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Jets' Josh Morrissey: Good to go
Morrissey (lower body) is back to full health after being injured during Winnipeg's first-round playoff series against Vegas, Aaron Vickers of NHL.com reports.
Morrissey sat out the final two contests of the series after suffering a lower-body injury in the first period of a 5-4 double-overtime loss to the Golden Knights in Game 3. He told NHL.com on Saturday that he is "100 percent ready to go" and there are "no lingering issues at all." Morrissey broke out offensively last season with 16 goals and 76 points in 78 games. He should have another productive year in 2023-24 despite Winnipeg's roster undergoing plenty of changes during the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Done for first-round series
Morrissey (lower body) will not return before the end of Winnipeg's first-round series against Vegas, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Morrissey logged just 1:14 of ice time Saturday before exiting the contest. He was a huge part of Winnipeg's defense during the regular season, providing 16 goals, 76 points, 89 hits and 119 blocks in 78 outings while averaging 24:14. Dylan Samberg, who averaged 14:11 over the first two playoff contests this year, might be asked to do more in Morrissey's absence.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Won't return Saturday
Morrissey suffered a lower-body injury in the first period Saturday versus Vegas, and he will not return.
Morrissey left the game after seeing just 1:14 of action. The star defenseman had an assist in his first two games of the playoffs after an outstanding regular season in which he had 16 goals and 76 points in 78 games. Consider him day-to-day at this time, as his status for Game 4 on Monday is up in the air.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Posts helper in Game 1 win
Morrissey notched an assist, three blocked shots and two hits in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Golden Knights in Game 1.
Morrissey helped out on Kyle Connor's opening tally in the second period. The 28-year-old had seven points over his last five regular-season contests, and Morrissey's not cooling off to enter the postseason. He more than doubled his career-best in points with 76 in 78 appearances during 2022-23, so he'll continue to be an important part of the Jets' offense and defense.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Good to go
Morrissey (rest) is expected to play in Game 1 against Vegas on Tuesday, John Lu of TSN reports.
Morrissey sat out Winnipeg's regular-season finale for some rest prior to the start of the playoffs. He wrapped up the 2022-23 campaign with 16 goals, 76 points, 119 blocked shots and 89 hits in 78 appearances. Morrissey is slated to open the postseason on the top defense pairing and the first power-play combination.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Sitting Thursday
Morrissey will be a healthy scratch versus Colorado on Thursday, Jeff Hamilton of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Morrissey will end the season with 16 goals and 60 assists, both career highs. He smashed his previous record of 37 points, set last season, as he more than doubled it in the 2022-23 campaign. Morrissey should receive plenty of Norris Trophy consideration as the NHL's top defenseman this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Leads Jets with three-point effort
Morrissey scored a goal and registered two assists in the Jets' 6-2 win over San Jose on Monday.
This is the fifth time Morrissey has recorded at least three points in 2022-23. Those occasional offensive outbursts are just one aspect of what has been a breakout campaign for him. Through 77 contests this season, Morrissey has 16 goals and 75 points. That more than doubles his previous career high of 37 points, which was set in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Supplies two points in return
Morrissey (illness) registered two assists in a 6-1 victory over New Jersey on Sunday.
Morrissey didn't play Friday because of the illness. He went right back to work Sunday, recording a plus-2 rating, a shot, a hit and three blocks in 21:19 of ice time in addition to supplying the two helpers. Morrissey is up to 15 goals, 71 points, 84 hits and 116 blocks in 74 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Likely playing Sunday
Morrissey (illness) is expected to suit up Sunday against the Devils, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Morrissey missed Friday's matchup with Detroit and isn't expected to skate Saturday, but he should be available to play Sunday. The Norris Trophy candidate is riding a five-game scoreless streak during which he's posted a minus-4 rating with four PIM.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Out Friday
Morrissey (undisclosed) will not suit up Friday against Detroit, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Winnipeg was expected to have a player be a game-time call and it seems that it was Morrissey. The 28-year-old missed two games earlier this month with a lower-body injury and it's unclear if his absence Friday is related. He has 69 points through 73 games on the year, but he's been held scoreless in five straight appearances. Logan Stanley will dress Friday.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Will play Thursday
Morrissey (lower body) will return to the lineup versus Boston on Thursday, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Morrissey has sat out the last two games but will be back and quarterback the top power play. Morrissey is having an outstanding season, scoring a career-high 15 times and adding 52 assists, also a career high.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Unavailable Tuesday
Morrissey (lower body) won't play Tuesday versus the Hurricanes, Mitchell Clinton of the Jets' official site reports.
Morrissey will miss his second straight game after suffering the injury Saturday in Florida. Kyle Capobianco will draw into the lineup to cover for Morrissey's absence.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Game-time decision
Morrissey (lower body) will be a game-time decision Tuesday against Carolina, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Morrissey stayed out for extra work at Tuesday's morning skate after taking line rushes alongside Neal Pionk. The former sat out Sunday's 3-2 win over Tampa Bay after leaving Saturday's 5-4 overtime victory over Florida early in the third period. If Morrissey can't play, Kyle Capobianco will be in the lineup.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: May be back Tuesday
Morrissey (lower body) might be available to return Tuesday against Carolina, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
As expected, Morrissey won't play Sunday versus Tampa Bay after leaving Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over Florida early in the third period. He has racked up 15 goals, 67 points, 140 shots on net, 102 blocks and 78 hits in 66 games this season. Morrissey will be replaced in the lineup by Dylan Samberg on Sunday against the Lightning.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Unlikely to play Sunday
Morrissey sustained an undisclosed injury Saturday versus the Panthers and probably won't play Sunday versus the Lightning, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Morrissey left for the locker room late in the second period, took one shift in the third and then did not return. The 27-year-old defenseman has been one of the Jets' best players with 67 points through 66 contests, so his potential absence will be massive for team and fantasy players alike. Dylan Samberg could enter the lineup in place of Morrissey, while Neal Pionk and Nate Schmidt would be most likely to absorb his power-play minutes.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Contributes three points Saturday
Morrissey scored two goals and registered an assist in Winnipeg's 7-5 victory over Edmonton on Saturday.
Morrissey's second marker was scored on the power play and proved to be the game-winner. He has 15 goals and 66 points in 63 contests this season. Morrissey is on a roll with four goals and seven points over his last three games.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Provides four points Tuesday
Morrissey contributed two goals and two assists in the Jets' 6-5 shootout loss to the Kings on Tuesday.
This is the third time in 2022-23 that Morrissey has scored a pair of goals, and it's the most points that he's recorded in a single game this season. The 27-year-old entered Tuesday's action working through a bit of an offensively quiet stretch with no goals and three assists over his previous six games. Morrissey has 13 goals and 63 points in 61 contests in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: Dishes two assists in win
Morrissey notched a pair of assists, including one on the power play, in Monday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.
Morrissey also went plus-2 with two hits in the contest. He's notched three goals and four helpers over his last six games. The 27-year-old set the Jets/Thrashers franchise record for points in a single season by a defenseman with this effort. He's now at 11 goals, 47 helpers, 115 shots on net, 70 hits, 84 blocked shots and a plus-9 rating through 57 appearances in what's been a massive career year for the Alberta native.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Josh Morrissey: One of each Saturday
Morrissey scored a goal on two shots, dished an assist, went plus-2, added three hits and blocked three shots in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.
Morrissey recorded a multi-point game on each side of the All-Star Game, which he also attended. The 27-year-old defenseman continues to defy the preseason projections with 11 goals and 44 helpers through 53 appearances in a remarkable campaign thus far. He's added 101 shots on net, 66 hits, 77 blocked shots, 27 PIM and a plus-9 rating while establishing himself as one of the best blueliners in the NHL.... See More ... See Less
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