James Neal

Age 31 September 3, 1987
Whitby CAN
Left Wing shoots left
6'3" 191 cm
212 lbs 96 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2015
Agent Patrick Morris
Draft Year 2005
Drafted Overall 33
Draft Round 2
Draft Team Dallas Stars
Transaction History
Jul 2, 2018 Signed LW James Neal to a Five-year, $28.75 million contract.
Oct 4, 2017 Injured Placed LW James Neal on IR.
Jan 14, 2017 Activated Activated RW James Neal from injured reserve.
Dec 6, 2016 Activated Activated RW James Neal from injured reserve.
Nov 26, 2016 Injured Placed RW James Neal on IR.
Dec 17, 2014 Fined NHL fined LW James Neal $2000 for diving.
Mar 21, 2014 Fined NHL fined LW James Neal $5,000 for cross-checking Red Wings' F Luke Glendening.
Dec 19, 2013 Announced LW James Neal has served his suspension.
Dec 9, 2013 Suspended NHL suspended LW James Neal five games for kneeing Brad Marchand in the head.
Oct 15, 2013 Injured Placed LW James Neal on IR.
Apr 19, 2012 (James Neal) has served his one game suspension.
Apr 17, 2012 Suspended (James Neal) has been suspended one game by the NHL.
Feb 19, 2012 (James Neal) has been re-signed to a six-year contract extension.
Feb 21, 2011 Trade (James Neal) Acquired from Dallas in exchange for Alex Goligoski.
Feb 21, 2011 Trade (Alex Goligoski) Acquired from Pittsburgh in exchange for James Neal and Matt Niskanen.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats

James Neal
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Calgary Flames 63 7 12 19 -5 28 785 46.43 48.60 -5.59 50.58 -3.18 0.38 0.99
James Neal Stats by Elite Prospects James Neal Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2002-2003 Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA ETAMMHL 47 18 23 41 47
2003-2004 Plymouth Whalers OHL 9 2 4 6 0
Bowmanville Eagles OPJHL 43 28 27 55 54 Playoffs 15 12 3 15 0
Draft Yr 2004-2005 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 18 26 44 32 Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr Canada U18 WJC-18 6 1 1 2 6
2005-2006 Plymouth Whalers OHL 66 21 37 58 109 Playoffs 13 9 7 16 0
2006-2007 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 27 38 65 94 Playoffs 20 13 12 25 0
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 0 0 0 8
Plymouth Whalers M-Cup 5 5 1 6 42
2007-2008 Iowa Stars AHL 62 18 19 37 63
2008-2009 Dallas Stars NHL 77 24 13 37 51 952 45.95 49.20 0.16 49.95 0.15 0.95 1.64
Manitoba Moose AHL 5 4 1 5 2
Canada WC 3 1 2 3 2
2009-2010 Dallas Stars NHL 78 27 28 55 64 1,051 48.60 49.14 0.86 47.19 -0.45 1.26 2.34
2010-2011 Dallas Stars NHL 59 21 18 39 60 863 58.82 49.18 3.38 49.05 3.08 1.04 2.09
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 1 5 6 6 260 44.44 55.54 5.06 61.16 6.29 0.23 0.92 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
Canada WC 6 2 3 5 10
2011-2012 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 80 40 41 81 87 1,136 57.50 54.19 0.82 57.29 3.05 1.16 2.53 Playoffs 5 2 4 6 0
2012-2013 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 40 21 15 36 26 516 58.14 56.70 6.44 55.01 5.33 1.28 2.09 Playoffs 13 6 4 10 0
2013-2014 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 59 27 34 61 55 803 56.79 54.38 8.32 56.05 9.68 1.05 2.32 Playoffs 13 2 2 4 0
2014-2015 Nashville Predators NHL 67 23 14 37 57 950 60.47 57.54 2.87 56.69 4.83 1.01 1.83 Playoffs 6 4 1 5 0
2015-2016 Nashville Predators NHL 82 31 27 58 65 1,248 63.86 53.53 0.22 53.61 1.30 1.15 1.78 Playoffs 14 4 4 8 0
2016-2017 Nashville Predators NHL 70 23 18 41 35 979 48.61 54.47 2.71 52.40 1.08 0.92 1.47 Playoffs 22 6 3 9 0
2017-2018 Vegas Golden Knights NHL 71 25 19 44 24 994 46.39 47.87 -3.81 51.43 -0.68 1.03 1.75 Playoffs 20 6 5 11 0
2018-2019 Calgary Flames NHL 63 7 12 19 28 785 46.43 48.60 -5.59 50.58 -3.18 0.38 0.99 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
James Neal Stats by Elite Prospects | James Neal Advanced Stats by Offside Review

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 2, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent Patrick Morris
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Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 5 Years $28,750,000 7.23% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
UFA
AAV $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Minors Salary $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000 $5,750,000
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date February 19, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Agent Patrick Morris
Standard Contract | 6 Years $30,000,000 8.33% of cap space
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
UFA
AAV $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date September 16, 2010
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $5,750,000 4.84% of cap space
2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $2,875,000 $2,875,000
RFA
AAV $2,875,000 $2,875,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $2,150,000 $3,500,000
Signing Bonuses $100,000 $0
Total Salary $2,250,000 $3,500,000
Minors Salary $2,250,000 $3,500,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date October 20, 2006
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $2,465,000 1.29% of cap space
2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010
Cap Hit $646,667 $646,667 $646,667
RFA
AAV $821,667 $821,667 $821,667
Performance Bonuses $265,000 $215,000 $45,000
Base Salary $585,000 $635,000 $720,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $585,000 $635,000 $720,000
Minors Salary $62,500 $62,500 $62,500
Clauses
UFA Year