Josh Manson (born October 7, 1991) is an American-born Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Manson was selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the sixth round (160th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He is the son of former longtime NHL defenceman, Dave Manson.
Manson as a member of the Norfolk Admirals.
October 7, 1991 |
Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|NHL team||Anaheim Ducks|
|NHL Draft||160th overall, 2011
Manson was born in the Chicago suburb of Hinsdale, Illinois, where his father had been a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. Manson was born days after his father was dealt to the Edmonton Oilers, prior to the start of the 1991-92 NHL season. As a result of his father's career, Manson grew up in various cities in both the United States & Canada, before his family settled in Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan, following the latter's retirement.
Manson played three seasons of NCAA Division I hockey with the Northeastern Huskies men's ice hockey team, where in his Junior year his outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected as Hockey East's best defensive defenseman and was named to the 2013–14 Hockey East Second All-Star Team.
On March 25, 2014, forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility, Manson signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). On October 4, 2017, Manson signed a 4-year contract extension with the Ducks.
|2008–09||Prince Albert Mintos||SMHL||40||19||16||35||64||3||1||0||1||4|
|2008–09||Flin Flon Bombers||SJHL||2||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Salmon Arm Silverbacks||BCHL||54||10||14||24||75||6||1||0||1||15|
|2010–11||Salmon Arm Silverbacks||BCHL||57||12||35||47||80||14||2||7||9||15|
Awards and honoursEdit
|Hockey East Second All-Star Team||2013–14|||
|Hockey East Best Defensive Defenseman||2013–14|||
- "Ducks Sign Defenseman Josh Manson to Two-Year Entry Level Contract". Anaheim Ducks. 2014-03-25. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
- "Anaheim Ducks sign Northeastern's Josh Manson". SB Nation College Hockey. 2014-03-25. Retrieved 2014-03-25.
- "Ducks Sign Manson to Four-Year Contract Extension". NHL.com. October 4, 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
- "League Announces All-Star Teams". Hockey East. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-15.
- "Hockey East names All-Rookie team, seven individual awards". USCHO.com. 2014-03-19. Retrieved 2014-03-19.