21-Year-Old Defenseman – Boston Bruins
Joe Morrow Contract Information:
Signed a three-year, entry-level contract in August of 2011.
Morrow potted his first career goal in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Penguins.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Morrow, who was the 23rd overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, projects as a mobile two-way blueliner at the NHL level, but the Bruins have enough depth on defense to bring the 20-year-old along slowly. He was traded to Boston as part of the seven-player deal that sent Tyler Seguin to the Stars.
Morrow nearly broke camp with the Penguins last year straight from the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL. Morrow has tons of offensive potential and doesn't shy away from contact. In his third full WHL campaign, the 19-year-old defenseman scored 17 goals and 64 points in 62 games while also compiling 99 penalty minutes. Morrow carried his strong play over into the postseason, netting four goals and 17 points in 22 contests. Based upon experience, Morrow probably sits behind only Simon Despres as a young defender who figures to help Pittsburgh in 2012-13. Morrow excels on the power play and makes for a great pick in fantasy hockey, especially in keeper leagues.
Pittsburgh's 2011 first-round draft choice, Morrow will likely turn pro in the next couple seasons. Given the lack of top flight forward prospects within the system, Morrow's selection came as a bit of a surprise, given the team didn't have draft picks in the third or fourth round. Morrow is not seen as an offensive blueliner, but rather a two-way rearguard. As a result, there's no reason to rush out and buy him in keeper leagues.