Red Wings sign Greiss to boost goalie play

The Detroit Red Wings signed goaltender Thomas Greiss to a two-year deal.The club didn’t announce financial terms, but TSN reported the contract has an average annual value of $3.6 million.Greiss, 34, spent the past five seasons with the New York Islanders. In 2019-20, he appeared in 31 games (29 starts) and posted a 16-9-4 record with a 2.74 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage.With the Red Wings, he’s expected to join Jonathan Bernier in the goaltender rotation. Detroit parted ways with veteran Jimmy Howard, who posted a 2-23-2 record last season with a 4.20 GAA and .882 save percentage. Bernier had a 15-22-3 mark.

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