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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

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)  Winnipeg Jets
• 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




I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round