Chris Neiszner
Position Centre
Shoots Right
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
F. Teams
Las Vegas Wranglers
Texas Stars
Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights
Ligue Magnus
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born February 4 1984 (1984-02-04) (age 36),
Craik, SK, CAN
Pro Career 2005 – 2010

Chris Neiszner (born February 4, 1984 in Craik, Saskatchewan) is a professional ice hockey centre who last played with the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL.

Junior career Edit

Neiszner would begin his juniors career in 2001, when he signed to play with the Red Deer Rebels of the WHL. Neiszner would play all four years of his juniors career in Red Deer, scoring 101 points in 286 regular season games and 20 points in 61 playoff games leading including being a part of two back-to-back Eastern Conference champions.

Professional career Edit

Neiszner would begin his professional career in 2004, when he signed with the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL. In two seasons with Las Vegas, Neiszner would score 59 points 109 regular season games and 13 points in 21 postseason games, while also receiving two call ups to the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights of the American Hockey League scoring six points in 16 games in the two stints with Omaha.

After his two seasons in Las Vegas, Neiszner decided to try and play in Europe for Morzine-Avoriaz of France's Ligue Magnus. Neiszner would score 23 points in 26 games for the Pingouins, but decided to return to play in North America and signed with Las Vegas again for the 2008-09 season.

In his first season back with Las Vegas, Neiszner appeared in 70 of the teams 73 games, scoring 20 goals and 21 assists. Neiszner would help lead the Wranglers to the National Conference Finals, scoring three goals and 7 assists in 18 games.

Neiszner would re-sign with Las Vegas under new head coach Ryan Mougenel and was named the team's captain for the 2009–10 season. Neiszner would score 15 goals and 19 assists in 65 games and three goals and one assist in Las Vegas' quarterfinal loss to the Utah Grizzlies. During the 2009–10 season, Neiszner would make three appearances for the AHL's Texas Stars, led by former Las Vegas head coach Glen Gulutzan.

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