Hiller made 28 saves on 29 shots in the Flames 3-1 win over Vancouver in Game 4. The win gave the Flames a 3-1 lead in the series and a chance to eliminate the Canucks tonight. Hiller has posted a 1.79 GAA and .938 SV% in the series so far, but don’t expect the Canucks to roll over tonight.
Hiller gave up two goals on 25 shots in the Flames 4-2 win over the Canucks in Game 3. The win gave Calgary a 2-1 lead in the series, with a chance to make it 3-1 on home ice tonight. Hiller was 15-10-2 with a 2.35 GAA and .908 SV% in Calgary this season.
Hiller was pulled after allowing three goals on 29 shots in the Flames 4-1 loss to the Canucks in game 2. Despite the loss, the Flames will go back to Hiller in game 3 on Sunday. He has allowed four goals on 59 shots (.932 SV%) in the first two games of the playoffs.
Hiller stopped 29 of 30 shots in the Flames 2-1 win over the Canucks in game 1. Hiller made a number of huge saves and gave the Flames a chance to take a 2-0 lead heading back home. He will need to be equally as good for the youthful Flames to win again tonight.
Hiller won five of six starts down the stretch, posting a 1.84 GAA and .943 SV% over the process. Overall he went 26-19-4 with a 2.36 GAA and .918 SV% this season. He went 0-1-1 with a 2.52 GAA and .922 SV% in two starts against the Canucks this year.
Bouma missed the final two games of the regular season and missed Monday’s practice as well. His absence suggests that he won’t be available for game 1, but the Flames have an abundance of young forwards on the roster right now, so they’ll have no problem putting a quality product on the ice.
Monahan played in all 81 games leading up to today, but will be held out of the lineup this afternoon. After scoring 22 goals in his rookie season Monahan followed it up with 31 goals and 31 assists (62 points) this year.