Hiller signs extension
The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed goaltender Jonas Hiller to a two-year contract extension through the 2009-10 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.The latest Swiss netminder to come to the NHL, Hiller was very good for the Ducks in spot duty last season and got better as the year went on.>> team release
Hiller had the NHL's second-best GAA and save percentage after March 1, and went 8-4-0 in his last 12 starts.
He should see more time in goal this season and would be a capable replacement if Jean-Sebastien Giguere is hurt.
UPDATE The deal is for $1.3-million per year.