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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 led the Jets to a 4-0 victory over St. Louis on Sunday night.
Morrissey lit the lamp and added an assist, giving him five goals and 13 points in 34 games. The 22-year-old had seven points in the first two months of the season, and now has six points in his last nine games. Sun, Dec 17, 2017 08:50:00 PM

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Josh Morrissey opened the scoring in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss at Colorado.

Morrissey posted a goal with a plus-2 rating, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and a hit. Despite the goal, he isn't normally known for his scoring, but more for his physicality. He has posted three goals with seven points, a plus-9 rating, 51 hits and 54 blocked shots through 25 outings.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017 01:34:00 AM

Josh Morrissey was scoreless with a plus-1 rating in Wednesday's win at Los Angeles, but he did deliver a game-high 10 hits.

Morrissey had a burr under his saddle in this one, also posting two blocked shots in 21:29 of ice time. He has managed just two goals and five points with a plus-4 rating, but he has helped fantasy owners in deeper formats with 48 hits and 45 blocked shots through 21 outings.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 03:20:00 AM

Josh Morrissey scored a goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Morrissey's shot from the left point took a slight deflection off Kris Letang and found its way into the back of the net for his second of the year. Morrissey now has three points in eight games this season but his limited offensive upside keeps him off fantasy radars.
Thu, Oct 26, 2017 10:46:00 PM

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.
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

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
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 07:47:00 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.
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 01:48:00 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.
Mon, Mar 20, 2017 03:09:00 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.
Tue, Mar 7, 2017 11:25:00 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.
Sun, Feb 19, 2017 09:24:00 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.
Wed, Jan 25, 2017 01:03:00 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

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C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Matt Hendricks
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Kyle Connor
3Mathieu Perreault
4Andrew Copp
5Shawn Matthias
6Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Josh Morrissey
5Dmitry Kulikov
6Toby Enstrom
7Ben Chiarot
8Julian Melchiori
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason