Defenceman Josh Morrissey signs eight-year extension with Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg Jets star Josh Morrissey is planning on wearing Winnipeg Jets colours for a long time.The defenceman, drafted 13th overall by the team in the 2013 NHL Draft, signed an eight-year extension with the Jets with an average annual value of $6.25 million.READ MORE: Winnipeg Jets, including Josh Morrissey, ready to take on St. Louis BluesMorrissey, 24, is headed into his fourth full season with the Jets after setting career highs in assists, points and ice time last season.The 6’0″, 195 lb Calgary native was the recipient of the team’s Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy in 2018-19 for his perseverance, dedication and hard work.#NHLJets announced have agreed to terms with defenceman Josh Morrissey on an eight-year contract.Morrissey, 24, played in his third full season in 2018-19, setting career highs in assists (25), points (31), and time on ice (22:24).DETAILS ➡️ https://t.co/foXBMvKFbS pic.twitter.com/0NqnPSm9KN— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) September 12, 2019
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