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2021-22 Jets Report Cards: Josh Morrissey

The Winnipeg Jets’ 2021-22 season was a disappointment, as they came into the season considered a Stanley Cup contender but drastically underperformed, finishing sixth in the Central Division and well out of the playoff picture. In this series, we’ll take a look back on the season, player-by-player, and grade...
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Jets’ Josh Morrissey nominated for 2021-22 King Clancy Memorial Trophy

The Winnipeg Jets may have missed the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, however, defenceman Josh Morrissey continues to pile up the award nominations from this past season. On Wednesday, the National Hockey League revealed its 32 nominees for the 2021-22 King Clancy Memorial Trophy, which included Morrissey. Each year, this prestigious trophy is awarded to the skater who best showcases his leadership and also makes significant contributions off the ice.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Sets new career highs

Morrissey registered personal bests in goals (12), points (37) and power-play points (15) in 79 games this year. Morrissey scored as many goals as the rest of the Jets' blue line combined while also leading the way in points. Looking ahead to next season, Morrissey and Neal Pionk should continue to serve as the two offensive drivers on Winnipeg's power-play units while providing solid fantasy value.
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Jets’ Josh Morrissey nominated for the 2021-22 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Recognized for his remarkable efforts, Morrissey, 27, is currently enjoying the best statistical performance of his seven-year NHL career. The 6-foot-0, 195-pound blueliner has set new career-highs in goals (12), points (35) and average ice-time (23:43 minutes per game). Additionally, he’s also posted 168 shots on goal, 150 hits, 100...
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Josh Morrissey Named Winnipeg Chapter Masterton Nominee

Defenceman Josh Morrissey has been named the Winnipeg Jets’ Masterton Trophy nominee for the 2021-22 season. On Monday, it was announced by the Jets that the 27-year-old blueliner was the selection brought forward out of the Winnipeg Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association in time for the joint league release.
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Josh Morrissey named Masterton nominee

Masterton Trophy is awarded annually to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. WINNIPEG, April 25, 2022 - The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is proud to announce that defenceman Josh Morrissey has been named the team's nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy by the Winnipeg chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association (PHWA). The Masterton Trophy is awarded annually by the National Hockey League to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Logs assist in victory

Morrissey registered an assist in Sunday's 4-1 victory over Colorado. Morrissey assisted on Adam Lowry's game-tying goal in the third period. The 27-year-old blueliner extended his career-high point total to 35, with 12 goals and 23 assists. Morrissey has averaged 23:43 of ice time while adding 150 hits and 100 blocked shots on Winnipeg's top pairing.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Records assist

Morrissey notched an assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Monday's 4-2 win over the Canadiens. Morrissey helped out on Adam Lowry's empty-net goal. The 27-year-old Morrissey has earned four assists in eight games since his last goal. He's enjoyed a steady year on offense with 33 points, 161 shots on net and a minus-3 rating through 71 appearances. The veteran defenseman has also chipped in 145 hits, 97 blocked shots and 58 PIM, showing doesn't shy away from the physical elements of the game.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Sets career high in points

Morrissey posted an assist, three shots on goal, three hits, two blocked shots and two PIM in Friday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Avalanche. Morrissey played a big role in getting this game to overtime. He set up a Mark Scheifele tally to spark a third-period comeback, then blocked a shot off the line to keep things in range. Morrissey has earned two goals and three assists in his last eight appearances while playing big minutes defensively. The 27-year-old blueliner has a career-high 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists) with 158 shots on net, 139 hits, 92 blocked shots, 58 PIM and a minus-5 rating through 69 contests.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Gathers helper in overtime win

Morrissey notched an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over the Coyotes. Morrissey had the secondary helper on Mark Scheifele's game-winning goal with 10 seconds left in overtime. In his last 11 games, Morrissey has stepped up with eight points, 34 shots and 20 hits. The 26-year-old blueliner has reached the 30-point mark for the third time in his career and needs just two more points to set a new career high. He's added 145 shots, 123 hits, 83 blocked shots, 56 PIM and a plus-1 rating through 64 appearances in a top-four role.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Nets power-play marker

Morrissey scored a power-play goal on four shots, added six PIM, blocked shots and doled out two hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets. Morrissey's tally late in the second period nearly held up as the game-winner until Oliver Bjorkstrand tied the game at 3-3 with 14 seconds left in regulation. With four goals, one assist, 16 PIM, 13 hits, 11 blocked shots and a plus-5 rating in his last six outings, Morrissey has been productive in a variety of ways for fantasy managers. The 26-year-old defenseman is up to 11 tallies, 29 points, 142 shots, 121 hits, 83 blocks at 56 PIM through 63 contests overall.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Bulges twine in win

Morrissey scored a goal on five shots, went plus-4 and blocked two shots in Sunday's 6-4 win over the Blackhawks. Morrissey has picked up five points through 10 games in March, though he's only gotten on the scoresheet in three contests. The 26-year-old defenseman's tally Sunday stood as the game-winner, his third such goal this season. Overall, he's at nine tallies, 27 points, 134 shots on net, 113 hits, 75 blocked shots, 50 PIM and a minus-4 rating in 60 outings. He remains on track for a career year on offense.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Pots fifth power-play tally

Morrissey scored a power-play goal to go with an assist and four shots in Tuesday's 7-3 win over the Golden Knights. Morrissey took a while to join in on the fun but still ended up with a productive performance as Winnipeg's offense piled up goals. He set up Mark Scheifele for the Jets' fifth goal late in the second, then gave Winnipeg a 6-3 lead with his eighth goal of the season in the third. Five of those eight goals have come on the power play.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Mixed results Friday

Morrissey logged an assist, three shots on goal, three blocked shots, four PIM and a minus-4 rating in Friday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche. Morrissey set up Evgeny Svechnikov's first-period tally. Despite getting on the scoresheet for the first time in three games, it was a rough showing for Morrissey as the Avalanche did most of their damage with him on the ice. The defenseman has 22 points in 49 contests, surpassing his 56-game output from last season. He's added 98 shots on net, 98 hits, 64 blocked shots, 34 PIM and a minus-8 rating in 2021-22.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Targeting Tuesday return

Morrissey (COVID-19 protocols) could be an option for Tuesday's matchup with the Flyers, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports. Based on his timeline, Morrissey will miss out versus the Blues on Saturday which will leave the Jets extremely thin on the blue line considering Dylan DeMelo (lower body), Nathan Beaulieu (lower body) and Logan Stanley (lower body) are all unavailable. Youngsters Declan Chisholm and Johnny Kovacevic figure to be added to the active roster prior to puck drop to fill out the third pairing. Once cleared to play, Morrissey figures to get back to averaging over 22 minutes per night and should reclaim his spot on the power play.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Enters protocols

Morrissey was placed in the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Tuesday. Morrissey will need to return two negative tests before he can be cleared to return. Ville Heinola will likely take his place in the lineup for Tuesday's game versus the Panthers.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Serves pair of helpers

Morrissey provided two assists in a 5-2 loss to the Predators on Thursday. Morrissey helped on both goals in this one, including an assist on the power play to Pierre-Luc Dubois in the second period. The defenseman has now put up double-digit assists in each of his six full seasons in the NHL, with five goals and 11 assists in 36 contests this season.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Posts helper Tuesday

Morrissey recorded an assist, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and two hits in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Coyotes. Morrissey set up Evgeny Svechnikov for the opening tally at 17:34 of the first period. Since the Jets' schedule resumed, Morrissey has three assists in two games. The defenseman is up to 14 points, 64 shots on net, 63 hits, 39 blocked shots and a plus-3 rating. His well-rounded production makes him a solid depth option for fantasy blue lines.
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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Records pair of assists Sunday

Morrissey logged two assists, six hits, two blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-4 overtime win over the Golden Knights. Morrissey's helpers were big, as he set up Paul Stastny for a go-ahead goal in the third period and then found Kyle Connor for the game-winner in overtime. Morrissey has a goal and three assists in his last four outings. The 26-year-old blueliner is up to 13 points, 61 shots on net, 61 hits, 36 blocked shots, a plus-2 rating and 18 PIM in 31 outings overall. He should continue to see top-four usage, though he's a bit stronger in the physical categories than as a scorer.
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