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Canada James Neal
#18 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 20/21
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Database: 864 038 players
Last added: Michael Herman
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Vadim Shipachyov 57 20 47 67
2. Teemu Hartikainen 53 28 36 64
3. Damir Zhafyarov 58 21 40 61
4. Dmitrij Jaskin 59 38 22 60
5. Stéphane Da Costa 52 27 30 57
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
33
Height
6'2" / 188 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
220 lbs / 100 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Contract
20/21
Agency
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
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Whitby Wildcats U16 AAA ETAHL U16 47 18 23 41 47 | 15
2003-04 Bowmanville Eagles OPJHL 43 28 27 55 54 | Playoffs 15 12 3 15 22
Plymouth Whalers OHL 9 2 4 6 0 1 |
2004-05 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 18 26 44 32 -5 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6 0
Canada U18 WJC-18 6 1 1 2 6 -1 |
2005-06 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 21 37 58 109 1 | Playoffs 13 9 7 16 33 5
2006-07 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 27 38 65 94 28 | Playoffs 20 13 12 25 54 7
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 8 0 |
2007-08 Iowa Stars AHL 62 18 19 37 63 1 |
2008-09 Dallas Stars NHL 77 24 13 37 51 -11 |
Manitoba Moose AHL 5 4 1 5 2 4 |
Canada WC 3 1 2 3 2 4 |
2009-10 Dallas Stars NHL 78 27 28 55 64 -5 |
2010-11 Dallas Stars NHL 59 21 18 39 60 8 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 1 5 6 6 -1 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 6 -1
Canada WC 6 2 3 5 10 3 |
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 40 41 81 87 6 | Playoffs 5 2 4 6 12 -3
2012-13 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 21 15 36 26 5 | Playoffs 13 6 4 10 8 -3
2013-14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 27 34 61 55 15 | Playoffs 13 2 2 4 24 2
2014-15 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 67 23 14 37 57 12 | Playoffs 6 4 1 5 8 0
2015-16 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 82 31 27 58 65 27 | Playoffs 14 4 4 8 8 1
2016-17 Nashville Predators “A” NHL 70 23 18 41 35 -10 | Playoffs 22 6 3 9 14 -8
2017-18 Vegas Golden Knights “A” NHL 71 25 19 44 24 -11 | Playoffs 20 6 5 11 12 0
2018-19 Calgary Flames NHL 63 7 12 19 28 -5 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -3
2019-20 Edmonton Oilers NHL 55 19 12 31 12 -20 | Playoffs 4 2 1 3 0 3
2020-21 Edmonton Oilers NHL 29 5 5 10 11 -2 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Whitby Wildcats QC Int PW - - - - - |
2006-07 Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1 6 42 -2 |
OHL All-Stars CHL Challenge 1 0 1 1 0 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Sat 22/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Thu 20/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Winnipeg Jets
Sat 15/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks
Wed 12/05 Edmonton Oilers @ Montréal Canadiens
Mon 10/05 Edmonton Oilers @ Montréal Canadiens
Sun 09/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks
Fri 07/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Vancouver Canucks
Tue 04/05 Edmonton Oilers @ Vancouver Canucks
Sun 02/05 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
Fri 30/04 Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 67 22 20 42 0.63 65 5 | 0
CHL Challenge 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 0 -1 | 0
ETAHL U16 1 47 18 23 41 0.87 47 - | 0
M-Cup 1 5 5 1 6 1.20 42 -2 | 0
NHL 13 850 294 261 555 0.65 581 8 | 11 110 33 25 58 0.53 92 -13
OHL 4 187 68 105 173 0.93 235 25 | 3 37 23 20 43 1.16 93 12
OPJHL (OJHL) 1 43 28 27 55 1.28 54 - | 1 15 12 3 15 1.00 22 -
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
WC 2 9 3 5 8 0.89 12 7 | 0
WJC-18 1 6 1 1 2 0.33 6 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 6 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
16
Strength
15
Puckhandling
15
Hitting
15

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Mike Ribeiro (F) 2008-2017 6 Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators
Matt Niskanen (D) 2008-2014 6 Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins
Kris Letang (D) 2004-2014 6 Canada U18, Canada U20, Pittsburgh Penguins
Dustin Jeffrey (F) 2006-2014 5 OHL All-Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/27/2021
07/27/2021 Confirmed Edmonton Oilers Unknown
07/19/2019
07/19/2019 Confirmed Calgary Flames Edmonton Oilers
07/02/2018
07/02/2018 Confirmed Vegas Golden Knights Calgary Flames
06/22/2017
06/22/2017 Confirmed Nashville Predators Vegas Golden Knights
06/27/2014
06/27/2014 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Nashville Predators
02/19/2012
02/19/2012 Extension Pittsburgh Penguins Pittsburgh Penguins
02/21/2011
02/21/2011 Confirmed Dallas Stars Pittsburgh Penguins
09/17/2010
09/17/2010 Extension Dallas Stars Dallas Stars
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2017, 1 #15 overall by Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 2003, 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

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