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Josh Morrissey | Defenseman | #44

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (22) / 3/28/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (13) / WPG

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Josh Morrissey netted his first goal of the year in Thursday's 4-2 win over Vancouver.
Morrissey has contributed two points in four games. He had six goals and 20 points in 82 games during his rookie campaign in 2016-17. Oct 13 - 11:00 AM

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Josh Morrissey will represent Canada at the World Hockey Championships.

Morrissey picked up six goals and 14 assists in 82 games this season. He averaged over 19:29 of ice time for the Jets in 2016-17. Teammate Mark Scheifele will also suit up for Canada at this spring's tournament.
Source: The Score
Apr 10 - 7:47 PM

Josh Morrissey picked up his 6th goal of the season in a 3-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

Morrissey tipped a Blake Wheeler shot passed Bernier and into the empty cage for his first career power play marker. He has now put together an all-around rookie campaign, picking up 20 points in 75 games this season, while averaging 19:21 of ice time. Although he isn't worth owning in fantasy pools yet, he has some offensive potential and can be someone to keep an eye on for the future.
Mar 25 - 1:48 AM

Josh Morrissey got his fifth goal of the season on Sunday.

He gave the Jets a 5-4 lead at the 12:43 mark of the first period. The goal held up as the game winner after Winnipeg blew a 4-0 lead in the contest. Morrissey also finished with three shots on goal and two blocks in 22:12 of ice time.
Mar 20 - 3:09 PM

Josh Morrissey scored a goal in a 3-2 loss to San Jose on Monday night.

He evened the score at 1-1 going into the second period after he registered an unassisted marker at the 11:27 mark. Morrissey has accounted for four goals and 17 points in 67 games this season.
Mar 7 - 11:25 AM

Josh Morrissey scored his third goal of the season during Sunday's 3-2 win over the Senators.

Now through 62 games of his rookie campaign the talented blue liner has 15 points. Not too shabby at all.
Feb 19 - 9:24 PM

Josh Morrissey had two assists in a 4-3 loss to San Jose on Tuesday night.

He posted a plus-3 rating and logged a season-high 23:14 of ice time in the defeat. Morrissey has posted 11 points in 51 games this season.
Jan 25 - 1:03 PM

According to Jets head coach Paul Maurice, Josh Morrissey has been "spectacular" this season.

That doesn't make him relevant in most fantasy leagues, but he's been an extremely useful player for the Jets in 2016-17. The 21-year-old has one goal, three assists, a plus-4 rating, 16 penalty minutes and 31 shots on goal, while averaging 18:23 of ice time.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 10:13:00 AM

Josh Morrissey scored his first NHL goal Tuesday in a 4-0 win over Chicago.

His marker held up as the game winner and he finished with a plus-2 rating. Morrissey has posted three points, while averaging 18:15 of ice time this season.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 02:11:00 PM

Josh Morrissey left Sunday's game briefly after he blocked a shot with his left leg or knee, but he was able to return.

He finished the match with 19:49 of ice time and three shots on goal in a 3-1 loss to Buffalo. Morrisey has chipped in two assists in nine games this year.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 12:34:00 PM

Jets head coach Paul Maurice was pleased with Josh Morrissey's performance in the regular season opener.

Morrissey was stripped of the puck on Carolina's first goal, but he was much more steady as the game wore on. He played less than 15 minutes, while being paired with Dustin Byfuglien. "Josh got better as the game went on, as you would hope for a young player," said Maurice. "In the last 30 minutes of that game, he looked like he’d been (in the league) for a long time. I was real pleased with his game."
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 08:14:00 AM

Josh Morrissey suited up in his fifth preseason game on Thursday night.

He surpassed 20 minutes of ice time, while skating alongside Dustin Byfuglien. Morrissey is battling to be among Winnipeg's top seven defenders for the start of the regular season. How he closes out the exhibition schedule could determine whether or not he is in the lineup or an extra.
Fri, Oct 7, 2016 07:17:00 AM

Josh Morrissey played one NHL game last year and he is hungry for more action with the Jets in 2016-17.

"I'm not setting anything too crazy, but definitely my goal is to make the team and push for a spot," said Morrissey. "I think every year you go into camp and that's the goal, but as you get older, and after playing one year of pro hockey now, I've had a little taste. The goal is to push and make that jump (to the National Hockey League)." He feels that he grew a lot as a player last year with the AHL's Manitoba Moose
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 09:12:00 AM

Josh Morrissey hopes to be a full-time member of the Jets next season.

He is looking to add a couple of pounds of lean muscle in the summer. Morrissey posted three goals and 22 points in 57 games with Manitoba in 2015-16. He made his NHL debut as well on Mar. 5 against Montreal and he posted one shot in 15:54 of ice time.
Mon, Jun 27, 2016 08:44:00 AM

The Winnipeg Jets have assigned Josh Morrissey to the AHL.

Morrissey made his NHL debut in Saturday's win over the Canadiens, but he was a healthy scratch against the Oilers earlier tonight.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 10:35:00 PM

Depth Charts

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C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Nic Petan
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Andrew Copp
4Shawn Matthias
5Kyle Connor
6Brandon Tanev
7Matt Hendricks
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
5Brendan Lemieux
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Josh Morrissey
4Tyler Myers
5Dmitry Kulikov
6Toby Enstrom
7Ben Chiarot
8Tucker Poolman
G1Steve Mason
2Connor Hellebuyck