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Western Central Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
28-13-9 65
31-18-1 63
26-17-4 56
26-18-3 55
24-18-6 54
23-23-3 49
16-28-5 37
15-28-4 34

2022 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 4 6 2 16:57 40

Top Josh Manson News

  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Not expected until after break

    Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar said Monday that Manson (lower body) is "probably not" an option to play before the All-Star break, Evan Rawal of Colorado Hockey Now reports.

    Manson hasn't played since Dec. 1 and will miss at least three more games. Bednar said both Manson and Cale Makar (upper body) will benefit from additional down time. Manson's injury has left Colorado without its biggest blueline enforcer.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Will travel with team

    Manson (lower body) will travel with the Avalanche for the team's upcoming three-game road trip, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.

    Although Manson will make the trip, he's not expected to be ready to return until after the All-Star break. The 31-year-old defender, who's picked up six points through 21 contests this season, hasn't played since Dec. 1 due to a lower-body injury.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Begins skating Tuesday

    Manson (lower body) will skate for the first time Tuesday, Avalanche freelance writer Adrian Dater reports.

    Manson is expected to miss at least another week based on his initial recovery timeline. The blueliner has already been out of action for the last 15 games dating back to Dec. 1 versus Buffalo. Once cleared to play, Manson could offer decent fantasy upside after registering four points in his last seven games before getting hurt.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Expected to miss a month

    Manson (lower body) is expected to be out of action for a month, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar told Ryan Boulding of on Wednesday.

    Manson left Colorado's 6-4 win against Buffalo on Dec. 1 in the second period because of the injury. He has two goals and six points in 21 games in 2022-23. With Manson unavailable, Andreas Englund drew into the lineup for the Avalanche's last two games.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Week-to-week

    Manson (lower body) is week-to-week and has been placed on injured reserve, Avalanche play-by-play announcer Conor McGahey reports.

    Manson was injured in the second period Thursday against the Sabres and did not return. He has two goals and six points in 21 games. The Avalanche recalled defenseman Andreas Englund on Friday from AHL Colorado to replace Manson on the big club's roster.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Misses third period Thursday

    Manson (undisclosed) did not play in the third period Thursday against Buffalo, Adrian Dater of reports.

    Manson only played 10:17 in the 6-4 win. The defenseman has two goals and six points in 21 games, as well as 40 PIM. The Avalanche recalled Andreas Englund on Friday, so consider Manson day-to-day at this time.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Fills stat sheet

    Manson scored a goal on five shots, dished an assist and went plus-2 in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Stars.

    Manson's tally at 13:51 of the first period held up as the game-winner, and he also assisted Andrew Cogliano's insurance marker in the third. In addition to his first multi-point effort of the season, Manson added six PIM, four hits and two blocked shots to provide some physical play. The 31-year-old blueliner plays more of a defensive role, so offense isn't expected from him often. He's at two goals, four helpers, 29 shots on net, 38 PIM, 42 hits and 20 blocked shots in 19 appearances.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Logs assist in win

    Manson had an assist, one shot on net and three blocked shots over 18:57 of ice time in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Capitals.

    It may have been one of the easiest points Manson will ever log. He slipped a pass to Nathan MacKinnon, who deked several defenders for the Avalanche's second goal. It was the second straight game with a point for Manson, who has one goal and three assists over 16 games.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Records assist in OT win

    Manson had an assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Hurricanes.

    Manson found Alex Newhook behind the Carolina defenders which led to Colorado's second goal. It was just the third point of the season for Manson. The Avalanche have several offensive contributors on their blue line, so Manson plays a more traditional defensive role for Colorado.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Logs seven hits in win

    Manson delivered seven hits and blocked three shots over 18:14 of ice time in Thursday's 5-3 win over Nashville.

    Manson's known for his grit on the blue line, averaging 2.41 hits per game over his nine-plus NHL seasons, and leads Colorado with 29 hits over 12 contests. After coming over from Anaheim in 2021-22, the 31-year-old defenseman logged 63 hits over 22 regular-season games then added another 50 in the playoffs.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Finds twine in win

    Manson scored a goal on three shots, levied three hits and added two PIM in Monday's 6-3 win over the Wild.

    Manson's tally 2:02 into the third period stood as the game-winning goal. The 31-year-old defenseman typically brings more physicality than offense. He posted 16 points in 67 games between the Avalanche and the Ducks last season. Through three outings this year, he's racked up four shots on net, nine hits, nine PIM and an even plus-minus rating in a bottom-four role.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Re-ups with Colorado

    Manson signed a four-year, $18 million contract extension with the Avalanche on Wednesday, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports.

    Manson drew into 67 regular-season games split between the Ducks and the Avalanche in 2021-22, picking up 16 points, 70 blocks and 116 hits while averaging 18:59 of ice time over that span. The 30-year-old defender should continue to produce moderate offensive numbers and respectable hit totals for the duration of his new contract.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Records helper in Game 6

    Manson logged an assist, three blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.

    Manson helped out on Artturi Lehkonen's second-period goal, which ended up clinching the Stanley Cup for the Avalanche. A trade-deadline addition from the Ducks, Manson was sturdy with eight points, 50 hits, 25 blocked shots and a plus-6 rating in 20 playoff contests. The 30-year-old is a pending unrestricted free agent coming off a four-year deal that paid him $4.1 million annually, though he might command a slight raise given his newfound championship pedigree.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Contributes goal in blowout

    Manson scored a goal on three shots, levied five hits and went plus-3 in Saturday's 7-0 win over the Lightning in Game 2.

    Manson joined an odd-man rush and converted on a pass from Andrew Cogliano for the Avalanche's second goal. While he's often been more of a grinder on the blue line, Manson is up to three goals and four assists through 16 playoff contests, showing that he's got some skills on offense. The 30-year-old defenseman has added 42 hits, 18 blocked shots, 35 shots on net and a plus-4 rating in a top-four role.

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  • Avalanche's Josh Manson: Nets second playoff goal

    Manson scored a goal on four shots and blocked three shots in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Oilers in Game 2.

    Manson tallied just 15 seconds after Artturi Lehkonen put the Avalanche on the board in the second period, and they easily controlled the game from there. This was a positive bounce-back for Manson, who went minus-4 in the series opener Tuesday. The 30-year-old blueliner is up to two goals, four assists, 26 shots on net, 29 hits, 12 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in 12 playoff outings.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 218 lbs
Birthplace: Hinsdale, IL
Age: 31
Experience: 8
Shoots: Right