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Roman Josi | Defenseman | #59

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 201
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (38) / NAS
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Roman Josi extended his point streak to four games on Monday night.
Josi recorded two assists in a 5-3 win over Winnipeg. He has accounted for one goal and five helpers during his scoring spree. Josi has 14 points in 17 matches this campaign. Nov 21 - 11:34 AM

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Roman Josi scored a goal and an assist in a 5-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

Josi was given way too much time by the Ducks, leaving the Predators defenseman to pick his corner and fire the puck by Gibson for his fourth goal of the year. Since returning from his lower-body injury, Josi has picked up eight points in eight games. His point total has reached eight in 10 games.
Nov 4 - 12:43 AM

Roman Josi scored Nashville's only goal in a 4-1 loss to San Jose on Wednesday night.

The Predators only had 11 five-on-five shots against the Sharks in the contest and Josi's goal was one of them. He has collected three goals and six points in nine games this year.
Nov 2 - 10:49 AM

Roman Josi collected a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Calgary Flames.

Josi and the Predators did all of their damage in the first period and on the man-advantage. The Preds defender registered the primary assist on Filip Forsberg's goal before adding one of his own just over a minute later. On the down side, Josi was on the ice for both of Calgary's goals in the third frame. Josi finished the night with a minus-2 rating and four shots on goal in 27 minutes of ice time. He has two goals and three assists in six games.
Oct 25 - 12:52 AM

Roman Josi picked up a goal and an assist in Nashville's 4-1 win over Colorado on Tuesday night.

This was Josi's first game back in the lineup after he missed three games with a lower-body injury. His power play goal at the 13:30 mark of the second period made it 2-1 for Nashville. Josi also helped set up Colton Sissons' goal later on in the period to make it 3-1 for the Predators. Josi finished the game with a plus-1 rating, two penalty minutes, seven shots on goal and one hit in 22:30 of ice time. These were Josi's first two points of the 2017-18 season.
Oct 17 - 11:04 PM

Roman Josi (lower body) is expected to be in the lineup for Tuesday's game against Colorado.

Josi has missed each of the last three games because of the injury. The Predators defenseman is paired with Mattias Ekholm in the pre-game warmup. He has no points and a minus-3 rating in two games this season.
Oct 17 - 7:42 PM

Roman Josi (lower body) skated on Monday at practice.

Josi has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury. He is still listed as day-to-day. The Predators host Colorado on Tuesday and it's unclear if Josi will be back in the lineup for that matchup at this time.
Oct 16 - 4:41 PM

Roman Josi is skating with his teammates, but it still isn't clear if he will return tonight against Chicago.

Josi skated on Thursday but still wasn't fit to play against the Stars. His status will likely be updated when head coach Peter Laviolette speaks to the media.
Oct 14 - 12:43 PM

Roman Josi (lower body) took part in Friday's practice.

It's not yet known if Josi will be available on Saturday, but it wouldn't be surprising given that he also skated on Thursday. He has no points and two PIM in two contests in 2017-18.
Oct 13 - 1:53 PM

Roman Josi (lower body) skated with the Predators on Thursday.

Josi still probably won't play on Thursday, but at least this is a step in the right direction. He has no points and two penalty minutes in two games this season.
Oct 12 - 12:06 PM

Roman Josi won't play in Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Josi was a game-time decision, but he's been battling a lower-body injury. He's considered day-to-day at this point. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Predators make one available. Samuel Girard is expected to take his place in the lineup.
Oct 10 - 7:34 PM

Roman Josi (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.

Josi didn't take part in the morning skate and he skipped Monday's session for maintenance. He seems unlikely to play because Samuel Girard will make his NHL debut.
Oct 10 - 12:01 PM

Roman Josi has been named the Predators' eighth captain in franchise history.

Josi is also the second Swiss-born captain in league history. He has led the Predators in ice time per game in each of the past three years. Josi accounted for 12 goals and 49 points in 72 matches last season. Nashville also announced that Ryan Ellis will serve as "associate captain," while Ryan Johansen, Filip Forsberg and Mattias Ekholm will be alternate captains.

Roman Josi is a strong candidate to be Nashville's next captain.

Josi was a full-time alternate captain last season. The 27-year-old defender has led the Predators in ice time per game in each of the past three years. Josi has played 406 career games with Nashville and he has 52 matches of playoff experience. Ryan Johansen, Ryan Ellis and P.K. Subban could also wear the "C" for the team following Mike Fisher's retirement.
Aug 4 - 5:02 PM

Roman Josi leads all defensemen with six playoff goals.

Josi also ranks first among Predators blueliners with 14 points in 19 playoff games. Only Erik Karlsson has more points among defensemen as he recorded 18 points in 19 contests before the Ottawa Senators were eliminated.
Jun 5 - 10:42 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
6Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Kevin Fiala
3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Miikka Salomaki
5Pontus Aberg
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Matt Irwin
5Alexei Emelin
6Yannick Weber
7Anthony Bitetto
8Ryan Ellis
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros