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Joshua Morrissey

North American Skater - Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:27Midterm Rank:11
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:186
Born:March 28, 1995
Born in:Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted: 2013: WPG (1st Round / 13th Overall) 
• In 2012-13, Morrissey led Raiders defensemen in scoring and ranked 12th overall in the Western Hockey League with 47 points (15-32--47) in 70 games. He was named the 2013 Canadian Hockey League’s Scholastic Player of the Year.

• Representing Canada in his second consecutive Under-18 World Championship in 2013, he led all defensemen the tournament with seven points (3-4--7) and a plus-10 rating to help Canada win a gold medal. At the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, Morrissey had a team-high eight assists en route to a gold medal for Canada.

• In his WHL debut in 2011-12, he posted 38 points (10-28--38) in 68 games to finish second overall in rookie defensemen scoring.

• Prior to being selected sixth overall in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, Morrissey had 21 goals (21-28--49) and 108 penalty minutes in 32 games for the Calgary Royals of the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League. In 2010-11, he played 30 games at the Midget level for the Royals and recorded 17 goals (17-22--39) before joining Prince Albert for five games to close out the season.

• He attributes his vision on the ice to his father, Tom, a former quarterback at the University of Calgary.

• A Calgary Flames fan growing up, Morrissey played during a Flames intermission at the age of seven with his Springbank minor hockey team.

NEWS

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FAVORITES

NHL team: Calgary Flames
NHL players: Ryan Suter and Drew Doughty
Shootout move: “The ‘Rick Nash’ – low blocker”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Movie: Country Strong
TV show: 24/7
Actor: Mark Wahlberg
Musician: Drake
Restaurant: Earls
Superhero: Batman

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2011-2012PRINCE ALBERTWHL6810283860
2012-2013PRINCE ALBERTWHL7015324791
2013-2014CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR71234
2013-2014PRINCE ALBERTWHL5928457359