Greiss agrees to terms on two-year contract with Red Wings


Thomas Greiss agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The 34-year-old goalie, who was an unrestricted free agent, was 16-9-4 with a 2.74 goals-against average and .913 save percentage in 31 games (29 starts) with the New York Islanders last season and 2-2-0 with a 2.02 GAA and .929 save percentage in four Stanley Cup Playoff games (three starts).

Selected by the San Jose Sharks in the third round (No. 94) of the 2004 NHL Draft, Greiss is 137-90-28 with a 2.63 GAA, .915 save percentage and 13 shutouts in 282 games (250 starts) with the Sharks, Phoenix Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins and Islanders. He is 7-8 with a 2.43 GAA and .922 save percentage in 17 games (14 starts) in the playoffs.

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