Thomas Greiss (G)
2007-08 with Worcester & San Jose (NHL): Won second straight start, making 20 saves on 22 shots in Sharksâ€™ 4-2 win over Springfield (4/6) â€¦ Made 24 saves on 25 shots in a 2-1 overtime win over Portland (4/4), earning himself the gameâ€™s second star â€¦ Had phenomenal game at Providence on 3/9, stopping 36 of 37 shots, including many of the highlight-reel variety â€¦ Was solid in net, stopping 19 of 22 shots in Worcesterâ€™s 5-3 win over Albany on 3/7 â€¦ Won second straight since returning to Worcester, stopping 18 of 22 shots in Worcesterâ€™s 5-4 win over Norfolk (3/2) â€¦ Played tremendously in first game back in Worcester. Made 28 saves on 29 shots vs. Manchester (2/29), earning the gameâ€™s No. 1 Star â€¦ Reassigned to Worcester on 2/27 â€¦ Recalled to San Jose on 2/18 and started one game against the New Jersey Devils â€¦ Stuck up for teammates when he got into a bout with Norfolk goaltender Jonathan Boutin on 2/15. Both finished with 17 minutes of penalties, including game misconducts â€¦ .Reassigned to Worcester on 2/8 â€¦ Recalled by San Jose 1/29 â€¦ Played at Springfield (1/26), earning the shootout win â€¦ Made 26 saves and all five in the shootout to clinch the win â€¦ Reassigned to Worcester on 1/25 â€¦ Made his NHL debut, earning the start on 1/14 at Anaheim â€¦ Recalled to San Jose on 1/8 â€¦ Won three straight starts (12/14-12/18) â€¦ Recalled to San Jose 11/22 and served as back up for one game before being sent back to Worcester 11/25 â€¦ Started 10 of first 14 games this season â€¦ Made season-high 39 saves in 5-3 win vs. Providence 10/21 â€¦ Made 36 saves and stopped all four shooters in a 2-1 shootout win vs. Springfield on 11/12 â€¦ Started season 3-0-0 at home stopping 99-105 shots (.942%).
2006-07 with Worcester & Fresno (ECHL): Made his North American pro debut on 10/13 at Providence with 25 saves in a 3-1 loss â€¦ Earned his first win of the year with 33 saves on 11/10 vs. San Antonio â€¦ Reassigned to Fresno on 11/11 â€¦ Assigned to Worcester on 11/23 â€¦ Appeared in three games with the Falcons, registering a 1-2-0 record with a 2.34GAA and a .929 sv percentage â€¦ Turned aside 37 shots in a 3-1 win at Norfolk on 12/1 earning First Star Selection â€¦ Earned his first overtime win of the season on 12/15 at Hartford with 19 saves â€¦ Registered a season-best 45 saves on 12/30 vs. Portland in a 3-2 shootout win â€¦ Earned his fifth consecutive win with 25 saves and one goal against at Providence on 1/5 â€¦ Had a five game winning streak snapped on 1/8 at Hartford in a 2-1 loss â€¦ Earned his seventh win in eight starts on 1/19 vs. Lowell with 24 saves â€¦ Registered a win at Albany on 2/3 with 38 saves and three goals allowed â€¦ Made 32 saves in a 2-1 win at Manchester on 2/24, snapping the Sharksâ€™ three-game losing streak â€¦ Earned third straight win on 2/28 vs. Springfield with 26 saves â€¦ Suffered his first shootout loss on 3/3 vs. Norfolk â€¦ Suffered his second consecutive shootout loss with 28 saves and three GA vs. Springfield on 3/4 â€¦ Made relief appearance for Dimitri Patzold on 3/16 vs. Hershey earning a shootout win in 45 minutes of play â€¦ Won his fourth straight with 38-saves at Hartford on 3/23 â€¦ Earned CCM/Vector AHL Player of the Week honors for the week ending 3/25 after compiling a 3-0-0 record with a 1.67GAA and a .940 save percentage â€¦ Earned his seventh consecutive win on 3/31 at Houston with 25 saves â€¦ Had a seven game win streak snapped on 4/4 vs. Manchester with 20saves/5 GA â€¦ Set a new career-high with 51 saves on 4/6 vs. Hartford in a 4-1 win â€¦ Made 22 consecutive appearances from 2/23â€“4/13 â€¦ 2006-07 Calder Cup Playoffs: Played 13:15 suffering a loss on 4/18 at Manchester in Game 1 of the Atlantic Division Semifinals with eight saves and three goals allowed.
Other Career Notes: Played for Team Germany at World Junior Championships in 2005 â€¦ Played on Under-20 World Championship team for Germany and Under-18 team â€¦ Suffered 5-1 loss to Canada in 2004 Winter Olympic Games playing for Team Germany.