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Neal Pionk



  • DOB: 7/29/1995
  • Ht: 6-0
  • Wt: 190
  • Hometown: Hermantown, MN

Career Notes:  2016-17:  Helped lead U. Minn.-Duluth to NCHC championship, and to Frozen Four championship game (lost 3-2 to Denver University), earning Frozen Four All-Tournament honors…Named to NCHC All-Tournament Team, and NCHC Second All-Star Team…Led U. Minn.-Duluth defensemen in points, goals and assists (7-27-34 in 42 GP), and finished second overall on team in assists and fourth in points...Finished second among NCHC blueliners in points and assists, and tied for fourth overall in league in assists...Tied for fourth among NCAA defensmen in assists and ranked fifth in points...2015-16:  Named winner of U. Minn.-Duluth's Jerry Chumola Award for Rookie of the Year...Tied for team lead in assists among defensemen (13), and finished tied for fourth overall on team in assists...Transactions:  Signed with NY Rangers as free agent 5/1/17.

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