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James Neal James Neal
#18 - LW
 
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 208lbs
Shoots: Left
Salary: $4,000,000
Date of Birth: September 03, 1987
Place of Birth: Whitby, Ont., Canada
Drafted: Drafted by Dallas in 2005 (2/33).
Acquired in a trade with Dallas in 2011.

 

  1. Career Statistics
  2. Transactions
  3. Honours and Awards
  4. Performance Highs
Movements & Injuries
2012
20-Apr-12 Missed the last playoff game (suspended by nhl).
17-Apr-12 Suspended by the NHL for 1 game.
11-Apr-12 Missed the last 2 regular season games (lower body injury).
05-Apr-12 Lower body injury, day-to-day.
19-Feb-12 Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins to a six-year contract extension.
2011
29-Nov-11 Fined $2,500 by the NHL.
21-Feb-11 Acquired from the Dallas Stars.
2010
16-Sep-10 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract.
15-Jun-10 Dallas Stars tendered a qualifying offer.
2009
20-Nov-09 Suspended by the NHL for 2 games.
12-Nov-09 Missed 2 games (groin).
06-Nov-09 Groin, day-to-day.
2008
18-Nov-08 Recalled from Manitoba (AHL).
02-Nov-08 Assigned to Manitoba (AHL).
14-Apr-08 Recalled from Iowa (AHL).
2007
26-Sep-07 Assigned to Iowa (AHL).
2006
20-Oct-06 Signed by the Dallas Stars to a three-year contract.
20-Sep-06 Assigned to Plymouth (OHL).
2005
19-Sep-05 Returned to his junior team (Plymouth-OHL).
 
Transactions
21-Feb-11 Pittsburgh Penguins traded Alex Goligoski to the Dallas Stars for James Neal and Matt Niskanen.
30-Jul-11 Drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 2nd round (33rd overall) in 2005.
Honours and Awards
League Honor Year
NHL First All-Star Team 2011-12
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2011-12
Career Statistics
  Regular Season | Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts +/- PiM PP SH GW S | GP G A Pts PiM
2003-04 Plymouth OHL 9 2 4 6 +1 0 1 0 - - | - - - - -
  Bowmanville OPJRA 43 28 27 55 - 54 - - - - | - - - - -
2004-05 PLymouth OHL 67 18 26 44 -5 32 7 0 - - | 4 1 1 2 6
  Canada WJ18 6 1 1 2 - 6 - - - - | - - - - -
2005-06 Plymouth OHL 66 21 37 58 +1 109 12 0 - - | 13 9 7 16 33
2006-07 Plymouth OHL 45 27 38 65 +28 94 11 2 - - | 20 13 12 25 54
  Canada WJC 6 0 0 0 - 8 - - - - | - - - - -
2007-08 Iowa AHL 62 18 19 37 +1 63 7 0 - - | - - - - -
2008-09 Dallas NHL 77 24 13 37 -11 51 9 0 2 171 | 4 2 1 3 2
  Manitoba AHL 5 4 1 5 4 2 1 - - - | - - - - -
  Canada WC 3 1 2 3 - - - - - - | - - - - -
2009-10 Dallas NHL 78 27 28 55 -5 64 2 1 4 200 | - - - - -
2010-11 Pittsburgh NHL 21 1 5 6 -1 6 0 0 0 52 | 7 1 1 2 6
  Canada WC-A 6 2 3 5 +3 10 0 0 1 - | - - - - -
  Dallas NHL 59 21 18 39 +8 60 5 0 3 160 | - - - - -
2011-12 Pittsburgh NHL 80 40 41 81 6 87 18 0 4 329 | 5 2 4 6 12
  Totals: NHL 314 113 105 218 -3 268 34 1 13 912 | 12 3 5 8 18
  AHL 67 22 20 42 +5 65 7 1 - - | - - - - -
  OHL 187 68 105 173 +25 235 31 2 - - | - - - - -
  WJC 6 0 0 0 - 8 - - - - | - - - - -
  WJ18 6 1 1 2 - 6 - - - - | - - - - -
  WC 3 1 2 3 - 2 - - - - | - - - - -
  OPJRA 43 28 27 55 - 54 - - - - | - - - - -
Career Highs (SEASON) TOTAL SEASON
Games 80 2011-12 (Pit)
Goals 40 2011-12 (Pit)
Assists 41 2011-12 (Pit)
Points 81 2011-12 (Pit)
Penalty Minutes 87 2011-12 (Pit)
Plus/Minus +7 2010-11 (Dal/Pit)
Power Play Goals 18 2011-12 (Pit)
Shorthanded Goals 1 2009-10 (Dal)
Shots 329 2011-12 (Pit)