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Joe Morrow | Defenseman

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (21) / 12/9/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
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Joe Morrow doesn't have a point in three games with the Boston Bruins, but he feels his offensive game will come around.
"I've kind of always been known as a more flashy, offensive player, more risky, I don't know, a kind of all-over-the-place kind of guy," Morrow said. "But I've learned pretty quick that even if I tried it up here, it wouldn't fly and it wouldn't be good. It wouldn't be good for anybody, especially myself. I feel comfortable with the way I'm playing and I think I'll just stay like that for now." Morrow has racked up eight shots and he's posted a plus-2 rating thus far. He's been averaging 17:29 of ice time per contest, but he hasn't seen any power-play time. Nov 6 - 9:52 AM

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Defenceman Joe Morrow made his NHL debut against the Sabres Thursday night and aquitted himself quite well.

In 17:51 minutes of playing time Morrow took four shots on goal and was plus one. Bruins' coach Claude Julien was certainly impressed. "I thought (Morrow) moved the puck well. He doesn't seem to be rattled by anything," Julien said. "For a guy who played in his first NHL game, the last thing he looked was nervous. He was so calm, made good plays. Yea, he made a few mistakes like everybody else during the period of a game, but I thought he handled himself well." Look for Morrow to dress for Saturday's game against Ottawa. Morrow has some offensive upside as he was a scoring star with Portland of the WHL and registered 29 points in 56 games in the AHL last season. See if he gets some PP time with Zdeno Chara and Torey Krug out of the lineup.
Source: NESN.com
Nov 1 - 8:55 AM

Joe Morrow has been called up by Boston.

In five games with Providence of the AHL, he has one goal and one assist. Morrow was up with the big club for Saturday's game versus Toronto, but he was a healthy scratch.
Oct 29 - 11:52 AM

Joe Morrow was returned to AHL Providence Sunday morning.

He was a healthy scratch Saturday night, as fellow call up Zach Trotman suited up against the Maple Leafs instead.
Oct 27 - 10:04 AM

The Boston Bruins have called up Joe Morrow.

Morrow has a goal and an assist in five AHL games this season. He has some offensive upside, but we think it will take at least a couple more years of development before he's worth owning in standard leagues.
Oct 24 - 12:35 PM

Joe Morrow has been acquired by Boston.

He was sent to the Bruins as part of the deal that saw Tyler Seguin go to Dallas and Loui Eriksson head to Boston. Morrow was picked up by the Stars in the deal that sent Brenden Morrow to Pittsburgh. In his first season of AHL play, he recorded 19 points and 39 penalty minutes in 66 games between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Texas.
Thu, Jul 4, 2013 03:41:00 PM

Joe Morrow isn't likely to play with the Dallas Stars this season.

The AHL Texas Stars are leading the South Division and Morrow is expected to stick around for their playoff run. The Stars acquired Joe Morrow from the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of the Brenden Morrow deal.
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 10:08:00 AM

The Dallas Stars have sent Joe Morrow to the AHL.

Dallas acquired Morrow from the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of the Brenden Morrow deal. Joe Morrow could be a future power-play quarterback for the Stars, but for now he'll continue to hone his skills in the minors.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 08:52:00 AM

Defenseman Joe Morrow could be the Stars future quarterback on the power play.

Morrow was acquired Sunday from the Penguins in exchange for Brenden Morrow with draft picks dealt from both sides. Morrow is a two-way blueliner who is tough and physical defensively but has improved the offensive side of his game and can now quarterback the power play and has a big shot from the point. "He was a person that we had our eye on in the draft," GM Joe Nieuwendyk said. "He has great skating ability, a really hard shot, and he's still very young. He just turned 20. He's a legitimate NHL prospect who fits a need in our group." Morrow was selected 23rd overall in the 2011 Draft and could be called up from the AHL before the end of the season.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 06:41:00 AM

It's true: prospect Joe Morrow is now a member of the Dallas Stars via a trade that involved Brenden Morrow (no relation).

Also involved in the trade: a third-rounder goes to Pittsburgh while Dallas gets a fifth-round pick. The deal has interesting ramifications for both sides.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 06:18:00 PM

Joe Morrow has been sent down to the minors.

Morrow was called up on Sunday, but didn't end up getting any playing time. He has 10 points and 31 penalty minutes in 39 AHL games this season.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 11:05:00 AM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled defenseman Joe Morrow from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL on Sunday.

Morrow, 20, will be looking to make his NHL debut Sunday night against New Jersey. Kris Letang being placed retroactively on IR earlier in the day is simply a roster move (for now) to allow for the Morrow recall from the AHL.
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 12:03:00 PM

Joe Morrow has impressed his coaches during AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's training camp.

"Joe has done a really good job so far," said Baby Penguins coach John Hynes. "He's so talented. You can see that in the way he skates, the way he shoots the puck. His offensive instincts are so good. For him, like most defensemen his age, he just needs to get better defensively. Playing without the puck, angles, stuff like that. He's on his way." Morrow was the 23rd overall choice in the 2011 draft and he will enter his first season of AHL play in 2012-13 after completing a successful junior career. He registered 17 goals, 64 points and 99 penalty minutes in 62 contests with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL last year.
Tue, Oct 2, 2012 12:02:00 PM

Joe Morrow has been sent to the WHL Portland Winterhawks.

Morrow was the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft. He should develop into a good two-way defenseman, but it will be several years before he has any fantasy value.
Mon, Oct 3, 2011 01:23:00 PM

Joe Morrow signed a Joe Morrow a three-year, entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Morrow was taken by the Penguins with the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He is expected to spend the 2011-12 season with WHL Portland.
Wed, Aug 3, 2011 10:38:00 AM

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5Alexander Khokhlachev
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3Matt Fraser
4Simon Gagne
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RW1Loui Eriksson
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D1Zdeno Chara
2Torey Krug
3Dougie Hamilton
4Dennis Seidenberg
5Adam McQuaid
6Matt Bartkowski
7Kevan Miller
8Joe Morrow
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