|Dec. 15 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST20:54 UAE11:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal had a goal as the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1.
Analysis: Neal, who has three goals and two assists in his last five games, registered a plus/minus of plus-2 - just his second positive rating in his last 11 games.
|Dec. 9 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST21:06 UAE12:06 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal's homecoming to Nashville on Friday included his 14th goal of the season at 15:37 of the second as his one-timer appeared to hit Arvidsson's stick on its way past Pekka Rinne.
Analysis: He could be heating up as he now has two goals and an assist in his last two games.
|Dec. 6 7:52 AM PT8:52 AM MT9:52 AM CT10:52 AM ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST19:52 UAE10:52 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal broke through with a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks.
Analysis: Neal had been pointless over his previous five games. He now has 13 goals and 21 points on the season.
|Nov. 24 5:33 PM PT6:33 PM MT7:33 PM CT8:33 PM ET1:33 GMT9:33 6:33 PM MST8:33 PM EST5:33 UAE (+1)20:33 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal had a goal and an assist to help Vegas to a 5-4 overtime victory over the Sharks on Friday.
Analysis: It was the second straight game Neal notched a goal and an assist, and he now has five scores and nine points in his last nine contests.
|Nov. 23 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET18:08 GMT2:08 11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST22:08 UAE13:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Neal had a goal and an assist along with a plus-2 in Wednesday's win over the Ducks.
Analysis: Neal has found new life in Vegas, leading the team with 11 goals after totaling 23 last season for Nashville. He has four goals and two assists in his last seven games.
|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.