Josh Manson is a right shot defenseman for the Anaheim Ducks. At 25, soon to be 26, Manson has just completed his second full season for the Ducks.
His scoring numbers, like Dano and McNabb don’t jump off the page at you. He scored five goal and 17 points last season and five goals and 15 points the season preceding it.
However, like Dano and McNabb, Manson is a young, cost-controlled player. He is signed only through next season at an $825k cap hit.
Unlike Dano and McNabb, he is a coveted right shot defenseman.
With rumblings around the league that the Ducks have a deal in place to protect Sami Vatanen, Manson seems like he is in a prime position to be selected by Las Vegas.
Based on his handedness and higher offensive upside, Manson is likely to cost more than McNabb. A package might consist of picks and prospects or a depth roster player and a draft pick or prospect.
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