducks check in, cut Kings' series lead to 2-1

An old winger and a cold goalie. That’s not exactly how the Ducks intended to win. The Ducks, to a large extent, followed their plan Thursday night. They moved the puck with speed and poise, forechecked effectively and got traffic in front of the Kings’ net. Then, when it all nearly blew up in their faces in the third period, they held on and regained some life in this second...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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