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Thomas Greiss | Goalie | #1

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/29/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 228
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 3 (94) / SJ
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Thomas Greiss has been selected as the second star of the week.
The Islanders netminder posted a 2-0-1 record with a 0.98 goals-against average, a .971 save percentage and two shutouts. Greiss blanked Boston and Dallas on 55 combined shots before allowing three goals on 47 shots to Philadelphia in a 3-2 overtime loss. Jan 23 - 5:53 PM
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Thomas Greiss stopped 44 shots on Sunday against the Flyers, but the Isles fell 3-2 in overtime.

Greiss, coming off two straight shutouts, was in fine form again on Sunday but couldn't lock down his third straight victory. He is 12-7-3 this season with a 2.32 goals against average and .928 save percentage.
Jan 22 - 10:19 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in net against the Flyers on Sunday.

Both teams will be playing in their back ends of two games in two games. Since allowing seven goals to Carolina, Greiss has posted all 55 shots that Boston and Dallas sent his way over the last two games. Can he make it three?
Jan 21 - 7:59 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped all 23 shots he faced in a 3-0 win over the Dallas Stars.

After giving up seven goals in a loss to the Hurricanes on Saturday, Greiss has responded by posting back-to-back shutouts for the Islanders. The win improves his record to 12-7-2 with a 2.30 goals against average and .927 save percentage. Having started eight straight games for the Islanders, he is shaping into a great option for fantasy managers during the second half of the season. His ownership rate in yahoo leagues should be higher than its current mark of 63%.
Jan 19 - 10:19 PM

Thomas Greiss will start for the Islanders on Thursday.

Greiss will be playing in his eighth straight game. He has a 11-7-2 record, 2.41 GAA, and .925 save percentage in 21 contests this season.
Jan 19 - 1:39 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped all 32 shots in the Islanders' 4-0 win over Boston Monday afternoon.

That's one way to bounce back from a loss to Carolina where Greiss surrendered seven goals on a staggering 43 shots. Greiss was appearing in his 21st contest of 2016-17 and this was his first shutout of the season and the fifth of his career. He's become the Islanders' clear starter now that Jaroslav Halak is in the minors, so New York will naturally need more strong performances from Greiss like this one if they are to claw back into the playoff race.
Jan 16 - 3:31 PM

Thomas Greiss will play between the pipes on Monday.

Greiss is making his seventh straight start. He has a 10-7-2 record, 2.54 GAA, and .921 save percentage in 20 games this season.
Jan 16 - 11:56 AM

Thomas Greiss made 36 saves Saturday night, but unfortunately it was the seven goals he let get past him that made the difference in a 7-4 loss to Carolina.

With a season average of .927 and seven consecutive games north of the .900 mark, players expected much more from Greiss. His goals against average of 7.79 Saturday night was the second worst outing of the season and astronomically worse than his season mark of 2.28.
Jan 14 - 10:32 PM

It'll be Thomas Greiss in net for the Islanders against Carolina on Saturday.

It's been seven games since Greiss has been beaten more than twice in a game. He's gone 4-1-2 with a total of 12 goals against to go along with a .948 save percentage in that span.
Jan 14 - 5:42 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped 27 of 29 shots in Friday's 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers.

The win puts an end to Greiss' three-game losing streak (0-1-2). Despite the fact that he wasn't won many games in the last few weeks, Greiss has still given up two goals or less in seven consecutive outings. He has a 10-6-2 record with a 2.28 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage in 2016-17.
Jan 13 - 11:30 PM

Thomas Greiss will get the nod Friday night.

Greiss is making his fifth straight start. He has a 9-6-2 record, 2.29 GAA, and .927 save percentage in 18 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 13 - 12:18 PM

Thomas Greiss allowed two goals on 24 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.

All three goals in this game were scored by defensemen, as Keith Yandle and Jason Demers scored for the Panthers, while Nick Leddy found the back of the net for the Islanders. Greiss has now dropped three starts in a row, but he's given up two goals or less in each of those defeats. He has a 9-6-2 record with a 2.29 goals-against-average and a .927 save percentage in 2016-17.
Jan 11 - 10:15 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in the crease Wednesday versus Florida.

Greiss has lost his last two games after regulation, but he has played well in both contests. He won three times before that and hasn't allowed more than two goals in each of his past five appearances.
Jan 11 - 3:35 PM

Thomas Greiss saved 26 of 27 shots in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Arizona Coyotes Saturday night.

Greiss had a hard weekend. He lost in overtime to the league-worst Colorado Avalanche Friday night, and lost in a shootout to the second worst in the league on Saturday against the Coyotes. He carried a save percentage of .963 into the shootout, but let in the first two shots by Anthony Duclair and Radim Vrbata. He has a 9-5-2 record this season along with a 2.31 GAA and a .927 save percentage.
Jan 8 - 2:01 AM

Thomas Greiss will face Arizona on Saturday.

Through 16 games and 15 starts this season the new starter in Brooklyn's crease is 9-5-1 with a 2.41 GAA and a .925 save percentage so far. He's gone 5-2-1 with a .922 save percentage and 20 goals against in eight games versus Western foes this season as well.
Jan 7 - 5:57 PM

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3Alan Quine
4Casey Cizikas
5Mikhail Grabovski
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4Nikolay Kulemin
5Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
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D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Scott Mayfield
9Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jean-Francois Berube