James Neal

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW/RW
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    220 lbs / 100 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    22/23
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA ETAMMHL 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 - - - - - |
2017-18 NHL stats powered by NHL.com
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1 6 42 -2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 67 22 20 42 0.63 65 5 |
ETAMMHL 47 18 23 41 0.87 47 0 |
M-Cup 5 5 1 6 1.20 42 -2 |
NHL 703 263 232 495 0.70 530 35 | 100 31 24 55 0.55 92 -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 0 | 15 12 3 15 1.00 22 0
WC 9 3 5 8 0.89 12 7 |
WJC-18 6 1 1 2 0.33 6 -1 |
WJC-20 6 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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
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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