Manson was traded by ducks to avalanches

On Monday, Josh Manson was traded by the Anaheim Ducks to the Colorado avalanches in exchange for defender drew hollison and the second round of the 2023 NHL draft.
The 30-year-old defender is in the final season of a four-year contract worth $16.4 million (average annual value of $4.1 million). He signed a contract with the ducks on October 4, 2017 and can become an unrestricted free agent on July 13. He has scored 9 points (4 goals and 5 assists) in 45 games this season, ranking third with 116 hits.
Manson was selected by Anaheim in the sixth round of the 2011 NHL draft (160th), scoring 113 points (26 goals and 87 assists) in 453 regular season games and 3 assists in 22 Stanley Cup playoffs.
“We thank Josh Manson and wish him all the best. He is a cheerful man and a player who will help Colorado through the difficulties,” said Pat Welbeck, general manager of the ducks. “We are pleased to welcome drew helleson to the organization. He is a top defender of his age, has participated in major competitions on the international stage of the Olympic Games and recently won the gold medal of the World Junior Championship.”
Helleson, who will turn 21 on March 26, was selected by Colorado in the second round (No. 47) of the 2019 NHL draft. He scored 46 points (9 goals and 37 assists) in 82 games in three seasons at Boston College, of which 25 points (4 goals and 21 assists) were 32 games in his junior year of this season.
Colorado (42-13-5) beat Calgary flame 3-0 on Sunday, leading the flame by 10 points and winning the first place in the West.
Anaheim (27-25-10) has lost four consecutive games (0-3-1) and is four points behind the Las Vegas golden Cavaliers in his second wild card to enter the playoffs in the West.