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James Neal
G A Pts
23 18 41
Team: Vegas Golden Knights Height: 6-2 Born: 9/3/1987
Position: RWWeight: 221 Birthplace: Whitby, Ontario

Latest News
Nov. 15 7:25 AM PT8:25 AM MT9:25 AM CT10:25 AM ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST19:25 UAE10:25 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal scored his 10th goal on Tuesday.
Analysis: That goal total ties Neal for sixth in the league. He's the only Vegas player in double-digits for goals.
Oct. 27 5:26 PM PT6:26 PM MT7:26 PM CT8:26 PM ET0:26 GMT8:26 5:26 PM MST7:26 PM EST4:26 UAE (+1)20:26 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal had a goal and an assist as the Golden Knights beat the Avalanche 7-0 Friday night to extend the best start ever by an NHL expansion team.
Analysis: Neal is already up to seven goals and three assists on the season and has a plus-five rating.
Oct. 22 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET16:49 GMT0:49 9:49 AM MST11:49 AM EST20:49 UAE12:49 ETNaN:� BRT - Since scoring at least one goal in Vegas' first four games, James Neal has not put one in the net the last two games.
Analysis: He has, however, recorded a point in five of the Golden Knights' first seven games.
Oct. 16 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST19:31 UAE11:31 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal had his four-game scoring streak brought to a halt in Sunday's 3-1 win over Boston after scoring six goals in the franchise's first four contests.
Analysis: Neal's still a great fantasy bet on a team with little offensive skill. He can't score every game.
Oct. 14 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST8:44 UAE0:44 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal, who joined Real Cloutier of the Quebec Nordiques as the only players in the expansion era to score five or more goals in an expansions team's first three games, scored his sixth goal of the season for Vegas on Friday.
Analysis: Neal has been one of the league's top fantasy players early on, having scored in every contest. He only had 23 goals all of last season.
Oct. 11 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST20:09 UAE12:09 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal scored twice during a thrilling four-goal first period, and the Golden Knights remained unbeaten three games into their inaugural season with a 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes in their home opener.
Analysis: Neal, who scored the first goal in franchise history on Friday, made it 3-0 just 6:15 into the first period and chased Antti Raanta, who stopped only three shots. Neal added the first power-play goal in franchise history 4:27 later, setting off roars of excitement in T-Mobile Arena. He is now up to five goals in the firs three games.
Oct. 8 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST19:50 UAE11:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal scored his third goal in two nights at 3:45 into overtime and the Golden Knights rallied late to beat the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 on Saturday night
Analysis: Neal scored twice in the third period as Vegas won 2-1 at Dallas on Friday night in the franchise's first game.
Oct. 6 8:01 PM PT9:01 PM MT10:01 PM CT11:01 PM ET3:01 GMT11:01 8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST7:01 UAE (+1)23:01 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal is expected to be the Knights' offensive leader and he certainly was in the franchise's inaugural game Friday. He scored both goals, including the winner late in the third period in a 2-1 win at Dallas.
Analysis: Neal, who had three two-goal games last season with Nashville, has scored at least 20 in each of his nine NHL seasons.
Oct. 4 11:55 AM PT12:55 PM MT1:55 PM CT2:55 PM ET18:55 GMT2:55 11:55 AM MST1:55 PM EST22:55 UAE14:55 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal (hand) was take off injured reserve before the Golden Knights made their debut Friday in Dallas.
Analysis: Neal was taken in the expansion draft after having 23 goals and 18 assists for the Predators last season. He's scored at least 21 goals in each season since making his NHL debut with the Stars in 2008-09.

Career Regular Season Stats

Totals
Year Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2008-09 Dal 77 24 13 37 -11 51 9 0 2 171 14.04
2009-10 Dal 78 27 28 55 -5 64 2 1 4 200 13.50
2010-11 Dal 59 21 18 39 8 60 5 0 3 160 13.13
2010-11 Pit 20 1 5 6 -1 6 0 0 0 52 1.92
2010-11 Tot 79 22 23 45 7 66 5 0 3 212 10.38
2011-12 Pit 80 40 41 81 6 87 18 0 4 329 12.16
2012-13 Pit 40 21 15 36 5 26 9 0 6 136 15.44
2013-14 Pit 59 27 34 61 15 55 11 0 4 238 11.34
2014-15 Nsh 67 23 14 37 12 57 3 0 6 221 10.41
2015-16 Nsh 82 31 27 58 27 65 4 0 3 268 11.57
2016-17 Nsh 70 23 18 41 -10 35 5 0 5 202 11.39
2017-18 VGK 18 10 5 15 3 12 2 0 3 48 20.83
Career 650 248 218 466 49 518 68 1 40 2025 12.25

Career Postseason Stats

Totals
Totals Team GP G A Pts +/- PM PP SHG GWG S SPct.
2010-11 Pit 7 1 1 2 -1 6 0 0 1 20 5.00
2011-12 Pit 5 2 4 6 -3 12 1 0 0 28 7.14
2012-13 Pit 13 6 4 10 -3 8 2 0 1 51 11.76
2013-14 Pit 13 2 2 4 2 24 0 0 0 49 4.08
2014-15 Nsh 6 4 1 5 0 8 1 0 0 25 16.00
2015-16 Nsh 14 4 4 8 1 8 1 0 1 47 8.51
2016-17 Nsh 22 6 3 9 -8 14 1 0 2 67 8.96
Career 80 25 19 44 -12 80 6 0 5 287 8.71

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