Mar 22, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing James Neal (left) reacts after being assessed a holding penalty against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Penguins won 4-3 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Pens Trade James Neal to Nashville


James Neal is no longer a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

According to ESPN.com NHL columnist Pierre LeBrun, Pittsburgh has reportedly dealt Neal to the Nashville Predators for forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling.

Neal spent four seasons with the Penguins, and he compiled 184 points (89G, 95A) in 199 regular-season contests. He garnered 22 points (11G, 11A) in 38 postseason games.

Hornqvist has played six seasons with the Predators, and has collected 216 points (106G, 1110A) in 363 regular-season games. He’s registered eight points (3G, 5A) in 24 playoff tilts.

Spaling has played five seasons with Nashville, and has compiled 84 points (40G, 44A) in 297 regular-season games. He’s potted seven points (2G, 7A) in 28 playoff contests.

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