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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
28-13-10 66
31-19-1 63
27-17-4 58
27-18-3 57
24-18-6 54
23-24-3 49
16-28-6 38
15-29-4 34

2022 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 14 21 -8 21:47 25

Top Neal Pionk News

  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Dogged effort in win

    Pionk registered four hits and a game-high six shots on goal in Friday's 4-1 win over the Penguins.

    Pionk missed the scoresheet but was relentless in the offensive zone. Specifically, he turned out to be a sneaky good DFS play with all those shots moving the needle on a three-game slate. Pionk has a career-high seven goals to complement 12 assists through 43 games.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Points in back-to-back games

    Pionk scored a goal and an assist on two shots in the Jets' 7-5 loss to the Red Wings on Tuesday.

    Pionk opened the scoring for the Jets with a wrist shot from the point to cut the Detroit lead to 3-1. He would also add an assist on Nikolaj Ehlers' goal early in the third period. This performance gives Pionk points in two straight games with three points in that span. On the season, Pionk has seven goals and 19 assists in 41 games.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Surfaces with helper

    Pionk recorded an assist in Sunday's 7-4 win over the Canucks.

    Pionk's been tough to rely on in fantasy, as he's banked just four points to go with a minus-8 rating in the past month. However, the same cannot be said about the Jets as a whole; this team has rattled off five straight wins and it's just two points away from the Central Division lead.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Breaks out with two points

    Pionk scored a power-play goal on two shots, supplied an assist, blocked two shots and added two PIM in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Oilers.

    Pionk entered Saturday with no points in his last six games. He ended 2022 with a bang, opening the scoring in the first period and sending a shot that Kyle Connor tipped in for the game-winner in the third. With six tallies and 10 helpers through 37 contests, Pionk is right in line with the level of offense that would be normally expected of him. He's added 62 shots on net, 81 hits, 63 blocked shots, 19 PIM and a minus-9 rating.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Snaps goal drought in win

    Pionk scored a goal, logged two hits and blocked two shots in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.

    Pionk put the Jets ahead 3-0 in the second period with a long-range blast. While it was his fifth goal of the season, it was his first in over a month. He went 16 games without scoring and added just four assists in that span. The 27-year-old blueliner has 14 points, 53 shots on net, 66 hits, 52 blocked shots, 15 PIM and a minus-1 rating in 30 contests overall. His physical play can help offset what's been a rather unsteady stretch of offense lately.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Notches pair of helpers

    Pionk produced two assists and four blocked shots in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Blues.

    Pionk had been in quite the rut, going nine games without a point entering Thursday. He helped out on goals by Kyle Connor and Cole Perfetti to end the skid. Pionk is still a solid source of physical play even when his offense dries up. The 27-year-old defenseman has four goals, nine helpers, 45 shots on net, 58 hits, 42 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating through 25 contests.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Manages power-play helper

    Pionk provided a power-play assist, two shots on goal and two hits in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win over the Kraken.

    Pionk helped out on Blake Wheeler's game-tying goal late in the third period. Over the last three games, Pionk's been picking up the pace on offense with a goal and three helpers. For the year, the veteran defenseman has produced four goals, six helpers, 32 shots on net, 35 hits, 21 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating. Pionk's helper Sunday was his first power-play point of the campaign after he recorded 12 in 2021-22.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Registers multi-point effort

    Pionk scored a goal and drew an assist during Saturday's 3-2 loss to the host Flames.

    Pionk helped pull the Jets even twice Saturday. The 27-year-old defenseman scored to tie the game at 1-1 in the first period and earned the secondary assist on Pierre-Luc Dubois' second-period goal that tied the game at 2-2. It was Pionk's third multi-point game this season. Pionk's goal was his first in nine outings. He added two hits in 22:26 of ice time, marking the 13th consecutive game in which he surpassed the 20-minute mark.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Puts up assist in win

    Pionk recorded an assist, four blocked shots and two hits in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Stars.

    Pionk looked good to start the year, but he's slowed a bit with three assists in his last seven outings. He set up a Saku Maenalanen tally in the second period Tuesday. Through 12 contests, Pionk has three goals, four assists, 29 shots on net, 31 hits, 20 blocked shots and a minus-1 rating while logging top-pairing minutes and some power-play time.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Posts helper Sunday

    Pionk notched an assist, three shots on goal, five hits and two blocked shots in Sunday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Golden Knights.

    Pionk set up an Adam Lowry tally early in the third period. The assist was Pionk's second in four games. The 27-year-old defenseman continues to put up well-rounded numbers with six points, 23 shots on net, 25 hits, 14 blocked shots and an even plus-minus rating in nine contests this season.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Impresses again Thursday

    Pionk scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and logged four hits in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights.

    The Jets had few bright spots in this game, which was essentially lost in the first period. Pionk turned in a positive effort with his second straight multi-point effort. Those games have earned him three goals and one assist, accounting for all of his offense through four contests. The 27-year-old defenseman has added 12 shots on net, 11 hits, five blocked shots and a minus-1 rating while logging top-pairing minutes.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Nets two goals

    Pionk produced two goals, including the overtime clincher, as the Jets upended the Avalanche 4-3 Wednesday.

    Pionk, who recorded his fourth game-winning goal, could be discovering an offensive side to his game. The 27-year-old defenseman collected a career-best six goals during consecutive seasons (2018-19 and 2019-20). During his two previous two seasons, Pionk had back-to-back three-goal efforts. Joining the rush Wednesday, Pionk gave the Jets a 2-0, first-period lead on a one-timer off an on-the-tape pass from Mason Appleton. The winning goal developed just 31 seconds into the extra stanza, again off an Appleton assist.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Ends year in drought

    Pionk finished the 2022-23 campaign stuck in an 18-game goal drought during which he registered five assists, 23 shots and 36 hits.

    For the third straight season, Pionk reached the 30-point threshold but managed just three goals. While Josh Morrissey figures to remain the quarterback of the top power-play unit, Pionk should continue to get plenty of opportunities and should be capable of offering solid top-half fantasy value heading into next season.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Produces assist in loss

    Pionk logged an assist, two shots on goal and two PIM in Friday's 6-1 loss to the Panthers.

    Pionk has picked up three helpers through six games in April. The 26-year-old defenseman helped out on Nikolaj Ehlers' lone tally Friday. Pionk has 32 points, 128 shots on net, 171 hits, 85 blocked shots, 44 PIM and a plus-6 rating in 70 appearances in a down year on offense.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Nabs helper in win

    Pionk collected a power-play assist, two hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Senators.

    Pionk helped out on a Pierre-Luc Dubois tally in the second period. This was Pionk's second assist in the last four games, though he's been rather inconsistent on offense since mid-March. The defenseman is up to 31 points, 126 shots on net, 165 hits, 84 blocked shots, 42 PIM and a plus-8 rating in 68 appearances.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Snaps five-game skid

    Pionk provided an assist, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Kings.

    Pionk struggled in the latter half of March, logging just one goal in his last nine outings. He's off to a decent start in April after helping out on an Adam Lowry tally in Saturday's game. Pionk reached the 30-point mark for the third straight season with the helper -- he's got three goals, 27 assists, 123 shots on net, 160 hits, 79 blocked shots, 40 PIM and a plus-8 rating in 65 games.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Returns to goal column

    Pionk scored a goal in a 4-0 win over the Golden Knights on Tuesday.

    Pionk has had plenty of assists this season but had not netted a goal since all the way back on Nov. 9 against St. Louis. The 26-year-old blueliner has played in 59 games, producing three goals and 26 assists.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Reaches 25-assist mark

    Pionk notched an assist, two shots on goal, four hits and two blocked shots in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Islanders.

    Pionk hasn't left the lineup since being reported to have an undisclosed injury March 3, and he's logged three assists in five games since. His ice time has dipped under 20 minutes in four of those contests, so he's still being affected by the injury, but not enough to sit out a game. The 26-year-old is up to 27 points, 108 shots on net, 134 hits, 66 blocked shots, 34 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 54 contests. He should see second-pairing usage going forward.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Dealing with minor injury

    Pionk (undisclosed) missed practice Thursday but he's not expected to miss any game action, Sara Orlesky of reports.

    Pionk is still expected to play Friday against Dallas but could be at risk of seeing a dip in playing time. The 26-year-old blueliner has 24 points while averaging 22:04 of ice time through 49 games this season.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: First two-point game since Dec. 5

    Pionk dished out two assists -- one on the power play -- in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Dallas.

    Pionk produced his first multi-point game since Dec. 5 and has three points in his last two games. He's on pace for just under 40 points with 22 in 46 games despite having failed to score a goal since Nov. 9.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 186 lbs
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Age: 27
Experience: 5
Shoots: Right