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James Neal

\JAYMS NEEL\

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 208 lbs. (94 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




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
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
1 yr 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
Career NHL 480 184 168 352 29 406 126 57 1 29 118 49 1 1508 12.2 2693 8553 17:49 55 115 32.4 820 170 292 172

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2008-09 21 Dallas Stars NHL 77 986.4 863 840 50.7 -2.1 674 635 51.5 -1.4 7.5 89.9 97.4 56.0 44.0
2009-10 22 Dallas Stars NHL 78 1097.5 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 2 Teams 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 Dallas Stars NHL 59 882.7 829 823 50.2 3.6 638 628 50.4 4.3 9.9 93.7 103.6 56.5 43.5
2010-11 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 275.3 323 201 61.6 8.4 224 149 60.1 6.4 6.5 90.8 97.3 62.8 37.2
2011-12 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 1182.6 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 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 528.2 565 471 54.5 5.7 406 357 53.2 1.8 9.1 92.2 101.3 59.0 41.0
2013-14 26 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 842.0 938 720 56.6 10.3 699 564 55.3 9.3 10.5 90.8 101.3 58.6 41.4
2014-15 27 Nashville Predators NHL 67 984.9 1183 883 57.3 6.2 848 652 56.5 4.6 9.3 90.7 100.0 65.5 34.5
3 yrs NHL 77 2966.6 2717 2760 49.6 -0.5 2105 2111 49.9 -0.3 9.1 91.1 100.3 55.7 44.3
4 yrs NHL 59 2828.0 3216 2415 57.1 6.7 2369 1817 56.6 5.4 9.4 90.3 99.7 61.4 38.6
Career NHL 67 6779.5 8268 7082 53.9 3.7 6184 5357 53.6 2.9 9.2 91.1 100.3 59.7 40.3

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 +/- 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 3.4 1.8 5.2
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
1 yr 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 3.4 1.8 5.2
Career NHL 480 144 0.38 0.35 0.73 0.30 0.85 3.14 221 191 412 173 549 192 346 17 29 35.0 10.2 45.1

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
Career NHL 44 15 12 27 -5 58 11 4 0 2 173 8.7 317 815 18:31 5 11 31.3 74 17 20 13

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 (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2010-11 23 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 88.5 117 63 65.0 5.4 83 49 62.9 4.9 4.9 91.9 96.8 73.6 26.4
2011-12 24 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 5 78.9 100 52 65.8 18.9 70 35 66.7 16.7 4.1 84.6 88.7 66.1 33.9
2012-13 25 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 179.9 212 158 57.3 10.6 148 119 55.4 5.1 10.7 83.3 94.0 68.9 31.1
2013-14 26 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 195.6 219 172 56.0 -1.3 171 125 57.8 1.4 7.1 95.7 102.7 60.7 39.3
2014-15 27 Nashville Predators NHL 6 106.8 113 96 54.1 11.0 90 62 59.2 14.9 9.2 83.7 92.9 58.5 41.5
4 yrs NHL 5 542.9 648 445 59.3 6.3 472 328 59.0 5.1 7.4 89.7 97.1 65.9 34.1
Career NHL 7 649.7 761 541 58.4 6.9 562 390 59.0 6.5 7.7 88.8 96.5 64.6 35.4

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
Rob Brown 94.7 10.7 5.6 4.5 3.9
Theoren Fleury 93.2 11.2 6.0 5.5 2.7
Normie Himes 91.4 7.1 4.6 3.7 2.1
Bobby Hull 91.0 9.2 6.0 4.3 3.6
Michel Goulet 90.6 9.7 7.0 5.2 3.6
Pierre Larouche 90.0 10.6 5.8 5.5 5.4
Jeff Carter 89.8 11.7 6.6 4.9 2.6
Mats Sundin 88.1 10.5 7.7 6.0 3.8
Jimmy Herbert 87.2 9.0 5.6 5.0 4.2
Alex Zhamnov 86.8 7.5 6.0 5.6 5.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
James Neal 11.0 8.7 6.1 5.4 5.2 5.2 3.7
Art Gagne 89.3 8.8 5.0 4.8 3.0 0.7 0.0
Dutch Reibel 82.7 8.5 6.4 5.7 3.2 1.0 -0.2
Claude Giroux 81.3 10.6 10.2 8.8 7.9 5.0 4.3 3.1 -0.1
Matt Moulson 80.3 9.3 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 3.6 1.1 -0.1
Bill Carson 78.0 7.7 5.8 5.5 0.8
Wally Hergesheimer 75.6 7.7 6.2 4.4 4.3 0.6 -0.1 -0.3
Red Green 75.5 6.7 3.9 2.9 2.4 0.2 -1.0
Blake Wheeler 75.2 8.4 8.3 6.4 6.2 5.0 4.8 3.9
Odie Cleghorn 74.4 4.3 4.0 3.2 2.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
John Tavares 74.0 11.2 9.6 7.7 7.4 6.6 5.1

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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