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Chris Neil

35-Year-Old Right Wing – Ottawa Senators

2014-15 NHL Stats

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4

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5

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78

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The good thing about drafting Neil is you know what you're going to get. The bad thing is that it's not much in terms of offensive production. He collected just eight goals and six assists in 76 games last year, but he's one of the team's leaders in the locker room and ended...

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STATUS:  Injured Reserve    INJURY:  Thumb    EST. RETURN:  3/30/2015
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 6/18/1979
BORN: Flesherton, Ontario   DRAFTED: 6th Rd, #161 Overall in 1998   Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Neil Contract Information:

Agreed to a three-year, $5.75 million extension with Ottawa in July of 2012.

February 20, 2015  –  Chris Neil News

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Neil underwent surgery on his left thumb Thursday and is projected to miss four-to-five weeks, Don Brennan of the Ottawa Sun reports.

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Chris Neil NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 26 79 16 17 33 9 204 126 12.7 0 0 8 0 8
2006-07 27 82 12 16 28 6 175 139 8.6 3 0 3 0 3
2007-08 28 68 6 14 20 -3 199 78 7.7 1 0 0 0 0
2008-09 29 60 3 7 10 -13 146 59 5.1 0 0 10:58 0 0 0 0:57 163 15
2009-10 30 68 10 12 22 -1 175 100 10.0 2 0 11:59 1 0 1 0:40 245 8
2010-11 31 NHL OTT 80 6 10 16 -14 210 105 5.7 2 0 12:46 0 0 0 0:30 258 21
2011-12 32 NHL OTT 72 13 15 28 -10 178 127 10.2 0 0 12:48 2 4 6 1:56 271 20
2012-13 33 NHL OTT 48 4 8 12 0 144 87 4.6 3 0 13:52 0 3 3 1:33 206 10
2013-14 34 NHL OTT 76 8 6 14 -10 211 99 8.1 0 0 11:48 0 1 1 0:36 253 18
2014-15 35 NHL OTT 38 4 3 7 5 78 23 17.4 0 0 9:44 1 0 1 0:09 136 11
2014-15 Proj 35 NHL OTT 74 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Chris Neil

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Time On Ice Stats

9:44

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Chris Neil was on the ice for 9:44.

0:09

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Chris Neil was on the ice for 0:09 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 13:52 1:33
2013-14 11:48 0:36
2014-15 9:44 0:09

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Chris Neil 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Mar 3 at MIN Did Not Play
Feb 28 at SJ Did Not Play
Feb 26 at LA Did Not Play
Feb 25 at ANH Did Not Play
Feb 21 FLA Did Not Play
Feb 18 MON Did Not Play
Feb 16 CAR Did Not Play
Feb 14 EDM 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 4:34 0:00
Feb 12 PIT 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 7:46 0:00
Feb 10 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 9:58 0:00
Feb 7 CLS 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 1 11:35 0:02
Feb 5 WAS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 6:29 0:00
Feb 3 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 5:33 0:00
Jan 31 ARI 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 10:06 1:14
Jan 29 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 7:41 0:27
Jan 21 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 8 0 10:37 0:00
Jan 20 at NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 6:34 0:00
Jan 17 CAR Did Not Play
Jan 15 MON Did Not Play
Jan 13 at DAL Did Not Play
Jan 10 at ARI Did Not Play
Jan 8 at COL Did Not Play
Jan 6 at PHI Did Not Play
Jan 4 TB Did Not Play
Jan 3 at BOS Did Not Play
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Dec 29 BUF Did Not Play
Dec 27 DET Did Not Play
Dec 22 at WAS Did Not Play
Dec 20 at MON Did Not Play
Dec 19 ANH Did Not Play
Dec 17 at NJ Did Not Play
Dec 15 at BUF Did Not Play
Dec 13 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec 11 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 2:49 0:16
Dec 7 VAN 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 6:52 0:00
Dec 6 at PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 1 10:02 0:20
Dec 4 NYI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 0 9:50 0:00
Dec 2 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 11:00 0:00
Nov 29 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 14:16 0:00
Nov 28 at FLA 1 1 2 2 5 0 0 0 3 33.3 7 1 11:16 0:00
Nov 25 at STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 7:57 0:00
Nov 24 at DET 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 3 0 9:45 0:00
Nov 22 STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 8:05 0:00
Nov 20 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 11:53 0:00
Nov 15 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 10:53 0:00
Nov 13 at EDM 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 9:27 0:00
Nov 11 at VAN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 10:21 0:00
Nov 9 TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 7 0 11:10 0:05
Nov 8 WPG 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 100.0 2 0 11:01 0:57
Nov 6 MIN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 11:28 0:00
Nov 4 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 1 10:56 0:00
Nov 1 at BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 12:37 0:00
Oct 30 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 11:47 0:05
Oct 28 at CLS 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:08 0:25
Oct 26 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 9:03 0:31
Oct 25 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 12:39 0:00
Oct 22 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 18 CLS 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 11:06 0:16
Oct 16 COL 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 100.0 6 0 8:34 0:21
Oct 13 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 11:17 0:01
Oct 11 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 0 11:13 0:00
Oct 9 at NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:40 0:42

Chris Neil: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Neil (thumb) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

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Neil is expected to miss at least 3-to-4 weeks due to the fractured left thumb he suffered in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Oilers, Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports.

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Neil suffered a fractured left thumb in Saturday's 7-2 win over the Oilers and has been listed as out indefinitely.

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Neil (knee) is slated to return to the Ottawa lineup Tuesday against the Rangers.

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Neil (knee) was on the ice for morning skate Sunday, Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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Neil (knee) is expected to miss at least a couple of weeks, Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen reports.

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Neil (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.

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Neil is considered week-to-week with a knee injury he suffered Thursday against the Kings, Steve Lloyd of TSN 1200 reports.

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Neil recorded a goal and an assist during Friday's 3-2 loss to the Panthers. He also chipped in with three shots on goal, seven hits, five penalty minutes and a blocked shot.

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Neil picked up his first point in eight games when he scored a power-play goal in Saturday's 2-1 shootout loss to the Jets.

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Neil picked up two assists in Saturday's win over Columbus.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Neil was able to add four goals and eight assists to go along with his 144 PIMs last season while playing all 48 games for the Sens. He's an established veteran at 34 years old, and you know exactly what you're going to get if you draft him. Limited offensive production and a ton of penalty minutes (think 200+) seem to be his ceiling.

2012-13

One of Ottawa's longest serving players, Neil had a standout season for the Sens in 2011-12, recording 13 goals and 15 assists while piling up 178 penalty minutes in 72 games. With the departure of Matt Carkner, Neil will need to drop the gloves a few more times than usual this season and could break 200 penalty minutes. He's a solid player in leagues that reward penalty minutes for what he brings to the table, but be advised that he was a minus-10 last season and he does not see much power-play time. Neil's value in leagues that do not count penalty minutes, obviously is a bit lower. Draft accordingly.

2011-12

Neil enters the 2011-12 season as one of the leading veterans on what will be a much younger Ottawa squad than in years past. While he doesn't fight as often as he used to since players such as Matt Carkner and Zach Smith have taken on that role the last two years, Neil will drop the gloves when absolutely necessary. He also scores the occasional goal (he had six last year) and never takes a shift off. Neil will likely spend the majority of the year on the fourth line (likely with Zenon Konopka and Zach Smith) so don't expect huge fantasy numbers points-wise. He should be good for about five goals and 10-15 assists in 2011-12 with at least 150 penalty minutes.

2010-11

Neil will likely begin the season playing on Ottawa's third line with Chris Kelly and Jarko Ruutu. This line provides defense and grittiness but not a lot of offense, so don't expect Neil to get much more than 20 points this season. That being said, he should get a decent amount of penalty minutes as he's averaged over 184 minutes a year in the box over his eight years of NHL service.

2009-10

Newly re-signed to a four-year contract, Neil will continue to rack up the penalty minutes but that's about it as his overall play has regressed noticeably the past two years. While he adds much-needed grit and muscle to the Sens lineup, he'll continue to ply his trade on the fourth line with no time on the power play other than to shake things up if things aren't going well for the regulars. Also of note is the fact he's missed an average of 18 games per year the last two seasons.

2008-09

Neil, who had a sub-par year in 2007-08, will look to rebound this season as he'll be a UFA next summer. He'll continue to rack up the penalty minutes, but he'll need to show some improved offense this year as his name has been mentioned in recent trade rumors.

2007-08

Neil is one of Ottawa's most emotional and gritty players and as such he can make quite an impact during game situations. That shouldn't chance much this year as Neil will see plenty of time on the third line as well as some power play minutes on Ottawa's second unit. He should be able to get close to 15 goals and 30+ points this season.

2006-07

Neil could conceivably net 20+ goals this year along with a similar number of assists. He will get some time on the powerplay but don't expect a huge increase over last year. Once again, his penalty minutes should be north of 150.

2005-06

Neil will play RW on the checking line and get less PIMs than usual with Ottawa also planning to play major goon Brian McGrattan.

2004-05