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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 allowed five goals on 41 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 OT loss to the Lightning in Game 3.
The Isles won't be happy about dropping this game, especially because they held 1-0, 3-2 and 4-3 leads. New York was 38 seconds away from closing out Game 3 when Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov tied the game. Greiss has given up three goals or more in three straight games. He'll enter Game 4 with a 5-4 record, a 2.34 goals-against-average and a .930 save percentage this postseason. The Islanders are now down 2-1 in the series. May 3 - 10:49 PM

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Thomas Greiss will be between the pipes for Game 3 against Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

Jaroslav Halak is recovering well from his groin injury, but the net belongs to Greiss right now. He has been great in the postseason with a 2.06 goals-against average and a .937 save percentage in eight outings.
May 3 - 11:21 AM

Thomas Greiss and the Islanders fell 4-1 on Saturday to Tampa Bay in Game 2.

Greiss turned away 27 of 30 shots, including three of four on special teams. Greiss will surely want this game back, but at least he'll take the solace in knowing the series is merely knotted at one.
Apr 30 - 6:27 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in net against Tampa Bay in Game 2 on Saturday.

Greiss turned away 33 of 36 shots the Lightning put on net in the 5-2 Game 1 win on Wednesday. He's still rocking a .941 save percentage through seven games this postseason, and there's little reason to see him slowing down.
Apr 30 - 1:47 PM

Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss played well in Tampa Bay Wednesday night, helping New York upset the Lightning 5-3 in Game 1 of the teams' second-round playoff series.

Greiss turned aside 33 of 36 Tampa Bay shots. He improved his post-season record to 5-2. His goals-against average is a sparkling 1.94 and his save percentage is .941. Consider taking Greiss for one-night fantasy action in the playoffs. He's pretty hot. And, if he keeps it up, the Lightning will have a tough time emerging triumphant in this series.
Apr 27 - 11:24 PM

Thomas Greiss will start in Game 1 of Round 2 versus Tampa Bay.

Greiss ran up a 4-2 series victory over the Florida Panthers in the opening round, while posting a stingy 1.79 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage.
Apr 27 - 6:34 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped 41 of 42 shots in the Islanders' 2-1 double OT win over the Florida Panthers.

Greiss turned in another solid performance in New York's series-clinching win over the Panthers. The 30-year-old might not have been a household name before the playoffs, but he's certainly becoming well-known now. Greiss finished the series with a sparkling 1.79 goals-against-average and a .944 save percentage. This was the Islanders' first series win since 1993. They'll take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round.
Apr 24 - 11:56 PM

Thomas Greiss will be between the pipes in Sunday's game against the Florida Panthers.

The Islanders have a chance to knock the Panthers out of the postseason with a win. Greiss has a 2.09 goals-against-average and a .938 save percentage in the 2016 postseason.
Apr 24 - 2:04 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped 47 of 48 shots in Friday's 2-1 double overtime win over the Florida Panthers.

The Islanders got another solid performance from Greiss in this one. After 36 minutes of overtime, the Islanders got the game-winning goal from Alan Quine. The series will now shift back to Brooklyn with the Islanders needing just one more win to close out the series. Game 6 will be played on Sunday.
Apr 23 - 12:36 AM

Thomas Greiss will play between the pipes Friday night.

Not that there was ever any doubt, but here's confirmation anyways. Greiss has a 2.65 GAA and .924 save percentage in four playoff games this series.
Apr 22 - 1:05 PM

Thomas Greiss recorded 27 saves but took the loss against the visiting Florida Panthers Wednesday night.

Greiss and the Isles were edged 2-1 in Game 4. The Panthers were able to tie the first-round playoff series at 2-2 with Game 5 set to be played Friday. Greiss didn't play badly but he allowed the game winner to an unusual suspect, low-scoring defenseman Alex Petrovic, midway through the third period. Greiss has a 2.65 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage in the postseason.
Apr 21 - 12:07 AM

Thomas Greiss will be in the crease for Wednesday's contest against Florida.

He has a 2.83 goals-against average in the series along with a solid .922 save percentage. Greiss and the Islanders can go up 3-1 in their Round 1 matchup with a win.
Apr 20 - 5:44 PM

Thomas Greiss stopped 36 of 39 shots in Sunday's 4-3 OT win against the Panthers.

The Islanders didn't get off to a great start in Game 3. They allowed the Panthers to open the scoring just 2:25 into the game and they found themselves down 2-0 and 3-1 in the middle frame. New York was able to fight back to tie the game in the second period before Thomas Hickey scored the game-winner in overtime. The victory allows the Islanders to take a 2-1 series lead in the series. Greiss will enter Game 4 with a 2.83 goals-against-average and a .922 save percentage.
Apr 17 - 11:59 PM

Thomas Greiss will be in net Sunday for Game 3 against the Panthers.

Greiss has turned away 70 of 76 combined shots through the first two games, though the series is knotted at one. Considering the advantage Florida has in net, New York could be turning the tide behind Greiss' strong play.
Apr 17 - 1:58 PM

Thomas Greiss turned aside 28 of 30 shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Greiss' numbers in Game 2 were much better than his numbers in Game 1, but he came up on the losing end tonight. The 30-year-old has a 3.04 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage in the 2016 playoffs. The series is tied 1-1 going to Brooklyn. The underdog Islanders are in a good spot.
Apr 15 - 10:49 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Frans Nielsen
3Mikhail Grabovski
4Casey Cizikas
5Alan Quine
6James Wright
LW1Brock Nelson
2Anders Lee
3Nikolay Kulemin
4Matt Martin
5Shane Prince
6Eric Boulton
7Michael Dal Colle
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Josh Bailey
3Ryan Strome
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Steve Bernier
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Calvin de Haan
5Marek Zidlicky
6Thomas Hickey
7Brian Strait
8Scott Mayfield
9Adam Pelech
10Ryan Pulock
G1Thomas Greiss
2Jaroslav Halak
3Jean-Francois Berube