James Neal LW PIT 3 Days
James Neal scored a goal in Pittsburgh's 3-2 overtime win on Tuesday.
Neal has found the back of the net in five of his last six games, giving him nine goals and 17 points in 14 contests this season. Now that he's healthy, he should continue to be one of the NHL's top goal scorers for the reminder of the 2013-14 campaign.
James Neal LW PIT 6 Days
James Neal scored once and picked up an assist on Saturday.
Neal has been hot since his return to the lineup 12 games ago from an upper body injury as he has eight goals and 16 points in that span. He has revitalized Evgeni Malkin and is closing in on a spot with Team Canada at the Sochi Olympics.
James Neal LW PIT 9 Days
James Neal stretched his point streak to five games on Wednesday night.
He had a goal and an assist in Pittsburgh's 6-5 shootout win over Toronto. Neal has registered five straight multi-point outings during his current scoring surge, but the Penguins have one victory in their last three games. He has seven goals, seven assists and 44 shots in 11 contests this year.
James Neal LW PIT 12 Days
James Neal scored a pair of goals and added an assist for the Penguins in Monday's 4-3 overtime loss to Boston.
Neal may have only suited up for 10 games this season, but he's making up for lost time with six goals and six assists in that span. Sidney Crosby also scored a goal to send the matchup to overtime with under one second to play in regulation.
James Neal LW PIT 16 Days
James Neal registered a goal and an assist for the Penguins in Wednesday's 4-0 win over Washington.
Neal has started slowly after missing better than a month with a lower-body injury, but is beginning to pick up the pace. Sidney Crosby and Paul Martin also picked up a goal and an assist in the win while Beau Bennett found the back of the net as well.
James Neal LW PIT 20 Days
James Neal is starting to round into form after missing 15 games with an upper body injury.
Neal has now played in four games since his return. "I feel a lot better," Neal said. "Only playing two minutes in the first game [after] having the whole summer, then another month off, is tough. After skating and getting ready to get back, now, after a few games, I'm starting to get my wind back, and conditioning and game shape." Neal has a goal and three points in five games this season and is minus-four after a minus-two rating on Saturday.
James Neal LW PIT 22 Days
James Neal notched his first goal of the season and added an assist in the Penguins' win over Nashville Friday night.
Neal has three points in four games now since returning from injury. Teammate Evgeni Malkin assisted on Neal's power play marker, and though the Russian superstar has not scored in 12 games, he had two assists in the win.
James Neal LW PIT 27 Days
James Neal picked up an assist in his return to the Pittsburgh lineup.
Neal returned to the lineup after playing only 3:49 minutes on opening night before going on the injured reserve list with an upper body injury. He will make Evgeni Malkin a better player as the big Russian has slumped without Neal at his side.
James Neal LW PIT 28 Days
James Neal is back in the Penguins' lineup Saturday night against the Blues.
A dangerous offense gets that much deeper. The dynamic winger had skated three straight days with the team, but he wasn't expected to return in St. Louis. Neal played opening night, but missed the next 15 games with an upper-body injury. It might take him a few games to get back into the flow of things, but this is a guy you want in your lineup right away, regardless. He had 21 goals and 36 points in 40 games last year.