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Joshua Morrissey
North American Skater
Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:  27 Midterm Rank:  11
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  186
Born:  28 March 1995    
Birthplace:  Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted:  WPG (1st Round / 13th Overall) - Player Page
• 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.

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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
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2011-2012
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
68
10
28
38
60
2012-2013
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
70
15
32
47
91
2013-2014
CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
1
2
3
4
2013-2014
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
59
28
45
73
59




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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 CHI 75 45 24 6 213 175 96
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
8 CGY 76 41 28 7 224 201 89
9 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Ladd 76 24 37 12 61
B. Wheeler 74 25 34 24 59
B. Little 65 24 27 10 51
M. Scheifele 76 14 32 9 46
D. Byfuglien 67 18 27 6 45
D. Stafford 70 16 25 -15 41
M. Frolik 76 17 23 4 40
M. Perreault 57 18 18 3 36
J. Tlusty 66 14 15 -19 29
T. Myers 66 7 19 -9 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
O. Pavelec 19 15 7 .917 2.39
M. Hutchinson 20 10 5 .913 2.43
 
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