Josh Manson (born October 7, 1991) is an American-born Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League (NHL). Manson was selected by the 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|
160th overall, 2011|
Manson was born in the Chicago suburb of Hinsdale, Illinois, where his father had played for the Chicago Blackhawks. Manson was born days after his father was traded 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 and Canada before his family settled in Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan, following his father's retirement.
Manson played three seasons of NCAA Division I hockey with Northeastern University, 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, he signed a four-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
- "Ducks Sign Defenseman Josh Manson to Two-Year Entry Level Contract". Anaheim Ducks. March 25, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Anaheim Ducks sign Northeastern's Josh Manson". SB Nation College Hockey. March 25, 2014. Retrieved March 25, 2014.
- "Ducks Sign Manson to Four-Year Contract Extension". NHL.com. October 4, 2017. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
- "League Announces All-Star Teams". Hockey East. March 15, 2014. Retrieved March 15, 2014.
- "Hockey East names All-Rookie team, seven individual awards". USCHO.com. March 19, 2014. Retrieved March 19, 2014.