Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Chris Neil
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ChrisNeil
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 215
BIRTHDATE: 18/06/1979
AGE: 35
BIRTHPLACE: Flesherton, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: OTT: 1998-161 overall

2012-13: Was one of six Senators to have appeared in each of the club’s 48 games … Led the Senators and ranked second in the NHL with 144 penalty minutes … Led the Senators and finished second in the NHL in hits (206) … Tied for the team lead (Gonchar) with three game-winning goals this season, including the team’s season-opening game on Jan. 19 at Winnipeg (4-1 win) … Tied a career-high with two assists on March 28 vs. N.Y. Rangers (3-0 win) … Became the 55th player in NHL history and first Senator to reach 2,000 penalty minutes on April 27 vs. Philadelphia (2-1 loss) … Reached 1,900 penalty minutes for his NHL career on Feb. 18 at New Jersey (2-1 SO win) … Played in all 10 of Ottawa’s playoff games, recording four assists and a league-high 39 penalty minutes. 2011-12: Scored 13 goals, the second-most in his career (16 in 2005-06) … His 28 points matched his second-highest regular season output in 10 seasons ... Ranked second among Senators and was fourth in the NHL with 178 penalty minutes ... Reached 1,700 penalty minutes for his NHL career on Oct. 8 at Toronto (6-5 loss) ... Recorded the 100th assist of his NHL career on Dec. 20 vs. Buffalo (4-1 win) ... Played his 700th career NHL game on Jan. 21 at Anaheim (2-1 loss) ... Reached 1,800 penalty minutes for his NHL career on March 16 vs. Montreal (2-1 OT win) ... Registered the 200th point of his NHL career on April 1 at N.Y. Islanders (5-1 win) ... Scored twice and added one assist, along with 22 penalty minutes in seven playoff games, against the N.Y. Rangers. 2010-11: Played 600th career NHL games vs. Los Angeles on Nov. 22 (3-2 win) … Reached 1,600 career penalty minutes at Philadelphia on Jan. 20 (6-2 loss) … Led Senators and ranked second in NHL in penalty minutes (210) … Surpassed 200 minutes in penalties in a season for third time … Finished sixth in NHL in hits (258). 2009-10: Ranked second among Senators and seventh in NHL in penalty minutes (175) … Finished eighth in NHL in hits (245) … Reached 1,300 penalty minutes for his NHL career against Pittsburgh on Oct. 12 (4-1 loss) … Reached 1,400 penalty minutes for his NHL career against Florida on Jan. 9 (3-0 loss) … Established a new career high when he recorded three points (one goal, two assists) in one game on April 6 at Florida (5-2 win) … Missed 14 games to injury. 2008-09: Reached his 1,200th career NHL penalty minute at N.Y. Islanders (11/15/09, 3-2 loss) … Played his 500th career NHL game against N.Y. Islanders (3/21/09, 5-2 win) … Finished first among Senators and 20th in the NHL with 146 penalty minutes … Missed 22 games to injury and flu. 2007-08: Finished first among Senators and sixth in the NHL with 199 penalty minutes … Ranked 12th in the NHL in hits (204) … Reached 1,000th career NHL penalty minute against Toronto (11/6/07, 5-1 win) … Missed 14 games to injury and the flu. 2006-07: Recorded 100th career point, a goal, against the N.Y. Islanders (3/15/07) … Led the NHL in hits, recording 288 in 82 games (3.51 hits/game) while also finishing third in penalty minutes (177) … Three of his 12 goals were game-winners … Finished fifth in NHL with 54 hits in 20 playoff games … Had his best series against Pittsburgh with a goal and two assists. 2005-06:Set career single-season highs in goals (16) and points (33) — was just one of three NHLers to have recorded 15 or more goals and 150-plus penalty minutes … Picked up career-high eight power-play goals and 13 power-play points … Third in NHL in both penalty minutes (209) and hits (221). 2004-05: Signed by Binghamton (AHL) (3/2/05) and recorded 10 points (4 goals, 6 assists) in final 22 games of regular season … Scored first career AHL playoff goal against Wilkes-Barre (4/23/05). 2003-04: Recorded career-high eight assists … Played 100th career game at N.Y. Rangers (1/6/03) … One of only two Senators (Phillips) to play in all 82 regular-season games … Finished seventh in NHL in penalty minutes (194) …Led team with 19 penalty minutes in playoffs against Toronto. 2002-03: Team leader and tied 17th in the NHL in penalty minutes (145) … Missed 12 games to injury … Played in 15 playoff games, recording first playoff goal against New Jersey (5/10/03). 2001-02: First on team, league leader among rookies and third in the NHL for penalty minutes (231)Appeared in first NHL game at Toronto (10/3/01)Recorded first NHL point, an assist, against Montreal (10/4/01) … Recorded two-goal game against Chicago (12/31/02) … Scored first NHL goal at Atlanta (10/30/01)Missed four games to injury … Played in first NHL playoffs, seeing action in all 12 games. 2000-01: Finished first in penalty minutes (354) with Grand Rapids (IHL) and second in the IHL. 1999-2000: Finished first in penalty minutes (301) with Grand Rapids (IHL). 1998-99: Was assistant captain on North Bay (OHL) squad and set career highs in assists (46) and points (72).