Tuesday Final Score – James Neal two more goals as Vegas Golden Knights win an emotional 5-2 game over the Phoenix Coyotes. The crowd was 18,191. Vegas Golden Knights first NHL expansion team to begin season 3-0-0
By Charles V Reilly
NHL Insider for Vegashockey.net
Bet you didn’t know:
James Neal, the top goal scorer for the NHL Vegas Golden Knights is from Whitby, Ontario, Canada. He is 30 years old and listed at 6’2″ and 220.
He played for the 2002-03 AAA Whitby Wildcats midget major team, then with Canada’s national 18u, 20u teams.
James played for the OHL Plymouth Whalers and then in 2005 was drafted by the NHL Dallas Stars.
Bet you didn’t know James has scored 241 NHL career goals while playing for Dallas, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators.
In his NHL career James is plus 50 on the ice.
He has skated and has been a powerful force in the NHL playoffs seven times.
James has scored two game-winning goals for the NHL Vegas Golden Knights and the bright golden spotlight will be shining on him when the Vegas Golden Knights take on the Phoenix Coyotes at the TMobile Arena tonight.