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42-32-8 92
37-38-7 81
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Top Neal Pionk News

  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Stays hot with two helpers

    Pionk notched two power-play assist, four hits, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and a minus-3 rating in Monday's 4-2 loss to the Golden Knights.

    Pionk has eight helpers over his last five games, dating back to the regular-season finale in Colorado. The 27-year-old defenseman has stepped up in the absence of Josh Morrissey (lower body), but the Jets have still lost three games in a row. Assuming Morrissey remains out Thursday, Pionk will continue to operate on the top power-play unit in a must-win Game 5.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Playmaking maestro in 2OT loss

    Pionk delivered three helpers in a 5-4 double overtime loss to the Golden Knights on Saturday in Game 3.

    Pionk helped maestro a frantic three-goal comeback in the third period and skated a game-high 41:08 after Josh Morrissey left the game with a knee injury early in the first period. Pionk also laid seven hits and block five shots. He'll be expected to carry a heavy load for the Jets going forward, as Morrissey will not return to the series.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Offers assist in loss

    Pionk recorded a power-play assist, nine hits and a minus-4 rating in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Golden Knights in Game 2.

    Pionk set up Adam Lowry's first-period marker. With an assist in three straight games, Pionk is providing solid offense from the blue line. The 27-year-old defenseman also has 10 hits, two blocked shots and two shots on net through two playoff contests. He'll continue to see top-four minutes as a physical presence on defense.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Contributes helper

    Pionk posted an assist in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 1.

    Pionk had the secondary assist on Adam Lowry's empty-net tally in the third period. With two goals and five helpers over his last 13 regular-season games, Pionk picked up the offensive pace a bit. The 27-year-old defenseman had a solid 33 points in 82 outings overall while filling a top-four role with some power-play time. He also had 169 hits, 129 blocked shots and 44 PIM, so he should provide some toughness.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Supplies goal Saturday

    Pionk found the back of the net in a 2-0 win over Nashville on Saturday.

    Pionk didn't record a goal over his previous eight contests, though he did have four assists in that span. He's up to 10 goals and 32 points in 79 games this season. This is the first time that Pionk has reached the double-digit mark in goals, but he'll still fall short of his career high of 45 points, which was set in 2019-20.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Reaches 20-assist mark

    Pionk posted an assist, three shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 3-2 win over the Ducks.

    Pionk has a goal and two assists over his last four outings. That bump in production followed a stretch in which he had just one assist over 12 games. The 27-year-old defenseman hasn't had a ton of consistency this year, but he's at 29 points, 128 shots on net, 158 hits, 115 blocked shots, 33 PIM and a minus-12 rating through 73 appearances in a top-four role.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Manages helper in loss

    Pionk posted an assist and two shots on goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.

    Pionk has picked up three points over the last two games after he was limited to three helpers in the previous 14 contests. The 27-year-old's upswing on offense is a good sign for the Jets' scoring depth behind Josh Morrissey on the back end. Pionk is up to eight goals, 17 helpers, 102 shots on net, 124 hits, 92 blocked shots, 29 PIM and a minus-2 rating through 57 outings.

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  • Jets' Neal Pionk: Snags assist Monday

    Pionk produced an assist, two shots on goal, four hits and a plus-3 rating in Monday's 4-2 win over the Blues.

    Pionk had the secondary helper on Josh Morrissey's first of two goals in the third period, which got the Jets on the board. That assist gave Pionk six points through 15 outings in January, matching his best mark for a month this season -- he also had six points in October. The 27-year-old is up to seven goals, 15 assists, 94 shots on net, 117 hits, 83 blocked shots, 25 PIM and a minus-5 rating through 52 appearances.

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  • 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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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 186 lbs
Birthplace: Omaha, NE
Age: 28
Experience: 6
Shoots: Right