@Senators correction...it's a lower body injury.
Detroit News "Johan Franzen and Ottawa's Chris Neil didn't throw many punches Thursday when they played – but the zingers back and forth since then have been heavyweight title worthy. It was Franzen's turn Saturday, a day after Neil chided him for not wanting to fight late in Thursday's 6-1 Red Wings..." March 01
Ottawa Sun "The Senators were fighting amongst themselves Friday. Battling to get back into a playoff position with the Los Angeles Kings in town Saturday, the Senators' one hour practice at the Canadian Tire Centre turned vicious with no love lost between teammates at times. After a collision near..." December 14
Ottawa Citizen "Even by a tough guy’s standards, the face of Senators winger Chris Neil has had a hellish month. There was that errant puck that broke his nose and blackened his eye during a game in Los Angeles Oct. 9, then an elbow to the battered beak last week in Detroit. On Sunday at home against the..." October 30
Ottawa Sun "If there was any doubt the 4-3 OT loss to the Los Angeles Kings was a tough one Chris Neil was still wearing the battle scars Thursday morning to prove it. The Senators' rugged winger had stitches in his nose and a black eye after taking a puck in the face and was going to need X-rays to see..." October 11
Chris Neil practiced with the team today. He is cleared to play Game 4 and could have returned to Game 3 with more time.
Montreal Gazette "Ottawa Senators enforcer Chris Neil was standing in the depths of the Bell Centre Wednesday afternoon following his team’s practice in LaSalle, wearing a broad, gap-toothed grin that showed him to be a few Chiclets shy of a full package. And the man whose every molecule Canadiens fans will..." May 01