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Josh Manson

Born:October 7, 1991Draft:2011 Ducks #160 Overall
Hometown:Hinsdale, ILPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Canada/USACurrent Team:Colorado Avalanche

Joshua David Manson (born October 7, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the Colorado Avalanche 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 played three seasons of NCAA Division I hockey with Northeastern University, wherein his outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected as HE Best Defensive Defenseman and was named to the 2013–14 Hockey East Second All-Star Team.

Colorado Avalanche Celebrate
Nazem Kadri, Josh Manson, Samuel Girard and Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche celebrate Manson’s game-winning goal against the St. Louis Blues in Game One of the Second Round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs (Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Josh Manson Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
March 14, 2022Second-Round Draft Pick (2023)
Drew Helleson

Deeper Dive


  • Stanley Cup Champion (2022)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Best Defensive Defenseman (2014)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team (2014)