Greiss will patrol the crease for Friday's road contest against Columbus.
Greiss has been perfect in his last two appearances, stopping all 66 shots he's faced against Tampa Bay and Columbus. Despite allowing just three goals on 71 shots in three appearances against the Blue Jackets this season, the 35-year-old is still searching for his first win over them. He's 7-15-8 with a .911 save percentage and 2.73 GAA in 33 games this season. Greiss will look to stay hot against one of the league's lowest-scoring offenses.
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.
After allowing no goals over 65 minutes but coming up short in the shootout against the Blue Jackets in his last outing, Greiss was just as sharp but found a more positive result this time around. The veteran netminder is 5-0-3 over his last eight starts, and the hot streak has left him with a respectable 2.73 GAA and .911 save percentage on the season.
Greiss will be between the pipes Saturday against Tampa Bay, Ansar Khan of MLive.com
Greiss was a hard-luck loser his last time out, technically posting a 33-save shutout before falling in a shootout to Columbus on Tuesday. He'll look to remain sharp against an explosive Lightning squad that sits third in the league with 169 goals for.
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.
He was locked in a goaltending duel with Elvis Merzlikins for 65 minutes before Greiss finally swooned, getting beaten by Patrik Laine and Oliver Bjorkstrand to take the tough loss. Greiss hasn't been handed a loss in regulation in seven straight starts, going 4-0-3, and the hot streak has tempered his ratios on the season to a somewhat palatable 2.83 GAA and .908 save percentage.
Greiss is starting Tuesday's game against Columbus.
Somewhat surprisingly, Greiss is actually unbeaten in regulation across his last five appearances, posting a 3-0-1 record with some impressive numbers (2.11 GAA, .934 save percentage). Still, with an ugly 6-15-7 showing and a GAA just south of 3.00 (2.95) this year, it's tough to recommend Greiss -- even against the Blue Jackets, who are two points behind Detroit in the standings.
Greiss stopped 43 of 46 shots in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Stars.
Greiss faced a lot of traffic, but he was backed by a four-goal effort from Jakub Vrana to guide the Red Wings to victory. The 35-year-old Greiss improved to 6-15-7 with a 2.95 GAA and a .904 save percentage through 31 appearances. The German netminder has won three of his last four starts -- he's outplayed teammate Jonathan Bernier lately.
Greiss will draw the home start for Thursday's game against the Stars, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
The veteran was perfect in a relief appearance in Tuesday's loss to Dallas, stopping all 11 shots he faced. It's been a tough season to date for Greiss, as he's gone 5-15-7 along with a 2.95 GAA and .902 save percentage. It will be a tough test for Greiss on Thursday, as the Stars have averaged 3.60 goals per contest in their last five games.
Greiss stopped all 11 shots he faced in relief of Jonathan Bernier in Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the Stars.
Greiss entered the action early in the second period, and he was able to keep the deficit from growing. The 35-year-old netminder stayed at 5-15-7 through 30 appearances, but his GAA dropped to 2.95 with a .902 save percentage this year. He's been better than Bernier since the latter returned from a leg injury. The Red Wings aren't chasing a playoff spot, so they can afford to rotate their goalies evenly, regardless of performance.
Greiss made 34 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three of five shootout attempts in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Stars.
The veteran netminder did everything he could to steal a road win for Detroit and didn't allow a goal after the 11:06 mark of the season period. but the Wings came up short. Greiss hasn't taken a regulation loss in five straight starts, going 3-0-2, but on the season he's still saddled with a 3.02 GAA and .901 save percentage.
Greiss will patrol the crease for Monday's contest in Dallas.
Greiss has been strong over his last seven appearances, going 3-1-2 with a 2.02 GAA and .933 save percentage during that span. For the season, he's sporting an unsightly .899 save percentage and 3.07 GAA in 28 games. The 35-year-old will look to win his third straight start Monday against a Stars team that's scored at least four goals in four of its last six games.
Greiss stopped 24 of 25 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Greiss allowed the opening goal to Duncan Keith, then slammed the door as the Red Wings rallied with four unanswered tallies. The 35-year-old Greiss has been good with wins in three of his last four games, allowing just eight tallies in that span. He's up to 5-15-6 with a 3.07 GAA and an .899 save percentage in 28 outings. His quality play could help him earn the right to split time with Jonathan Bernier down the stretch.
Greiss will start in net for Thursday's home game against the Blackhawks, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
The German has been strong in his last five starts, going 2-1-2 along with a 2.33 GAA and .924 save percentage over the span. Greiss will face the Blackhawks offense for the fourth time this year, going 0-2-0 along with a .843 save percentage and 4.23 GAA in his previous three appearances. It will be a tough matchup for Greiss, as the Blackhawks offense has racked up four goals in three of the past four games.
Greiss stopped 30 of 34 shots Saturday in a 5-4 shootout win over Carolina.
Greiss was beaten cleanly four times on snap shots from the faceoff circles, but he locked things down during a seven-round shootout, allowing just an Andrei Svechnikov goal. It was just the second win in the last nine outings (2-4-2, with the other decision going to Calvin Pickard) for Greiss, but the 34-year-old has been rather sharp overall since the start of April, logging a .924 save percentage in five starts.
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.
Greiss backed up Jonathan Bernier in Thursday's 7-1 loss to the Predators. The 35-year-old Greiss had made four straight starts before that game, going 1-1-2 with a 1.96 GAA and a .935 save percentage in that span. He'll have a tough task ahead in the Hurricanes, who enter Saturday as the Central Division leaders.
Greiss allowed two goals on 31 shots in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators.
Greiss couldn't make a pair of one-goal leads stick in regulation, and he allowed both Ryan Johansen and Roman Josi to tally in the shootout. The 35-year-old Greiss is 1-1-2 in his last four starts. He has a 3-15-6 record with a 3.14 GAA and an .897 save percentage in 26 contests. Jonathan Bernier (leg) returned to practice last week, so Greiss's run as the Red Wings' primary starter could come to an end soon.
Greiss will tend the home twine in Tuesday's game versus the Predators, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.
Greiss broke his five-game losing streak with an impressive win over the Lightning on Sunday, steering away 27 of 28 shots. He'll look to keep that momentum going, but he draws a tough matchup Tuesday. The Predators have won seven of their last eight games because of strong offensive production and a red-hot Juuse Saros.
Greiss turned aside 27 shots in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Lightning.
Victor Hedman spoiled his shutout bid early in the third period, but otherwise Greiss was able to tame one of the most dangerous offenses in the league. It's the first win in seven appearances for the veteran goalie and only his third of the season, and he carries a 3.21 GAA and .895 save percentage through 25 games.
Greiss will guard the road goal in Sunday's game versus the Lightning.
Greiss started Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Lightning, making 27 saves in the process. Overall, the 35-year-old netminder has put up an .892 save percentage and a 2-15-5 record. He'll have his hands full once again, as the Lightning rank second in the league with 3.46 goals per contest.
Greiss made 27 saves in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Lightning.
The veteran netminder was beaten twice in the first seven and a half minutes of the first period, but Greiss locked things down after that and gave the Wings a chance to come back. Unfortunately, they were facing Andrei Vasilevskiy in the other crease. Greiss is 0-4-1 over his last five starts, but Detroit has scored a total of only five goals over that stretch, giving him little margin for error. On the season, the 35-year-old has a 3,32 GAA and .892 save percentage.
Greiss will defend the blue paint during Saturday's road matchup with the Lightning.
Greiss was solid in his last start Thursday versus Florida, stopping 33 of 36 shots, but he ultimately suffered his 19th loss of the season due to insufficient goal support from his teammates. He'll attempt to snap his four-game losing streak in a brutal road matchup with a Tampa Bay team that's 14-3-0 at home this year.
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|05/01||vs TB||W 1-0 (SO)||1||0||33||33|
|04/27||@ CLB||L 0-1 (SO)||1||0||33||33|
|04/22||vs DAL||W 7-3||1||3||43||46|
|04/20||@ DAL||L 2-5||0||11||11|
|04/19||@ DAL||L 2-3 (SO)||1||2||34||36|
|04/15||vs CHI||W 4-1||1||1||24||25|
|04/10||@ CAR||W 5-4 (SO)||1||4||30||34|
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