The National Hockey League announced today that Thomas Greiss was named the Second Star of the Week, for the week ending on Jan. 22.
The Islanders goaltender finished with a 2-0-1 record with two shutouts in three games this week, while posting a .971 save percentage and a 0.982 goals-against average.
On Monday, Greiss turned aside all 32 shots he faced in New York's 4-0 win in Boston. He followed up his shutout performance with another, making 23 saves to blank the Dallas Stars in the Islanders' 3-0 win on Thursday. The German-born goaltender closed out the week making 44 saves in New York's 3-2 overtime loss to the Flyers on Sunday night.
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Greiss is the first Islander since 2014 to post back-to-back shutouts and his streak of 154:10 without allowing a goal was the sixth longest in Islanders' history. It was the first time in Greiss' NHL career he posted back-to-back shutouts and his two shutouts this season match his career-high set in 2013-14.
Greiss is now tied for fifth in the NHL in save percentage (.928)