Thomas Greiss G PIT 20 Hrs

Greiss stopped eight of nine shots and outplayed fellow backup Jeff Zatkoff on Monday.

The performance cemented what was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Greiss would win the job over Zatkoff. Greiss went 10-8-5 with a 2.29 GAA and .920 save percentage for the Sharks last year. His peripherals might take a hit but he should be a good source for wins whenever he plays.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 1 Day

Greiss will start in goal Monday with Jeff Zatkoff taking over in the middle of the second period, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

The two tenders are in competition to back up starter Marc-Andre Fleury. While Greiss appears to have the upper hand -- new GM Jim Rutherford brought him in over the summer, Tuesday will help determine who starts the year in Pittsburgh.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 3 Months

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed goaltender Thomas Greiss to a one-year/$1 million deal.

The Penguins just got better in net as Greiss will back up Marc-Andre Fleury with last year's back Jeff Zatkoff moving to the third spot. Greiss was 10-8-5 with the Coyotes as he had a 2.29 GAA and a .920 save percentage. The Penguins will have no problem handing Greiss the reins in net if Fleury slumps at any point in the season.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 3 Months

Eight teams have contacted Thomas Greiss' agent so far this offseason, according to Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic.

Greiss' agent, Ray Petkau, says they are in talks with a few of those teams. Griess, 28, had a solid season backing up Mike Smith, posting a 10-8-5 record with a 2.29 goals-against average and .920 save percentage. The unrestricted free agent could probably handle a bigger workload, and that's what Greiss probably going to weigh in any contract offer.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Phoenix goalie Thomas Greiss needed to make only 16 saves en route to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars Sunday night.

It was his 10th win of the season, and the final one ever for the Phoenix Coyotes. The franchise will become the Arizona Coyotes for the 2014-15 season. They did not make the playoffs this season. Greiss, backup to Mike Smith, ends the regular season with a record of 9-8-5, a GAA of 2.35 and a save percentage of .920.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Thomas Greiss did his best to prevent it, but the Coyotes dropped a 2-0 decision to the Predators on Thursday night.

Greiss has played well in the absence of starter Mike Smith, but his teammates have stopped scoring and the backup netminder has lost six consecutive decisions. His record now stands at 9-8-5 while his GAA is 2.35 and his save percentage is .920.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Thomas Greiss allowed four goals on 30 shots in Phoenix's 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Greiss has not provided adequate relief for the Coyotes since Mike Smith went down, owning a 2-2-4 record and a five game losing skid since taking over the crease. The 28 year old's strong start keeps his line looking good at a 9-7-5 record with a .920 save percentage and 2.36 goals against average. But Phoenix has lost control of its own playoff destiny with Greiss in goal.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Thomas Greiss let in four goals on 32 shots in Phoenix 4-0 loss to Los Angeles Wednesday evening.

Greiss lost his third straight game and the Coyotes could not afford to lose if they want to make it to the playoffs. Greiss now has a 9-7-3 record with a 2.31 goals-against average and .923 save percentage. Greiss will continue to start for the Coyotes as long as Mike Smith is injured.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Thomas Greiss stopped 21 of 22 shots in Phoenix's 2-1 shootout loss to Winnipeg Tuesday night.

Greiss started his fourth straight game for the Coyotes and played a solid game. He has been good for the Coyotes since Mike Smith injured himself. Greiss now has a 9-6-3 record with a 2.21 GAA and a .926 save percentage. He will continue to start for the Coyotes as long as Smith will be sidelined.

Thomas Greiss G PIT 6 Months

Thomas Greiss will make his career-high fourth consecutive start on Tuesday.

The reason why the Coyotes are leaing on Greiss is because starting netminder Mike Smith is sidelined. Greiss has a 2.30 GAA and .924 save percentage in 19 games in 2013-14.