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James Neal

\JAYMS NEEL\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 221 lbs. (100 kg)

Born: September 3, 1987 in Whitby, Ontario
Draft: Dallas, 2nd round (33rd overall), 2005 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Plymouth Whalers
Current salary: $5,000,000
Current cap hit: $5,000,000


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Fine Details ▪ Last updated May 29, 2016 2:25 PM

Last 5 Games

Scoring Goals Assists
Rk Date Tm Opp G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% SHFT TOI HIT BLK FOwin FOloss FO%
1 2016-04-09 NSH @ DAL L 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 24 20:08 3 2 0 0
2 2016-04-07 NSH ARI W 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0.0 21 19:22 0 0 0 0
3 2016-04-05 NSH COL W 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 21 15:38 1 0 0 0
4 2016-04-02 NSH SJS L-SO 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 25 20:24 0 0 0 0
5 2016-03-31 NSH @ PIT L 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 26 18:19 4 0 0 0
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NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2008-09 21 DAL NHL 77 24 13 37 -11 51 15 9 0 2 12 1 0 171 14.0 282 1222 15:52 11 20 35.5 194 27 66 26 Calder-17
2009-10 22 DAL NHL 78 27 28 55 -5 64 24 2 1 4 19 8 1 200 13.5 346 1419 18:12 19 41 31.7 174 32 58 26
2010-11 23 TOT NHL 79 22 23 45 7 66 17 5 0 3 18 5 0 212 10.4 381 1382 17:30 8 15 34.8 159 26 59 34
2010-11 23 DAL NHL 59 21 18 39 8 60 16 5 0 3 15 3 0 160 13.1 270 1044 17:42 7 10 41.2 120 22 51 26
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 20 1 5 6 -1 6 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 52 1.9 111 338 16:54 1 5 16.7 39 4 8 8
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 80 40 41 81 6 87 22 18 0 4 29 12 0 329 12.2 579 1531 19:08 4 11 26.7 108 15 30 26 AS-3,AS-1,Hart-22
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 40 21 15 36 5 26 12 9 0 6 8 7 0 136 15.4 249 699 17:28 1 5 16.7 56 17 11 7 AS-8,AS-16,Byng-62
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 59 27 34 61 15 55 16 11 0 4 19 15 0 238 11.3 427 1089 18:27 5 13 27.8 58 23 31 22
2014-15 27 NSH NHL 67 23 14 37 12 57 20 3 0 6 13 1 0 222 10.4 429 1212 18:05 7 10 41.2 71 30 37 31
2015-16 28 NSH NHL 82 31 27 58 27 65 27 4 0 3 17 10 0 268 11.6 474 1564 19:04 8 19 29.6 113 31 49 25
4 yrs PIT NHL 199 89 95 184 25 174 51 38 0 14 59 36 0 755 11.8 1366 3656 18:22 11 34 24.4 261 59 80 63
3 yrs DAL NHL 214 72 59 131 -8 175 55 16 1 9 46 12 1 531 13.6 898 3685 17:13 37 71 34.3 488 81 175 78
2 yrs NSH NHL 149 54 41 95 39 122 47 7 0 9 30 11 0 490 11.0 903 2776 18:38 15 29 34.1 184 61 86 56
Career NHL 562 215 195 410 56 471 153 61 1 32 135 59 1 1776 12.1 3167 10117 18:00 63 134 32.0 933 201 341 197

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 21 DAL NHL 77 863 840 50.7 -2.1 674 635 51.5 -1.4 7.5 89.9 97.4 56.0 44.0
2009-10 22 DAL NHL 78 1025 1097 48.3 -1.8 793 848 48.3 -2.1 9.9 90.2 100.1 54.7 45.3
2010-11 23 TOT NHL 79 1152 1024 52.9 4.8 862 777 52.6 4.7 9.0 93.1 102.1 57.8 42.2
2010-11 23 DAL NHL 59 829 823 50.2 3.6 638 628 50.4 4.3 9.9 93.7 103.6 56.5 43.5
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 20 323 201 61.6 8.4 224 149 60.1 6.4 6.5 90.8 97.3 62.8 37.2
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 80 1390 1023 57.6 4.0 1040 747 58.2 4.1 9.4 88.9 98.3 64.3 35.7
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 40 565 471 54.5 5.7 406 357 53.2 1.8 9.1 92.2 101.3 59.0 41.0
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 59 938 720 56.6 10.3 699 564 55.3 9.3 10.5 90.8 101.3 58.6 41.4
2014-15 27 NSH NHL 67 1183 883 57.3 6.2 848 652 56.5 4.6 9.3 90.7 100.0 65.5 34.5
2015-16 28 NSH NHL 82 1286.1 1348 1128 54.4 1.8 993 809 55.1 0.8 9.4 94.0 103.4 61.1 38.9
3 yrs DAL NHL 214 2717 2760 49.6 -0.5 2105 2111 49.9 -0.3 9.1 91.1 100.3 55.7 44.3
2 yrs NSH NHL 149 1286.1 2531 2011 55.7 4.1 1841 1461 55.8 2.9 9.3 92.5 101.9 63.1 36.9
4 yrs PIT NHL 199 3216 2415 57.1 6.7 2369 1817 56.6 5.4 9.4 90.3 99.7 61.4 38.6
Career NHL 641 1286.1 9616 8210 53.9 3.5 7177 6166 53.8 2.7 9.3 91.5 100.7 59.9 40.1

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- E+/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2008-09 21 DAL NHL 77 16 0.31 0.17 0.48 0.21 0.66 2.22 25 13 38 17 51 15 53 6 -11 2.8 0.9 3.7 Calder-17
2009-10 22 DAL NHL 78 22 0.35 0.36 0.71 0.28 0.82 2.56 29 29 58 24 86 27 73 9 -5 4.8 1.2 6.1
2010-11 23 TOT NHL 79 18 0.28 0.29 0.57 0.23 0.84 2.68 24 24 48 20 70 18 46 1 7 3.5 1.9 5.4
2010-11 23 DAL NHL 59 16 0.36 0.31 0.66 0.28 1.02 2.71 23 19 42 18 56 14 35 1 8 3.7 1.6 5.2
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 20 2 0.05 0.25 0.30 0.09 0.30 2.60 1 5 6 2 14 4 11 0 -1 -0.2 0.4 0.2
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 80 32 0.50 0.51 1.01 0.41 1.09 4.11 45 45 90 37 119 46 67 0 6 9.3 1.7 11.0 AS-3,AS-1,Hart-22
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 40 15 0.53 0.38 0.90 0.38 0.65 3.40 41 28 69 30 52 25 22 0 5 4.4 0.8 5.2 AS-8,AS-16,Byng-62
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 59 23 0.46 0.58 1.03 0.40 0.93 4.03 31 37 68 27 95 41 39 0 15 6.8 1.9 8.7
2014-15 27 NSH NHL 67 16 0.34 0.21 0.55 0.24 0.85 3.31 26 15 41 18 76 20 46 1 12 7.7 3.4 1.8 5.2
2015-16 28 NSH NHL 82 24 0.38 0.33 0.71 0.30 0.79 3.27 35 30 65 27 100 35 38 0 27 9.7 5.8 2.9 8.7
4 yrs PIT NHL 199 73 0.45 0.48 0.92 0.37 0.87 3.79 118 115 233 96 280 116 139 0 25 20.3 4.7 25.0
3 yrs DAL NHL 214 54 0.34 0.28 0.61 0.25 0.82 2.48 77 61 138 59 193 56 161 16 -8 11.3 3.6 14.9
2 yrs NSH NHL 149 41 0.36 0.28 0.64 0.27 0.82 3.29 61 45 106 46 176 55 84 1 39 17.4 9.2 4.7 13.9
Career NHL 562 168 0.38 0.35 0.73 0.30 0.84 3.16 256 221 477 200 649 227 384 17 56 17.4 40.8 13.0 53.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 7 1 1 2 -1 6 1 0 0 1 20 5.0 43 122 17:25 3 3 50.0 8 2 1 3
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 5 2 4 6 -3 12 1 1 0 0 28 7.1 47 99 19:50 0 0 11 5 4 2
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 13 6 4 10 -3 8 4 2 0 1 51 11.8 106 230 17:43 0 3 0.0 17 1 5 3
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 13 2 2 4 2 24 2 0 0 0 49 4.1 88 240 18:26 1 2 33.3 17 5 5 3
2014-15 27 NSH NHL 6 4 1 5 0 8 3 1 0 0 25 16.0 33 124 20:37 1 3 25.0 21 4 5 2
2015-16 28 NSH NHL 14 4 4 8 1 8 3 1 0 1 47 8.5 106 301 21:29 0 2 0.0 35 3 6 13
Career NHL 58 19 16 35 -4 66 14 5 0 3 220 8.6 423 1116 19:14 5 13 27.8 109 20 26 26

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2011-04-20 TBL PIT 3-2 TBL 2 23:38

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (All) Fenwick (All) PDO (All) Zone Starts (All)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2010-11 23 PIT NHL 7 117 63 65.0 5.4 83 49 62.9 4.9 4.9 91.9 96.8 73.6 26.4
2011-12 24 PIT NHL 5 100 52 65.8 18.9 70 35 66.7 16.7 4.1 84.6 88.7 66.1 33.9
2012-13 25 PIT NHL 13 212 158 57.3 10.6 148 119 55.4 5.1 10.7 83.3 94.0 68.9 31.1
2013-14 26 PIT NHL 13 219 172 56.0 -1.3 171 125 57.8 1.4 7.1 95.7 102.7 60.7 39.3
2014-15 27 NSH NHL 6 113 96 54.1 11.0 90 62 59.2 14.9 9.2 83.7 92.9 58.5 41.5
2015-16 28 NSH NHL 14 245.1 274 248 52.5 1.6 193 174 52.6 1.1 11.6 88.6 100.2 62.8 37.2
2 yrs NSH NHL 20 245.1 387 344 52.9 5.0 283 236 54.5 5.8 10.7 87.3 98.1 61.3 38.7
4 yrs PIT NHL 38 648 445 59.3 6.3 472 328 59.0 5.1 7.4 89.7 97.1 65.9 34.1
Career NHL 58 245.1 1035 789 56.7 5.3 755 564 57.2 4.9 8.6 88.7 97.3 64.1 35.9

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
2003-04 16 Bowmanville Eagles ON-Jr.A 43 28 27 55
2003-04 16 Plymouth Whalers OHL 9 2 4 6 0
2004-05 17 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 18 26 44 -5 32 11 7 0
2004-05 17 Canada WJ18-A 6 1 1 2 -1 6 0 1 0 0
2005-06 18 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 21 37 58 1 109 9 12 0
2006-07 19 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 27 38 65 28 94 14 11 2
2006-07 19 Canada WJC-A 6 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0
2007-08 20 Iowa Stars AHL 62 18 19 37 1 63 11 7 0 1 136 13.2
2008-09 21 Manitoba Moose AHL 5 4 1 5 4 2 3 0 1 1 15 26.7
2008-09 21 Canada WC-A 3 1 2 3 4 2 1 0 0 0
2010-11 23 Canada WC-A 6 2 3 5 3 10 2 0 0 1
Career 2 Seasons AHL 67 22 20 42 5 65 14 7 1 2 151 14.6
Career 4 Seasons OHL 187 68 105 173 24 235 34 30 2
Career 1 Season ON-Jr.A 43 28 27 55
Career 2 Seasons WC-A 9 3 5 8 7 12 3 0 0 1
Career 1 Season WJ18-A 6 1 1 2 -1 6 0 1 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2004-05 17 Plymouth Whalers OHL 4 1 1 2 6 0 1 0
2005-06 18 Plymouth Whalers OHL 13 9 7 16 5 33 3 4 2
2006-07 19 Plymouth Whalers OHL 20 13 12 25 7 54 8 5 0
2006-07 19 Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1 6 -2 42 3 2 0 1
Career 1 Season M-Cup 5 5 1 6 -2 42 3 2 0 1
Career 3 Seasons OHL 37 23 20 43 12 93 11 10 2

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
James Neal 11.0 8.7 6.1 5.4 5.2 5.2 3.7
Kent Nilsson 92.3 10.9 8.9 8.2 7.0 5.3 4.7 3.8
Bernie Geoffrion 92.0 10.3 8.5 8.1 7.0 6.3 5.2 5.0
Jacques Lemaire 90.8 10.9 9.1 8.2 7.4 6.9 6.4 5.2
Blake Wheeler 89.9 8.4 8.3 6.4 6.2 5.0 4.8 3.9
Tony Amonte 89.4 10.1 9.5 9.3 6.3 6.2 6.0 3.6
Joe Pavelski 89.1 11.5 8.1 7.2 6.4 5.8 4.8 4.2
Dave Taylor 89.0 10.4 9.3 9.2 7.5 7.5 4.5 4.4
Brad Richards 88.6 9.3 8.0 7.2 5.9 5.9 5.6 5.0
Jakub Voracek 88.4 8.8 7.6 6.1 5.5 4.5 3.9 3.6
Simon Gagne 88.3 10.8 9.5 8.6 7.7 5.9 5.8 3.5
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
James Neal 11.0 8.7 6.1 5.4 5.2 5.2 3.7
Kent Nilsson 92.0 10.9 8.9 8.2 7.0 5.3 4.7 3.8 3.7 -0.1
Blake Wheeler 89.9 8.4 8.3 6.4 6.2 5.0 4.8 3.9
Sid Abel 89.0 9.2 7.3 7.3 6.2 4.3 4.2 4.2 3.6 3.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2
Jakub Voracek 88.4 8.8 7.6 6.1 5.5 4.5 3.9 3.6
Harry Oliver 87.4 9.6 6.2 5.5 5.0 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.7 0.7 0.7 -0.3
Gordie Drillon 85.2 7.4 6.3 5.8 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.0
Jamie Benn 84.7 10.9 10.7 8.2 6.3 4.6 3.0
Barry Pederson 84.7 9.7 9.5 7.9 5.7 5.3 5.0 2.9 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.0
Charlie Simmer 84.5 11.8 10.4 7.4 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 4.6 2.0 1.7 1.4 -0.1 -0.5 -0.6
Claude Giroux 83.8 10.6 10.2 8.8 7.9 5.0 4.3 3.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 21, 2011: Traded to Pittsburgh by Dallas with Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski, February 21, 2011.

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