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Penguins Acquire James Neal and Matt Niskanen for Alex Goligoski

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Ray Shero strikes big one week before the trade deadline.  He gets James Neal AND Matt Niskanen in exchange for Alex Goligoski.


James Neal

#18 / Left Wing / Dallas Stars

6-2

205

Sep 03, 1987


 


GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG GTG SOG PCT
2010 - James Neal 59 21 18 39 8 60 5 0 3 160

Neal has scored 48 goals since the beginning of the 2009-10 season.  Compare that to Chris Kunitz (31), Pascal Dupuis (28) and you can tell already the Pens have made a tremendous step forward in skill.  He's got a $2.875 million cap hit this season and next, afterwards scheduled to be a RFA.