Greiss, a 23-year-old restricted free agent, appeared in 57 games for the AHL Worcester Sharks during the 2008-09 season. He went 30-24-2 with a 2.47 goals-against average, one shutout and a .907 save percentage -- setting franchise records for wins and GAA. Greiss was 6-6 in the playoffs with a 2.43 GAA, two shutouts and a .912 save percentage.
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With no veteran reserve on the Sharks' roster following the departure of Brian Boucher, Greiss -- a third-round pick in the 2004 Entry Draft -- figures to have the first shot at backing up starter Evgeni Nabokov.
Greiss has played in three NHL games, all with San Jose in 2007-08, going 0-1-1 with a 3.26 GAA and .860 save percentage. The native of Germany also represented his country in the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Karlsson, 25, spent most of last season with Malmo in Sweden's second-tier league, posting a 2.45 GAA and a .921 save percentage in 32 regular-season games. The 6-foot-6 native of Stockholm also played seven games with Sodertalje of the Swedish Elite League, compiling a 2.49 GAA and a .929 save percentage.
"We are very excited to have Henrik join our organization and look forward to his continued development," Wilson said.