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James
Neal
College None
Team Edmonton Oilers
18LW
6'3"Height
212Weight
32Age
0Exp
James Neal's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect James Neal to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 16 projected fantasy points puts him at #50 behind Kasperi Kapanen and ahead of Brendan Lemieux. He has averaged 1.07 fantasy points in his past 116 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 1.44 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#56) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is overrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 45%, he is the #43 most highly owned left wing. James Neal is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #66 fantasy position rank.

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START EM ALERT: JAMES NEAL WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

James Neal is projected for 2.89 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week in week 24 which ranks him as the #36 projected left wing for the week and a starter for most fantasy teams. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Nino Niederreiter but behind Anthony Duclair the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#69). He is projected for 3.82 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2019EDM551912310-012201120
2018CGY63712190-021056
2017VGK712519440-056002
2016NSH702318410-055033
2015NSH823127580-0430819
2014NSH672314370-0360710
2013PIT592734610-01140513
2012PIT402115360-096015
2011PIT804041810-01840411
2010DAL-PIT792223450-0530815
2009DAL782728550-02401941
2008DAL772413370-09201120
Career (12 Seasons)78.87.1311.618.73-15.23.390000
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2019EDM11217.016:181006158.831.2712006
2018CGY1415.014:571252139.051.02280013
2017VGK20212.417:101412173:502:15240012
2016NSH20211.417:411599192:034:22351015
2015NSH26811.619:031931227:551:33651030
2014NSH22110.418:041476193:290:57571120
2013PIT23811.318:261251226:141:11551025
2012PIT13615.417:27780159:510:31260013
2011PIT32912.219:071681314:161:28871136
2010DAL-PIT21210.417:291703204:017:55662121
2009DAL20013.518:111831214:4274:23642122
2008DAL17114.015:521462169:0549:40511023
Career (12 Seasons)180.344.0000032.59000
2019-20 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games in October1411213-480204226.2243:132676003
Games in November14314-1120002611.5216:492402001
Games in December145510-820002520236:502670000
Games in January802220000140135:571502001
Games in March5022100005064:05822001
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Games Lost27448-262000458.9451:595144002
Games Won28158236100206722.4444:554928004
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Home Games2781018-1450104717431:354918004
Road Games2811213-670106516.9465:195154002
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Before All-Star Break4919928-201202010617.9814:3890310005
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
American Airlines Center2000000004024:47310000
Bell Centre1000-100001014:15180000
Bell MTS Place1000000002018:42220000
Enterprise Center11010000042517:49210000
Gila River Arena11011100042515:03150000
Honda Center1000100002014:21160000
KeyBank Center1000000002019:01190000
Little Caesars Arena1000-200003016:59202001
Madison Square Garden1000100004014:17182001
NYCB Live14041201085020:59180000
Nationwide Arena110101000333.316:36180000
PPG Paints Arena1000-100002013:26140000
Pepsi Center1000-200002014:01170000
Prudential Center1101-11000110019:28220000
Rogers Arena2011100001036:14420000
Rogers Place2781018-1450104717431:354918004
SAP Center at San Jose2101-41000333.330:44340000
STAPLES Center1000000002014:45140000
Scotiabank Arena1000100004019:39200000
Scotiabank Saddledome1000000005020:19220000
T-Mobile Arena1000-100003017:40200000
TD Garden1000100001017:09170000
United Center2101-3100025033:02360000
Xcel Energy Center21122000025036:03410000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
After All-Star Break6033000006082:161032001
vs Anaheim Ducks1000100002014:21160000
vs Arizona Coyotes31122100052044:48542001
vs Boston Bruins1000100001017:09170000
vs Buffalo Sabres2000000003033:31350000
vs Carolina Hurricanes1000-100001016:35180000
vs Columbus Blue Jackets21122100042528:38322001
vs Calgary Flames3011-400006052:03620000
vs Chicago Blackhawks2101-3100025033:02360000
vs Colorado Avalanche2011-300003029:11340000
vs Dallas Stars3000000005041:27490000
vs Detroit Red Wings2101-10000714.336:10382001
vs Florida Panthers1101-2100042516:37170000
vs Los Angeles Kings3213-12010922.248:41522001
vs Minnesota Wild21122000025036:03410000
vs Montreal Canadiens2000-200002026:47360000
vs New Jersey Devils220201000366.732:52370000
vs Nashville Predators1000000000014:07162001
vs New York Islanders14041201085020:59180000
vs New York Rangers231422000837.535:53362001
vs Ottawa Senators1011-200002021:41210000
vs Philadelphia Flyers1011100002013:15180000
vs Pittsburgh Penguins2000-500002032:06350000
vs San Jose Sharks2101-41000333.330:44340000
vs St. Louis Blues2101-30000616.736:12410000
vs Toronto Maple Leafs2000000008038:09400000
vs Vancouver Canucks4011000004067:08800000
vs Washington Capitals1011-100003018:08170000
vs Winnipeg Jets2000000003031:46380000
CATEGORYGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTSS%TOISHIFTSPIMMJRMSCMNR
Outside Own Division3715722-1480107919610:186708004
Overall55191231-201202011217896:54100612006
vs Own Division18459-640103312.1286:363364002
vs Eastern Conference Tms2312517-770105820.7388:304156003
vs Vegas Golden Knights2011000004028:51380000
vs Western Conference Tms327714-1350105413508:245916003
2019 Game Log
NOVEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
11/12@L6-3000-30010.000014:681:880:00
11/14vsW6-2011-10010.000015:172:980:00
11/16vsL5-400000010.000016:674:880:00
11/19@W5-2101-11020.500016:052:980:00
11/21@L5-100000020.000014:752:650:00
11/23@W4-2000-10030.000017:674:100:00
11/24@W4-310111040.250015:050:400:00
11/27@L4-1000-20020.000014:021:570:00
11/30vsL5-2000-10010.000016:724:230:00
DECEMBERSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
12/01@W3-201110010.000020:402:430:00
12/04vsL5-2011-20020.000021:687:770:00
12/06vsW2-101100030.000014:472:230:00
12/08vsL3-200000010.000014:503:370:00
12/10vsL6-3000-10010.000016:586:250:00
12/12@L6-511220020.500017:220:000:08
12/14vsL4-1000-10040.000018:501:920:63
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/14vsW4-200000000.000214:121:220:00
01/18vsW7-301120000.000013:271:980:00
01/29vsL4-3011-10010.000018:183:280:00
MARCHSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
03/03@W2-100000020.000011:302:100:00
03/05@L4-3000-20000.000016:500:930:00
03/07vsW4-101120010.000212:031:220:00
03/09vsL3-201110010.000011:180:000:00
03/11vsL4-200000010.000013:070:480:00