Thomas Greiss

Age 35 Jan 29, 1986
Fussen DEU
Goaltender shoots left
6'2" 188 cm
232 lbs 105 kg
ELC Signing Age 23
Waivers Signing Age
UFA Year 2013
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2004
Drafted Overall 94
Draft Round 3
Draft Team San Jose Sharks

Transaction History
May 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 22 saves in Friday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
May 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will patrol the crease for Friday's road contest against Columbus.
May 1, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside all 33 shots he faced in regulation and overtime and five of eight shootout attempts in Saturday's 1-0 win over the Lightning.
May 1, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will be between the pipes Saturday against Tampa Bay, Ansar Khan of MLive.com
Apr 27, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside all 33 shots he faced in regulation and overtime and one of three shootout attempts in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Apr 27, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss is starting Tuesday's game against Columbus.
Apr 27, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Jonathan Bernier | Contrary to a previous report, Bernier won't start Tuesday's game in Columbus and will instead back up Thomas Greiss.
Apr 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 43 of 46 shots in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Stars.
Apr 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will draw the home start for Thursday's game against the Stars, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Apr 20, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief of Jonathan Bernier in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Stars.
Apr 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 34 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three of five shootout attempts in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Stars.
Apr 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will patrol the crease for Monday's contest in Dallas.
Apr 15, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 24 of 25 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Apr 15, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will start in net for Thursday's home game against the Blackhawks, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Apr 10, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 30 of 34 shots Saturday in a 5-4 shootout win over Carolina.
Apr 10, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss led the Red Wings onto the ice, indicating he'll start Saturday's road game versus the Hurricanes, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Apr 6, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss allowed two goals on 31 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators.
Apr 6, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will tend the home twine in Tuesday's game versus the Predators, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Apr 4, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside 27 shots in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Lightning.
Apr 4, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will guard the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Lightning.
Apr 3, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 27 saves in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Lightning.
Apr 3, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road matchup with the Lightning.
Apr 1, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside 33 of 36 shots Thursday in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Panthers.
Apr 1, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the road goal in Thursday's game versus the Panthers, Jameson Olive of the Panthers' official site reports.
Mar 30, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss came off the bench to stop 24 of 25 shots in a 4-1 loss to Florida on Tuesday.
Mar 25, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Calvin Pickard | Pickard gave up four goals on 23 shots in relief of Thomas Greiss in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Predators.
Mar 25, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss gave up three goals on seven shots before he was relieved by Calvin Pickard in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Predators.
Mar 25, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will guard the road goal in Thursday's game versus the Predators.
Mar 23, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss gave up two goals on 34 shots in Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Predators.
Mar 23, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss led the team onto the ice for pregame warmups and will start Tuesday's game against Nashville.
Mar 20, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 30 of 33 shots in a 3-0 loss to Dallas on Saturday.
Mar 20, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss led the Red Wings onto the ice and will guard the home net in Saturday's game versus the Stars, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Mar 18, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss allowed two goals on 18 shots in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Stars.
Mar 9, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss surrendered four goals on 29 shots in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Lightning.
Mar 9, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will be between the pipes Tuesday against Tampa Bay, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Mar 2, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside all nine shots he faced after replacing Jonathan Bernier to begin the third period of Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Mar 2, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Jonathan Bernier | Bernier stopped 23 of 27 shots before being replaced by Thomas Greiss to begin the third period of Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Feb 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss gave up seven goals on 32 shots in Sunday's 7-2 loss to the Blackhawks.
Feb 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will patrol the crease in Sunday's road matchup against Chicago.
Feb 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Jonathan Bernier | Bernier stopped 23 of 26 shots after replacing Thomas Greiss to begin the second period during Friday's 7-2 loss to the Panthers.
Feb 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped nine of 13 shots before being replaced by Jonathan Bernier to begin the second period in Friday's 7-2 loss to the Panthers.
Feb 19, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the home net in Friday's game versus the Panthers.
Feb 15, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss kicked out 21 shots in Monday's 3-2 overtime loss to Chicago.
Feb 15, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss is the expected starter for Monday's home contest against Chicago.
Feb 11, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 20 of 23 shots Thursday in a 3-2 loss to Nashville.
Feb 11, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will get the starting nod for Thursday's road matchup against the Predators, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 20 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 loss to the Panthers.
Feb 9, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss is slated to tend the twine for Tuesday's road matchup with Florida, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Feb 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 36 of 37 shots in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Panthers.
Feb 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will start in the home crease Sunday versus the Panthers.
Feb 7, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss has received a vote of confidence from Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill, despite the goalie starting his tenure with an 0-7-2 record, 3.27 GAA and .892 save percentage, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Feb 5, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss allowed two goals on 31 shots in a 3-1 loss to the Lightning on Friday. The third goal was an empty-netter.
Feb 5, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will start in the road crease Friday against the Lightning.
Feb 3, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Calvin Pickard | Pickard was called up from the taxi squad Wednesday and gave up two goals on 19 shots in relief of Thomas Greiss in a 5-1 loss to the Lightning.
Feb 3, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss led his team onto the ice for pregame warmups, indicating he'll start between the pipes in Wednesday's road game versus the Lightning.
Jan 31, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 27 shots in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Florida.
Jan 31, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will start Sunday's home game against the Panthers.
Jan 30, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss turned aside 23 shots in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Panthers.
Jan 30, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the home net in Saturday's game against the Panthers,.
Jan 28, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss allowed three goals on nine shots in Thursday's 7-3 loss to Dallas.
Jan 27, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 20 saves in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss to Dallas.
Jan 26, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the road goal in Tuesday's game versus the Stars, Matthew DeFranks of The Dallas Morning News reports.
Jan 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss allowed three goals on 27 shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Blackhawks. The fourth goal was an empty-netter.
Jan 22, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will defend the road goal in Friday's matchup against the Blackhawks, Tracey Myers of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 18, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss made 26 saves in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.
Jan 18, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss is expected to start Monday's matinee against the Blue Jackets.
Jan 14, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss stopped 40 of 42 shots in Thursday's 3-0 loss to the Hurricanes.
Jan 14, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss is slated to be between the pipes against Carolina on Thursday after being the first goalie off the morning skate, per Max Bultman of The Athletic.
Jan 11, 2021 Detroit Red Wings | Thomas Greiss | Greiss will rotate with Jonathan Bernier early in the season before the coaching staff officially names a starting goaltender for the Red Wings, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Oct 10, 2020 Detroit Red Wings | signed G Thomas Greiss to a two-year, $7.2 million contract.
Jan 30, 2017 New York Islanders | re-signed G Thomas Greiss to a three-year, $10 million contract extension.
Jul 1, 2015 New York Islanders | signed G Thomas Greiss to a two-year, $3 million contract.
Jul 1, 2014 Pittsburgh Penguins | signed G Thomas Greiss to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Jul 5, 2013 Arizona Coyotes | signed G Thomas Greiss to a one-year contract.
Apr 1, 2013 Activated San Jose Sharks | activated G Thomas Greiss from injured reserve.
Mar 29, 2013 Assigned San Jose Sharks | assigned G Thomas Greiss to Worcester (AHL) for conditioning.
Mar 11, 2013 Injured San Jose Sharks | placed G Thomas Greiss on IR.
Jul 6, 2011 San Jose Sharks | (Thomas Greiss) signed.
Apr 11, 2011 Recalled San Jose Sharks | (Thomas Greiss) recalled from Worcester (AHL).
Oct 21, 2010 Assigned San Jose Sharks | (Thomas Greiss) assigned to Brynas (SEL).
Oct 13, 2010 Assigned San Jose Sharks | (Thomas Greiss) assigned to Worcester (AHL).
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Thomas Greiss
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Detroit Red Wings 34 2.7 0.912 0 -8.67 -0.25
Thomas Greiss Stats by Elite Prospects Thomas Greiss Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
1999-2000 EV Füssen U18 Jugend-BL 1 0.000 0
2001-2002 EV Füssen U20 Junioren-BL 5 0.000 0
2001-2002 Germany U16 (all) International-Jr 11 0.000 0
2001-2002 Germany U17 (all) International-Jr 2 0.000 0
2002-2003 Kölner EC U18 DNL 25 2.16 0.000 0 Playoffs 3 2.67 0.000 0
2002-2003 Germany U18 WJC-18 D1 2 1 0.955 0
2002-2003 Germany U18 (all) International-Jr 2 1 0.955 0
2002-2003 Germany U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0.000 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Kölner Haie DEL 1 12 0.600 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Kölner EC U18 DNL 24 2.61 0.000 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Germany U18 WJC-18 D1 3 3.43 0.867 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Germany U20 WJC-20 D1 2 1.51 0.909 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Germany U18 (all) International-Jr 3 3.43 0.867 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Germany U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1.51 0.909 0
2004-2005 Kölner Haie DEL 8 2.09 0.936 0
2004-2005 Eisbären Regensburg Germany2 1 2 0.000 0 Playoffs 2 2.14 0.000 0
2004-2005 Germany U20 WJC-20 3 7.5 0.806 0
2004-2005 Germany U20 (all) International-Jr 5 4.31 0.855 0
2005-2006 Kölner Haie DEL 27 2.46 0.926 0 Playoffs 9 3.04 0.899 0
2005-2006 Germany U20 WJC-20 D1 4 0.5 0.978 0
2005-2006 Germany OG 1 5 0.875 0
2005-2006 Germany WC D1 2 1.97 0.882 0
2005-2006 Germany (all) International 9 0.000 0
2005-2006 Germany U20 (all) International-Jr 4 0.5 0.978 0
2005-2006 Germany Deutschland Cup 2 2.53 0.904 0
2006-2007 Fresno Falcons ECHL 3 2.33 0.929 0
2006-2007 Worcester Sharks AHL 43 2.61 0.912 0 Playoffs 3 4.18 0.865 0
2007-2008 Worcester Sharks AHL 41 3.09 0.892 0
2007-2008 San Jose Sharks NHL 3 3.26 0.860 0
2008-2009 Worcester Sharks AHL 57 2.47 0.907 0 Playoffs 12 2.43 0.912 0
2009-2010 San Jose Sharks NHL 16 2.68 0.912 0 Playoffs 1 3 0.929 0
2009-2010 Germany OG 3 5.03 0.815 0
2009-2010 Germany (all) International 3 5.03 0.815 0
2010-2011 Brynäs IF SHL 32 2.82 0.904 0 Playoffs 5 3.4 0.892 0
2011-2012 San Jose Sharks NHL 19 2.3 0.915 0
2012-2013 San Jose Sharks NHL 6 2.53 0.915 0
2012-2013 Hannover Scorpions DEL 9 3.48 0.905 0
2012-2013 Worcester Sharks AHL 1 5.04 0.815 0
2013-2014 Arizona Coyotes NHL 25 2.29 0.920 0 4.04 0.17
2014-2015 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 2.59 0.908 0 -1.07 -0.05
2015-2016 New York Islanders NHL 41 2.36 0.925 0 12.01 0.29 Playoffs 11 2.46 0.923 0
2015-2016 Germany WC 4 2.5 0.904 0
2015-2016 Germany (all) International 4 2.5 0.904 0
2016-2017 New York Islanders NHL 51 2.69 0.913 0 7.19 0.14
2016-2017 Germany WC 4 4.96 0.876 0
2016-2017 Germany (all) International 5 4.66 0.875 0
2017-2018 New York Islanders NHL 27 3.82 0.892 0 -15.46 -0.57
2018-2019 New York Islanders NHL 43 2.28 0.927 0 14.14 0.33 Playoffs 1 3.33 0.800 0
2019-2020 New York Islanders NHL 31 2.74 0.913 0 -1.42 -0.05 Playoffs 4 2.02 0.929 0
2020-2021 Detroit Red Wings NHL 34 2.7 0.912 0 -8.67 -0.25
Thomas Greiss Stats by Elite Prospects | Thomas Greiss Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 10, 2020
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Standard Contract | 2 Years $7,200,000 4.42% of cap space
2020-2021 2021-2022
Cap Hit $3,600,000 $3,600,000
UFA
AAV $3,600,000 $3,600,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,800,000 $4,400,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $2,800,000 $4,400,000
Minors Salary $2,800,000 $4,400,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date January 30, 2017
Signing Status UFA
Agent Ray (Raynold) Petkau
Standard Contract | 3 Years $10,000,000 4.44% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $3,333,333 $3,333,333 $3,333,333
UFA
AAV $3,333,333 $3,333,333 $3,333,333
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $3,000,000 $3,250,000 $3,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $3,000,000 $3,250,000 $3,750,000
Minors Salary $3,000,000 $3,250,000 $3,750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2015
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $3,000,000 2.10% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $1,500,000 $1,500,000
UFA
AAV $1,500,000 $1,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $2,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $1,000,000 1.45% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $1,000,000
UFA
AAV $1,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 5, 2013
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $750,000 1.17% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $750,000
UFA
AAV $750,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $750,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $750,000
Minors Salary $750,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 6, 2011
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,175,000 0.91% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013
Cap Hit $587,500 $587,500
UFA
AAV $587,500 $587,500
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $550,000 $625,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $550,000 $625,000
Minors Salary $105,000 $625,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date August 12, 2009
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,100,000 0.97% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011
Cap Hit $550,000 $550,000
UFA
AAV $550,000 $550,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $550,000 $550,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $550,000 $550,000
Minors Salary $105,000 $550,000
Clauses
UFA Year