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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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Thomas Greiss The Most Capable Backup In Recent Memory?

The New York Islanders goalie saga over the last two plus decades has included a nauseating amount of change and inconsistency. After Billy Smith‘s run ended in 1989, the Islanders have used about 40 different goalies (don’t quote me on this, it’s an educated* guess). Jaroslav Halak has provided the most stability in the starting role since Smith, even breaking his (and others...
Via Islanders Insight
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Greiss Sings A Sweet Tune in St. Louis; Islanders Win 3-2 In Overtime

Tonight’s Recap The New York Islanders won for the fifth time in their past six games, defeating the St.Louis Blues on the road 3-2 in overtime. The rejuvenated penalty killing unit did it again, going a perfect five for five on the night, including killing a late holding penalty against Brian Strait for pulling down Vladimir Tarasenko. Thomas Greiss was outstanding, making 38...
Via Islanders Insight
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Good and Not So Good Over Islanders First Five

The New York Islanders are five games into the 2015-15 Season and are currently 3-1-1 earning seven of a possible ten points. Through the opening stretch so much attention has been focused on the Barclays Center and what the experience would be like for the fans at the new arena that the on ice product has gone largely overlooked. The Good Thomas Greiss Greiss has been outstanding...
Via Islanders Insight
October 19, 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

Islanders' Greiss to start season opener versus Blackhawks

The New York Islanders will begin life at the Barclays Center with goaltender Thomas Greiss in net for Friday's game versus the reigning Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks.With Jaroslav Halak nursing an undisclosed injury, the team confirmed Greiss will start Friday's tilt. Greiss was signed to a two-year, $3 million contract on July 1 after posting a 9-6-3 mark with a 2.59...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Islanders Sign Goaltender Thomas Greiss

The New York Islanders departed from their usual sit and wait philosophy on the first day of free agency. GM Garth Snow pounced on free agent goaltender Thomas Greiss almost immediately after 12PM on Wednesday, signing him to a two-year, $3M deal. Greiss, 29, will join his fourth NHL team in a backup role. He was 9-6-3 with a .908 save percentage and 2.59 goals-against average for...
Via Islanders Insight
July 01, 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 AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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