It was an interesting year for Airdronians Jake Neighbours as he saw playing time in both the National Hockey League (NHL) and the American Hockey League (AHL).

It was a busy season for Neighbours, jumping back and forth between the AHL and NHL but it was a year of gaining experience and preparing for better seasons to come.

Neighbours started the year with the St. Louis Blues in the NHL but bounced back and forth between the Blues and the Springfield Thunderbirds of the AHL for a good part of the season.

In the AHL this season Neighbours had 23 games played coming up with a total of 16 points, nine goals and seven assists. out of those goals, one was a power-play goal and two were shorthanded goals. He also had two penalty minutes.

Of course, in the NHL it was a bit of a slower season, but that can be expected with it being somewhat of his first season with the Blues.

He played in 43 total games this year garnering 10 points, four goals (one against the Calgary Flames) and six assists. One of those goals was a game-winning goal for the Blues. He had a total of 24 penalty minutes this season.

Adding his stats up between the NHL and AHL he played a total of  66 games, 13 goals, 13 assists and 26 penalty minutes.

Unfortunately, the Blues were unable to make the playoffs finishing sixth in the central division with a record of 37-38-7. The Thunderbirds were able to make the playoffs with a record of 38-26-8 but lost two straight to get knocked out of the playoffs in a best-of-three series against the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Where Neighbours will be playing at the beginning of the next season is still unknown.

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