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Canada JAMES NEAL  Signed - click for Team Depth Chart
Last team: Vegas Golden Knights - 2018

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BIRTHYEAR 1987-09-03 BIRTHPLACEWhitby, ON, CAN
AGE 30 NATION Canada
POSITION RW/LW SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 188 cm / 6'2" WEIGHT 100 kg / 220 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Whitby Wildcats CONTRACT 17/18
NHL DRAFT 2005 round 2 #33 overall by Dallas Stars
CAP HIT $5,000,000 powered by
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HIGHLIGHTS
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time OHL Champion 1

Brothers: Michael Neal, Peter Neal

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2002-03 Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA ETAMMHL 47 18 234147 |            
 2003-04 Bowmanville Eagles OPJHL 43 28 275554 | Playoffs 15 12 31522  
  Plymouth Whalers OHL 9 2 460 1 |            
 2004-05 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 18 264432 -5 | Playoffs 4 1 126
  Canada U18 WJC-18 6 1 126 -1 |            
 2005-06 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 21 3758109 1 | Playoffs 13 9 71633
 2006-07 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 27 386594 28 | Playoffs 20 13 122554
  Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 008 0 |            
 2007-08 Iowa Stars AHL 62 18 193763 1 |            
 2008-09 Dallas Stars NHL 77 24 133751 -11 |            
  Manitoba Moose AHL 5 4 152 4 |            
  Canada WC 3 1 232 4 |            
 2009-10 Dallas Stars NHL 78 27 285564 -5 |            
 2010-11 Dallas Stars NHL 59 21 183960 8 |            
  Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 1 566 -1 | Playoffs 7 1 126 -1 
  Canada WC 6 2 3510 3 |            
 2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 40 418187 6 | Playoffs 5 2 4612 -3 
 2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 21 153626 5 | Playoffs 13 6 4108 -3 
 2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 27 346155 15 | Playoffs 13 2 2424
 2014-15 Nashville Predators  NHL 67 23 143757 12 | Playoffs 6 4 158
 2015-16 Nashville Predators  NHL 82 31 275865 27 | Playoffs 14 4 488
 2016-17 Nashville Predators  NHL 70 23 184135 -10 | Playoffs 22 6 3914 -8 
 2017-18 Vegas Golden Knights  NHL 31 15 92414 2 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2006-07 Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1642 -2 |            
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CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
      Postseason
  AHL: 67 22 20 42 0.63 65  |    
  ETAMMHL: 47 18 23 41 0.87 47  |    
  M-Cup: 5 5 1 6 1.20 42  -2  |    
  NHL: 663 253 222 475 0.72 520  48  | 80 25 19 44 0.55 80  -12 
  OHL: 187 68 105 173 0.93 235  25  | 37 23 20 43 1.16 93  12 
  OPJHL: 43 28 27 55 1.28 54  | 15 12 3 15 1.00 22 
  WC: 9 3 5 8 0.89 12  |    
  WJC-18: 6 1 1 2 0.33 -1  |    
  WJC-20: 6 0 0 0 0.00 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2004-2005 CHL Top Prospects Game
  U18 WJC Silver Medal
2006-2007 CHL Second All-Star Team
  OHL Champion
  OHL First All-Star Team
  U20 WJC Gold Medal
2008-2009 World Championship Silver Medal
2011-2012 NHL First All-Star Team
2015-2016 NHL All-Star Game
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- CHL Second All-Star Team 06/07
- CHL Top Prospects Game 04/05
- NHL All-Star Game 15/16
- NHL First All-Star Team 11/12
- OHL Champion 06/07
- OHL First All-Star Team 06/07
- U18 WJC Silver Medal 04/05
- U20 WJC Gold Medal 06/07
- World Championship Silver Medal 08/09



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2017-06-22 Confirmed Nashville Predators Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft 
2014-06-27 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Nashville Predators Traded 
2012-02-19 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins 6 years 
2011-02-21 Confirmed Dallas Stars Pittsburgh Penguins Traded 
2010-09-17 Extension Dallas Stars Dallas Stars 2 years 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 2017, round 1 #15 overall by Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL Expansion Draft
- Drafted 2003, round 3 #44 overall by Plymouth Whalers in the OHL Priority Selection
 
 
Cult/Star player for Iowa Stars
Cult/Star player for Plymouth Whalers
 
Career transactions
- 2017-06-21 • Selected in the Expansion Draft by the Vegas Golden Knights
- 2014-06-27 • Traded to the Nashville Predators for Patric Hörnqvist & Nick Spaling
- 2011-01-21 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins w/ Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski
- 2006-10-20 • Signed by the Dallas Stars