The Top 4 Players to Play for The NY Islanders and Arizona Coyotes

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Thomas Greiss

Coyotes 2013-2014
Islanders 2015-2020

After playing his first four NHL seasons with the San Jose Sharks, Thomas Greiss inked a one-year deal with the Coyotes for the 2013-14 season. Though his time in Arizona was short-lived, he put up the second-best statistical season of his 14-year NHL career. His 2.29 GAA and .915 SV% were second only to his 2018-19 season with the Islanders. 

After one season with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Greiss signed a 2-year deal with the Islanders with a $1.5M cap hit. 

Spending the early part of his tenure with the Islanders as the backup to Jaroslav Halak, Greiss became the starter for the 2016 playoff run. He started all 11 games of the postseason and was the goaltender of record when the Islanders defeated the Florida Panthers in the first round, the franchise's first series victory since 1993.

In 2019 while partnering with Robin Lehner in goal, the duo were the winners of the William M. Jennings Trophy, presented to the goaltender(s) allowing the fewest goals against.