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Josh Morrissey | Defenseman | #44

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/28/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 195
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 1 (13) / WPG

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Josh Morrissey has finished serving his one-game suspension.
Morrissey will be eligible to play in the second round of the playoffs after he was banned for Game 5 on Friday night for cross-checking Minnesota's Eric Staal in the head. Apr 21 - 1:55 PM

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Josh Morrissey has been suspended one game for cross-checking Wild forward Eric Staal in the head on Tuesday night.

Somehow, Morrissey didn't receive a penalty on the play. Staal was in a considerable amount of pain after the incident, but he ended up being fine. Morrissey will miss Game 5 on Friday night. If the Jets win that game, he'll be eligible to return in the second round. If they lose, he'll be back in the lineup for Game 6. The 23-year-old has one assist and a plus-1 rating in four games this postseason.
Apr 18 - 7:17 PM

Josh Morrissey will have a hearing Wednesday with NHL Department of Player Safety for cross-checking Minnesota's Eric Staal.

Morrissey did not receive a penalty on the play. Staal, who was shaken up initially, managed to stay in the game.
Apr 18 - 1:16 PM

Josh Morrissey might hear from the NHL Department of Player Safety after he cross-checked Minnesota's Eric Staal in the ear on Tuesday night.

The Wild were furious that Morrissey was not even penalized for the infraction, which would have put them on an extended 5-on-3 advantage. The 23-year-old rearguard earned an assist, four hits and two blocks in 22:19 of ice time in Winnipeg's 2-0 victory in Game 4.
Apr 18 - 10:01 AM

Josh Morrissey appears to be OK after an injury scare on Thursday night.

Morrissey was on the receiving end of a couple of hard hits and went to the bench in pain after he was nailed by Calgary's Michael Stone in the first period. However, the Jets defender stayed in the game and ended up logging 18:27 of ice time. Morrissey was scratched Tuesday to get some rest and returned to the fold on Thursday.
Apr 6 - 12:00 PM

Josh Morrissey is back in the lineup Thursday night.

Morrissey was one of the handful of players the Jets decided to rest in advance of the playoffs on Tuesday. He has seven goals and 26 points in 79 contests in 2017-18.
Apr 5 - 1:56 PM

Josh Morrissey will be scratched on Tuesday night.

Morrissey is one of several players who the Jets will rest on Tuesday versus Montreal. This will be the first game that the 23-year-old blueliner has missed this season.
Apr 3 - 5:13 PM

Josh Morrissey scored a goal in Monday's 6-5 win over Ottawa.

Morrissey has found the back in each of his last two games after he didn't have a goal since Dec. 17. The 23-year-old blueliner has seven goals and 26 points in 79 games this season.
Apr 3 - 11:31 AM

Josh Morrissey took a puck to the head at Monday's practice, but he will be fine to play Tuesday.

Morrissey had to leave the session for repairs after his right ear was struck by a puck. He will need to get 5-6 stitches, though.
Feb 5 - 2:35 PM

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

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

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