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Thomas Greiss
NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: January 29, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Fussen, Germany
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: SJS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 3rd   (94th overall)
This will be the second Olympic appearance for Greiss.  He played for team Germany at the 2006 Olympics where he was the youngest goaltender (20) in the tournament.  His only appearance in 2006 was a 5-1 loss to Canada where he made 35 saves on 40 shots.

Greiss also represented Germany at the 2004 (Group B), 2005 and 2006 (Group B) World Junior Championships.
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It was the look in his eyes. Hockey is the most important thing in his life. He wants to be a hockey player, and nothing's going to stop him from being a hockey player.

— Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin on forward Alex Galchenyuk's potential