2 Things We Learned From Islanders’ Saturday Night Loss

Inconsistency struck again as the Islanders fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 6-3 on Saturday night. The Hurricanes would take a 1-0 lead late in the first period, but ultimately it was their five-goal second period that put the Islanders away. While the Islanders did not give up any “first goals” last night they did allow the Canes to score a season high six goals. The Islanders’...
Via Islanders Insight
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Tavares, Greiss lead Islanders to 5-2 win over Kings

NEW YORK (AP) John Tavares had a goal and an assist, Thomas Greiss stopped 28 shots and the New York Islanders scored three times in the first 14 minutes and beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Thursday night. Johnny Boychuk, Casey Cizikas and Anders Lee all scored in the first period and Travis Hamonic added an empty-netter in the third to help the Islanders win their third straight...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 2/3/16

In one of the odder coaching decisions of the year, JF Berube started over healthy Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss and earned his first NHL win in a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild. The win was a big one for the Islanders, as it kept them right in the middle of the extremely tight Eastern Conference standings, one in which the third through ninth seeded teams are separated by...
Via Islanders Insight
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders' Greiss aids stranded drivers during snowstorm

New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss doesn't just do his best to prevent others from scoring on the ice. He also prevents them from getting stuck in the snow.With a snowstorm wreaking havoc on the East Coast this weekend, Greiss played the role of a Good Samaritan by using the tow rope on his vehicle to assist drivers get their cars out of a jam.The 29-year-old Greiss temporarily...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Islanders’ Thomas Greiss Proving Himself as Capable Starter

The New York Islanders have had a heck of a season. John Tavares has been nominated to go to the All-Star game, Kyle Okposo currently leads the team in scoring and the Isles sit in third place in the Eastern Conference. The Isles are 5-5-0 in their last ten, and now, they will be getting much needed help as Jaroslav Halak returns from the IR. The team returned Christopher Gibson...
Via The Sports Journal
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

The New York Islanders at Christmas Break: Who’s Naughty and Greiss?

Thus far in the 2015-2016 NHL season, the New York Islanders have had their good times, their bad times, their ups, their downs, their bitter and their sweet. Sitting in third place in the Metropolitan Division and sixth place overall, it can’t all be that bad, right? Lets take a look at Islanders Insight’s Naughty and Nice list. The Naughty List: John Tavares: It starts with...
Via Islanders Insight
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Three free agent signings have really panned out so far

There are plenty of deals given out during the free agent frenzy. With the big money being thrown around, some of the deals make you drop your jaw while others make you scratch your head in disbelief. Whatever you think at the time, it’s hard to truly peg how a deal is going to turn out. Here are three of those free agent signings which have panned out well so far. Francois...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Thomas Greiss: CONSOL is “pretty dead”

Yeah, this always happens. An athlete starting out with a new team shows love for his new fanbase by saying they are the best in all of sports. But it’s another thing when an athlete throws a former fanbase some shade. Wow. He isn’t wrong, either. Greiss on #Isles crowd “Was fun to play (here) especially coming from Pittsburgh, its pretty dead there." @IslesInsight — Scott...
Via The Pensblog
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SNAPSHOT: Penguins start road trip with solid win

Thomas Greiss has started two games. Both have featured the Penguins going up in dominating fashion, and then falling off in the third period. The first game didn’t end well. This one did. Save about 10 minutes in the third period, and this was actually a completely dominating win for the Penguins. The Penguins power play scored once, but it was the mere threat of it that basically...
Via The Pensblog
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Greiss leads Coyotes to shutout win over punchless Flames

Sluggish in the first period, Phoenix scored its first two goals on fortunate bounces in the second. Once the Coyotes got rolling, there was no stopping them, particularly the way Thomas Greiss was turning away shots. Greiss stopped 27 shots, Lauri Korpikoski had a goal and two assists, and the Coyotes rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. ''The first...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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