Eric Neilson (RW)
Acquired: Signed a one-year, AHL Standard Players Contract on July 5th, 2011
2008-09: Led Peoria in penalty minutes with 207 PIMs in 50 games in 2008-09(12th in the AHL)…Made AHL debut on 02/08/08 vs. Quad City.
2006-07: Ranked second on Long Beach in penalty minutes with 131 in 2006-07.
2005-06: Ranked second on Bakersfield with 164 penalty minutes in 2005-06.
2001-05: Led Rimouski in penalty minutes twice in his four seasons spent at the Junior Level.
Three-time consecutive winner of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year for his respective team (Peoria, Hamilton, San Antonio) from 2008-09 through 2010-11 for contributions to the community.