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

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 11: Thomas Greiss #1 of the New York Islanders make sthe second period save against the Florida Panthers at the Barclays Center on January 11, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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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.