Michael Neal (F)
2014-15 Notes: Signed by CIN on 7/21/14...
Career Notes: 2013-14: Appeared in 56 games with the Bakersfield Condors, notching 16 goals and 16 assists...finishing seventh on the team in regular season scoring...was claimed by Las Vegas off of waivers in April and appeared in four Kelly Cup Playoff games for the Wranglers. 2012-13: Notched 32 points (12g, 20a) in 46 games for the Orlando Solar Bears, finishing fifth on the club in points and assists. 2011-12: Skated in 63 games for the Idaho Steelheads where he posted 25 points (7g, 18a)... also had his most productive postseason that year, grabbing eight points (3g, 5a) over nine playoff games. 2010-11: Spent bulk of the season with Idaho, skating in 46 games and accumulating 15 points (6g, 9a)...also saw time in the AHL with Texas, collecting three goals in 16 contests. 2009-10: His first full season at the professional level, Neal spent six games with the Texas Stars of the AHL where he posted two penalty minutes, as well as 57 games with the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads, totaling five goals and 10 assists. Amateur Career: Played four seasons in the OHL, primarily with the Belleville Bulls, and totaled 33 points (14g, 19a) and 79 penalty minutes in 164 games. Draft Status: Selected by the Dallas Stars in the 5th round (149th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft...younger brother of Nashville Predators forward James Neal.