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Thomas Greiss | Goalie | #1

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/29/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 228
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 3 (94) / SJ
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Neither Thomas Greiss nor Jean-Francois Berube could provide effective goaltending as the Islanders lost 7-0 to the Blue Jackets Saturday.
Greiss got the game off to a rocky start by giving up three in the first period on only 17 shots. It did not get any better with Berube minding the crease. He gave up two goals in the second and another pair in the third. With three wins in his last four starts and save percentages greater than .925, much more was expected of Greiss. Feb 25 - 7:29 PM

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Thomas Greiss will be in net against Columbus on Saturday.

He's already beaten the Blue Jackets once this season, stopping 21 of 23 shots in the victory. It's worth noting that Greiss has come back to Earth a little bit this month. He's 5-4 with a shutout and 26 goals against with an .895 save percentage.
Feb 25 - 12:51 PM

Thomas Greiss turned aside all 24 shots he faced in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens.

Greiss didn't have to be incredible in this game, but he did come up with a few key saves. The team in front of his also did a great job clogging up the neutral zone and blocking shots. Greiss has now won three of his last four games. He owns a 20-11-3 record to go along with a 2.43 goals-against-average and a .920 save percentage.
Feb 23 - 10:47 PM

Thomas Greiss will start on Thursday.

Greiss will be looking to build on his 3-1 win over Detroit Tuesday night. He has a 2.50 GAA and .915 save percentage in 34 contests in 2016-17.
Feb 23 - 11:37 AM

Thomas Greiss stopped 26 of 27 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Greiss turned aside all 23 shots he faced at even-strength. Only Henrik Zetterberg managed to beat Greiss tonight and that one came on the man-advantage. Since allowing six goals in a loss to the Leafs earlier this month, Greiss has won two of three starts. He has a 19-11-3 record with a 2.50 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage this season.
Feb 21 - 10:49 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in goal against Detroit on Tuesday night.

Greiss has won one time in his last four outings and he has been below a .900 save percentage in all of his losses. He has an 18-11-3 record this season along with a 2.55 GAA and a .917 save percentage.
Feb 21 - 3:32 PM

Thomas Greiss faced only 21 shots and gave up three goals Saturday night as the Islanders lost 3-2 to the Devils.

Saturday night’s .857 save percentage was well below his season average of .919 entering this game. It was his sixth-worst effort of the season in terms of save percentages and drops him to 18-11-3 for the season.
Feb 18 - 10:30 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in the cage on Saturday against the Devils.

The Islanders' top netminder has been pretty up-and-down this month. Through six games he has posted a 3-3 record with an .875 save percentage and 22 goals against. To wit, he's allowed at least three goals in four of his six games. It may pay to be cautious with him today.
Feb 18 - 12:08 PM

Thomas Greiss turned aside 25 of 27 shots in the Islanders' 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.

Greiss gave up the first goal of the game to Rangers defenseman Nick Holden, but his team responded by three straight goals. It's the first time in three games that Greiss has allowed less than three goals. He has an 18-10-3 record with a 2.53 goals-against-average and a .919 save percentage in 2016-17.
Feb 16 - 10:37 PM

Thomas Greiss will be back in net on Thursday to take on the Rangers.

Greiss is going through a bit of a rough patch over his last five games, having allowed 20 goals against in that time with three games with at least five lit lamps behind him. Perhaps waiting on him to put a couple of solid starts together would be best.
Feb 16 - 1:32 PM

Thomas Greiss was pulled after allowing six goals on 34 shots in Tuesday's 7-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Greiss was a perfect 2-0 against the Leafs this season, but he was no match for them tonight. He was pulled after giving up a goal to Auston Matthews with just over eight minutes remaining in the game. Backup goalie J-F Berube entered the game in relief of Greiss and he allowed a goal on seven shots. Greiss' record now drops to 17-10-3 this season. He'll enter his next appearance with a 2.55 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage.
Feb 14 - 10:55 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in goal against Toronto on Tuesday night.

Greiss has a 2-0-0 record versus the Maple Leafs this season, but that also comes with a 2.94 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage after he allowed five goals on Feb. 6.
Feb 14 - 12:02 PM

Thomas Greiss put forth a good effort despite the 3-0 loss to the Senators on Saturday.

Greiss stopped 21 of 24 shots in the match, including all five asked of him on the penalty kill. The loss drops his record to 17-9-3 with a 2.42 GAA and a .922 save percentage.
Feb 11 - 4:52 PM

Thomas Greiss will be between the pipes on Saturday against the Senators.

Greiss has been rather solid since the calendar turned to 2017. He's 8-3-3 with a .923 save percentage with two shutouts and just 33 goals against in 14 games.
Feb 11 - 11:58 AM

Thomas Greiss allowed one goal on 34 shots in a 3-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

Greiss had to be sharp, particularly in the first period when the Flyers came out flying. He made eight saves in just the first 10 minutes of the game to keep his team in it. Despite back-to-back tough starts, the Isles netminder stood tall and strong in his crease. He has firmly established himself as the team's top crease option. Greiss improved his record to 17-8-3 with a 2.39 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage.
Feb 9 - 9:52 PM

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C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Alan Quine
4Casey Cizikas
5Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
2Josh Bailey
3Cal Clutterbuck
4Jason Chimera
5Stephen Gionta
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Scott Mayfield
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jean-Francois Berube