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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Joseph Morrow

Thursday, 06.9.2011 / 2:30 PM ET / 2011 NHL Draft
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2011 NHL Draft Profile: Joseph Morrow
Leading up to the 2011 draft, Flordiapanthers.com will be highlighting some of the top prospects to look out for. At number 3, the Panthers have a lot of players to choose from. What direction and who will they pick?

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JOSEPH MORROW
#12 North American Skater
Portland, WHL
 
Position: Defenseman Shoots: Left
Height: 6'0" Weight: 197
Born: 12/09/92 Born In: Edmonton, AB
   
THE SKINNY:
Joseph Morrow led the Portland defense this season with 49 points, surpassing his total from last year by 18 points, helping him to a 12th place ranking C.S.S.'s final rankings for North American skaters. In the postseason, Morrow finished second among all defenseman with 20 points in 21 games.

Morrow’s father Dave was drafted by Vancouver in the 1977 amateur draft and played in the World Hockey Association. Joseph’s brother Josh was drafted by Nashville in 2002, and his uncle played hockey at the University of Denver.   

NHL Central Scouting's B.J. MacDonald: "He might be one of the most overlooked defensemen in the draft this year because everyone is so busy watching the top forwards in Portland. He's a very smart player. He recognizes when to jump into the play and almost does it effortlessly, so that's a nice little component to his game that I think is overlooked. He's a smart player and the puck is always on the tape. He'll surprise a lot of people in the draft."
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NHL Team: Edmonton Oilers
NHL Player: Brent Seabrook
Shootout Move: "Fake shot, then backhand"
Movie: Inception
Video Game: Call of Duty
Breakfast Food: Eggs Benedict
Superhero: Superman


STATS:
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Portland WHL 63 7 24 31 59
2010-11 Portland WHL 60 9 40 49 67

NEWS:
Morrow Grabs Own Share Of Attention In Portland
(05.25.11) The Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League aren't the only team with a plethora of draft-eligible talent waiting to be selected.

Don't overlook the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League. In addition to forwards Sven Baertschi and Ty Rattie, defenseman Joseph Morrow is a prime candidate to hear his name announced in the opening round of the 2011 Entry Draft, on June 24, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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