Thomas Greiss G PIT 8 Days

Greiss made 21 saves in a 4-2 win over St. Louis on Saturday.The backup has struggled after a strong start and likely needed a good showing to keep his job. Prior to Saturday, Greiss had allowed three or more goals in eight of his last nine starts. He came up particularly big Saturday, stopping a Vladimir Tarasenko slapper with the Pens nursing an early 1-0 lead.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 8 Days

Greiss will get the start in net Saturday against the Blues, NHL.com's Lou Korac reports.Greiss faces an unfavorable matchup on Saturday, as the Blues average 3.05 goals scored per game, good for fifth best in the NHL. Greiss has gone 6-3-3 with a 2.88 GAA and a .906 save percentage through 13 games with the Penguins this season.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 17 Days

Greiss gave up four goals on 33 shots Thursday in Ottawa, but came away with a shootout win.Not the shiniest effort for Greiss, and his last two starts haven't been very good either. He's not making the concept of resting Marc-Andre Fleury a very attractive one for the Penguins.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 17 Days

Greiss has been confirmed as the starter in goal for Thursday's game against the Senators.It will be Greiss' second career outing against the Senators. The goalie is coming off his worst outing of the season over the weekend against the Canucks, as he let in five goals on 27 shot attempts in defeat. That performance, along with his poor ratios on the season (2.80 GAA, .909 save percentage) make him an unattractive streaming option for Thursday's slate.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 17 Days

Greiss is expected to receive the start in goal Thursday against the Senators, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports.Coach Mike Johnston hasn't confirmed Greiss as Thursday's starter, but it's widely assumed he'll get the call after Marc-Andre Fleury manned the net during Wednesday's win over the Red Wings. Greiss has been limited to just 12 appearances this season, posting a 5-3-3 record and 2.80 GAA.

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Greiss gave up five goals on 27 shots in Saturday's loss to Vancouver.

It was the first time all season Greiss has given up five goals, as he got lit up by a Canucks team coming off a 5-1 loss to San Jose. The 29-year-old owns a 5-3-3 record on the season with a .909 save percentage and 2.80 GAA. While Greiss has shown to be decent backup this season, his lackluster showing Saturday is just another reason the Penguins could rely even more on workhorse starter Marc-Andre Fleury in the future.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 23 Days

Greiss will pick up a start in goal Saturday against the Canucks.

With coach Mike Johnston opting to use Fleury for the front end of the team's back-to-back Friday in Calgary, Greiss will man the net for the next came of the Penguins tour through Western Canada. It will mark Greiss' first action since the All-Star break, but he wasn't exactly used much prior to that layoff, either. He's made just 11 appearances behind Fleury this season, going 5-2-3 with a 2.60 GAA and .916 save percentage.

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Greiss stopped 19 of 22 as the Penguins overcame the absences of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin to come away with a 5-3 win over the Jets on Tuesday.

One heck of a way for the Pens to come out of the break, but not an impressive outing for Greiss, who let the Jets take a 3-2 lead before his offense came roaring back. He'll return to the bench Wednesday, as Marc-Andre Fleury will slot back into his typical spot in goal.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 1 Month

Greiss is slated to start Tuesday's game against the Jets, Josh Yohe of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

With Greiss slated to start Tuesday's game, Marc-Andre Fleury is line line to get the nod for the Penguins on Wednesday against the Caps.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 1 Month

Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette suggests that Greiss is likely to start Tuesday's game against the Jets.

Assuming Greiss does start Tuesday's game, then look for Marc-Andre Fleury to draw the nod on Wednesday against the Caps.