James Neal

James Neal

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/212 lbs
Born: Whitby, Canada
Draft: 2005 2nd round (33rd pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • The Hockey Writers

    4 Blues Standouts From the Preseason

    We’ll see if Neighbours ends up on the roster for the entire season. James Neal The veteran Neal absolutely earned the one-year, $750K deal he signed with the Blues after his professional tryout (PTO) in camp. After ten straight seasons of over 20 goals, he’s failed to reach that mark over the last three seasons.


    PressReader - St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 2021-10-10

    Neal went a long way toward securing a roster spot when he scored a hat trick in the Blues’ preseason opener Sept. against the Minnesota Wild. He didn’t score over his next three preseason appearances, but had several scoring chances and played pretty well defensively.

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Neal stays, Perunovich to AHL as Blues reach opening-day roster limit

    Neal trained as hard as ever in the offseason, trying to give himself the best chance possible to latch onto another club. That club turned out to be the Blues, who had brought him into training camp on a professional tryout contract (PTO). The tryout is now over.