James Neal

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age36
posLW
shotl
h6'3"
w212lbs
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Previous Contract

2021-2022 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750K
cap hit$750K
Signed By
Signed On Oct 09, 2021
Signing Agent Patrick Morris
Signing Status UFA (34 yrs old)
Qualifying Offer on Expiry -
UFA Year 2015
ELC Year 19
Waivers Age 20
Birthdate Sep 3, 1987
Nationality Canada
Draft
2005 Round 2 Pick 33
Draft Class
Est Career Earnings
$67,190,000

James Neal News

Oct 3 2022

Neal was released from his professional tryout agreement by Columbus on Monday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.

Jan 26 2022 | St. Louis Blues

The Blues reassigned Neal to AHL Springfield on Wednesday.

Jan 17 2022 | St. Louis Blues

Neal was demoted to the taxi squad Monday, per CBS Sports.

Jan 13 2022 | St. Louis Blues

Neal finished with one hit and one shot in a 2-1 win over the Seattle Kraken on Thursday.

Jan 13 2022 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) was cleared to play and promoted to the active roster ahead of Thursday's game against the Seattle Kraken, per Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic.

Jan 3 2022 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) was placed on the taxi squad Monday.

Jan 2 2022 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) was placed on waivers Sunday, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

Dec 29 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) exited the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Wednesday, per Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Dec 26 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) was placed in COVID-19 protocols Sunday.

Nov 27 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

Nov 26 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal (undisclosed) will not play Friday in Chicago, Lou Korac of NHL.com reports.

Nov 24 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal will be sidelined against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday with an undisclosed injury but is considered day-to-day, Jeremy Rutherford of The Athletic reports.

Nov 4 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks.

Oct 23 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal scored a power-play goal on two shots in Saturday's 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

Oct 9 2021 | St. Louis Blues

Neal signed a one-year, $750,000 deal with the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

Oct 9 2021
Standard | 1 yrs
$750,000
Cap Hit
$750,000

Patrick Morris | Newport Sports Management Inc.

Jul 19 2019
$5,750,000
$-5,750,000

The Edmonton Oilers acquired James Neal from the Calgary Flames for Milan Lucic and a conditional 2020 third round pick

Jul 2 2018
Standard | 5 yrs
$28,750,000
Cap Hit
$5,750,000

Patrick Morris | Newport Sports Management Inc.

Feb 19 2012
Standard | 6 yrs
$30,000,000
Cap Hit
$5,000,000

Patrick Morris | Newport Sports Management Inc.

Sep 16 2010
Standard | 2 yrs
$5,750,000
Cap Hit
$2,875,000
Oct 20 2006
Entry Level | 3 yrs
$2,465,000
Cap Hit
$821,667
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2021-2022 Standard Contract
1yr
value$750,000$750K
cap hit$750,000$750K
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Signed By
Signed On Oct 9 2021
Signing Agent Patrick Morris
Signing Status
UFA
34 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2021-22
2022
Cap Hit $750,000$750K
UFA
34yrs
AAV $750,000$750K
Base $750,000$750K
Performance Bonuses -
Signing Bonuses -
Total Salary $750,000$750K
Minors Salary $750,000$750K
Clauses
-
UFA Year

2018-2021 Standard Contract
5yrs
value$28,750,000$28.75M
cap hit$5,750,000$5.75M
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Signed By
Signed On Jul 2 2018
Signing Agent Patrick Morris
Signing Status
UFA
31 yrs old
Contract Bought Out By
This contract was bought out by prior to 2021-2022
Buyout Details
Abbreviated $Amounts
2018-19
2019-20
2020-21
2021-22
2022-23
Cap Hit $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M
UFA
33yrs
AAV $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M
Base $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M
Performance Bonuses - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - -
Total Salary $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M
Minors Salary $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M $5,750,000$5.75M
Clauses
-
-
-
-
-
UFA Year

2012-2018 Standard Contract
6yrs
value$30,000,000$30.00M
cap hit$5,000,000$5.00M
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Signed By
Signed On Feb 19 2012
Signing Agent Patrick Morris
Signing Status
RFA
25 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018
Cap Hit $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
UFA
30yrs
AAV $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
Base $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
Performance Bonuses - - - - - -
Signing Bonuses - - - - - -
Total Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
Minors Salary $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M $5,000,000$5.00M
Clauses
-
-
-
M-NTC
M-NTC
M-NTC
UFA Year

2010-2012 Standard Contract
2yrs
value$5,750,000$5.75M
cap hit$2,875,000$2.88M
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Signed By
Signed On Sep 16 2010
Signing Status
RFA
23 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2010-11
2011-12
2012
Cap Hit $2,875,000$2.88M $2,875,000$2.88M
RFA
24yrs
AAV $2,875,000$2.88M $2,875,000$2.88M
Base $2,150,000$2.15M $3,500,000$3.50M
Performance Bonuses - -
Signing Bonuses $100,000$100K -
Total Salary $2,250,000$2.25M $3,500,000$3.50M
Minors Salary $2,250,000$2.25M $3,500,000$3.50M
Clauses
-
-
UFA Year

2007-2010 Entry Level Contract
3yrs
value$2,465,000$2.47M
cap hit$821,667$822K
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Signed By
Signed On Oct 20 2006
Signing Status 19 yrs old
Abbreviated $Amounts
2007-08
2008-09
2009-10
2010
Cap Hit $646,667$647K $646,667$647K $646,667$647K
RFA
22yrs
AAV $821,667$822K $821,667$822K $821,667$822K
Base $585,000$585K $635,000$635K $720,000$720K
Performance Bonuses $265,000$265K $215,000$215K $45,000$45K
Signing Bonuses - - -
Total Salary $585,000$585K $635,000$635K $720,000$720K
Minors Salary $62,500$63K $62,500$63K $62,500$63K
Clauses
-
-
-
UFA Year

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