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Josh Morrissey voted as Winnipeg Jets Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominee

The Jets Dman is a well deserving recipient of this nomination.

It is not hard to understand why Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey was just named the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominee for Winnipeg. The award is given to the player who “best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship, dedication to hockey”. May as well have his picture up beside this description.

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

This is a local nomination. Here is the full list of all 32 nominees from across the NHL.

For more insight into what Morrissey dealt with and why he would be nominated check out these articles:

Winnipeg Sun: Morrissey earns Winnipeg Jets Masterton nomination.

Winnipeg Free Press: Josh Morrissey’s most difficult season filled with joy, dedication learned from his late dad. (Paywall).

The Athletic Winnipeg: Josh Morrissey’s hardest loss: How cherished moments with dying father transformed Jets star. (Paywall).