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USA Neal Broten
Did not play / - 97/98
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1. János Hári - - - -
2. István Bartalis - - - -
3. Milan Horvath - - - -
4. Akos Mihaly - - - -
5. Anze Kuralt - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
61
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Brothers: Aaron Broten & Paul Broten
Brother-in-law: Frank Gersich
Nephews: Cade Gersich & Shane Gersich

Broten was a part of the 1980 USA Olympic team that won gold at Lake Placid. He scored the Stanley Cup clinching goal for the Devils in 1995 and won a Lester Patrick Trophy in 1998. Neal retired after 17 seasons with 289 goals and 634 assists.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1974-75 Roseau High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1975-76 Roseau High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1976-77 Roseau High USHS-MN - - - - - |
1977-78 Roseau High “C” USHS-MN 26 43 77 120 - |
1978-79 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 40 21 50 71 18 |
USA U20 WJC-20 5 2 4 6 10 |
1979-80 Team USA International 55 25 30 55 30 |
USA OG 7 2 1 3 2 |
1980-81 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA 36 17 54 71 56 |
Minnesota North Stars NHL 3 2 0 2 12 1 | Playoffs 19 1 7 8 9
1981-82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 73 38 60 98 42 14 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
USA CC 6 3 2 5 0 |
1982-83 Minnesota North Stars NHL 79 32 45 77 43 24 | Playoffs 9 1 6 7 10
1983-84 Minnesota North Stars NHL 76 28 61 89 43 16 | Playoffs 16 5 5 10 4
1984-85 Minnesota North Stars NHL 80 19 37 56 39 -18 | Playoffs 9 2 5 7 4
USA CC 6 3 1 4 4 2 |
1985-86 Minnesota North Stars NHL 80 29 76 105 47 14 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 2
1986-87 Minnesota North Stars NHL 46 18 35 53 33 12 |
1987-88 Minnesota North Stars NHL 54 9 30 39 32 -23 |
1988-89 Minnesota North Stars NHL 68 18 38 56 57 1 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 4 -3
1989-90 Minnesota North Stars “A” NHL 80 23 62 85 45 -16 | Playoffs 7 2 2 4 18 2
USA WC 8 1 5 6 4 |
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars “A” NHL 79 13 56 69 26 -3 | Playoffs 23 9 13 22 6 2
1991-92 Minnesota North Stars “A” NHL 76 8 26 34 16 -15 | Playoffs 7 1 5 6 2 3
Berliner SC Preussen Germany 8 3 5 8 2 |
1992-93 Minnesota North Stars “A” NHL 82 12 21 33 22 7 |
1993-94 Dallas Stars “A” NHL 79 17 35 52 62 10 | Playoffs 9 2 1 3 6 1
1994-95 Dallas Stars “C” NHL 17 0 4 4 4 -8 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 30 8 20 28 20 9 | Playoffs 20 7 12 19 6 13
1995-96 New Jersey Devils NHL 55 7 16 23 14 -3 |
1996-97 New Jersey Devils NHL 3 0 1 1 0 -1 |
Los Angeles Kings NHL 19 0 4 4 0 -9 |
Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 11 3 3 6 4 -3 |
Dallas Stars NHL 20 8 7 15 12 6 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 0
1997-98 Did not play |
1998-99 USA WC Q 3 3 3 6 2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 Minnesota North Stars Fr-Tour 3 0 3 3 2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 12 6 3 9 0.75 4 2 | 0
Fr-Tour 1 3 0 3 3 1.00 2 - | 0
Germany 1 8 3 5 8 1.00 2 - | 0
IHL 1 11 3 3 6 0.55 4 -3 | 0
International 1 55 25 30 55 1.00 30 - | 0
NCAA 2 76 38 104 142 1.87 74 - | 0
NHL 17 1099 289 634 923 0.84 569 18 | 13 135 35 63 98 0.73 71 18
OG 1 7 2 1 3 0.43 2 - | 0
USHS-MN 4 26 43 77 120 4.62 - - | 0
WC 1 8 1 5 6 0.75 4 - | 0
WC Q 1 3 3 3 6 2.00 2 - | 0
WJC-20 1 5 2 4 6 1.20 10 - | 0
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Player Period Teams
Curt Giles (D) 1980-1991 11 Minnesota North Stars
Brian Bellows (F) 1982-1992 10 Minnesota North Stars
Craig Hartsburg (D) 1980-1989 9 Minnesota North Stars
Dino Ciccarelli (F) 1980-1989 9 Minnesota North Stars

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Number 7 retired by Dallas Stars

Cult/Star player for Minnesota North Stars

Cult/Star player for New Jersey Devils

Cult/Star player for Roseau High

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Minnesota

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