Thomas Greiss: 2014 Top UFA

Thomas Greiss —

Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Position: G     Catches: Left
DOB:  Jan. 29
Height: 6’1     Weight: 220
 
Selected by: San Jose   Round: 3rd   Overall: 94th   Year: 2004 NHL Entry Draft 
 
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Top UFA Thomas Greiss

Thomas Greiss is a nine year North American professional.  

Greiss is a butterfly style goaltender with a decent glove hand and he has solid rebound control.  I would consider him an average puck-handler.  

Thomas Greiss feels that he’s ready for the challenge of being a #1 goaltender in the NHL.

Watching him play in Arizona last year I feel he might be a solid option for a team in need of a goaltender upgrade.

Right now he may be best suited in a platoon situation.  Maybe in Winnipeg !!!  

 
2013-14 stat line:

Games: 25  GAA: 2.29   SV%: .920   W: 10  L: 8  T: 5   SO: 2

Salary:

Thomas Greiss is coming off a 1 year contract that paid him $750,000 per season.

Career Highlights:

1.  Represented Germany 6 times internationally at the Junior and Senior Men’s WHC.

2.  Represented Germany in the 2006 and 2010 Olympics.

Note:

NHL teams are allowed to contact pending UFA’s on June 24th but cannot sign any UFA’s until July 1st aka “Free Agent Frenzy”.

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Mitch Kasprick (864 Posts)

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