Some good Islanders news: Thomas Greiss signs three-year, $10M extension

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On a night where people once again wonder about the New York Islanders’ arena situation, some clarity came in net.

The team signed Thomas Greiss to a three-year contract extension on Monday. Reporters including Newsday’s Arthur Staple peg the deal as $10 million over three years, or $3.33 million per season.

That’s a nice bargain for the Islanders, while Greiss gets some cherished security. Greiss, 31, has been one of the best goaltending bargains in the NHL, carrying just a $1.5 million cap hit this season.

He’s put together excellent work with a career .919 save percentage, and things have only improved since he joined the Islanders. He went 23-11-4 with a strong .925 save percentage in 2015-16 and has been even better this season, managing a fantastic .928 save percentage over 25 games.

Greiss’ brilliant work has gone under the radar a bit thanks to the messes on and off the ice in Brooklyn, yet his strong work isn’t lost on management.