The Avalanche have traded for defenseman Josh Manson from the Anaheim Ducks.

The Avs are sending a 2023 second-round draft pick and prospect Drew Helleson back to Anaheim for Manson.

The Ducks are retaining 50 percent of Manson’s salary.

Listen to “Trading For Josh Manson” on Spreaker.

Aarif Deen
 is our Colorado Avalanche beat reporter. He covers Avs games live from Ball Arena and attends practices, media availabilities and other events pertaining to the Avs on the daily beat. He is also a co-host of Hockey Mountain High: Your go-to Avalanche Podcast. Deen joined Mile High Sports upon completion of his bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s in business administration from the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Before Mile High Sports, Deen worked for the Michigan Wolverines Athletics Department as the assistant sports information director.

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