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March 26, 2014

Ducks Ink Defenseman Josh Manson to Two-Year Entry Level Contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday that the team has inked defenseman Josh Manson to a two-year entry level contract and have assigned him to Norfolk.

Manson, 22, played three seasons at Northeastern University from 2011-2014. He recorded six goals and 15 assists for 21 points and also logged 158 penalty minutes in 99 career games with Northeastern.

Anaheim drafted the Prince Albert, Saskatchewan native in 2011 in the sixth round of the NHL Entry Draft. Additionally, Manson scored 22 goals and 49 assists along with 155 penalty minutes in 111 games with Salmon Arm of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) before heading to Northeastern.

The 6-3, 223-pound defenseman was named to the 2013-14 Hockey East Second Team and also the Best Defensive Defenseman. Northeastern went 19-14-4 this season with Manson as their captain.

Next Home Game & Promotions: The Admirals host East-Division opponent Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a two-game weekend series this Friday and Saturday at Scope. Friday's game at 7:30 p.m. features an Admirals BB&T Hat Giveaway during Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Night. Saturday night is Operation Smile Night and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Night. Game time is set for 7:15 p.m. with a Post Game Skate With The Admirals following the game.

Game tickets are now on sale, and are available through the Norfolk Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at

For 10-packs, or discounted group tickets stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, or call (757) 640-1212 Office hours are Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fans can also visit us online at

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