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Roman Josi | Defenseman | #59

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 201
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (38) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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Roman Josi reportedly played with a broken hand in the gold-medal game of the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
Josi sustained the injury during Switzerland's semifinal win over Canada. The Swiss national team apparently had to ask the Nashville Predators for permission before Josi suited up against Sweden for the gold medal. He logged nearly 30 minutes of ice time and picked up two assists in a shootout loss to the Swedes. Jun 4 - 6:28 PM

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Roman Josi contributed two assists in Monday's 4-0 win over Winnipeg.

Josi didn't have a point in his previous eight playoff games. He also only had two helpers in six contests versus Colorado in Round 1 of the postseason. This was the kind of game Josi needed going into Thursday night's Game 7 matchup versus the Jets. He also finished Monday's match with three shots, four blocks and a plus-3 rating.
May 8 - 11:50 AM

The Nashville Predators liked the way they played during Friday's 4-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

The Preds came out and fired 20 shots on goal in the first period and 48 shots overall, but they were never able to grab a lead. "You always hope for more chances, but I thought we did a pretty good job of just shooting the puck," defenseman Roman Josi said. "We had a lot of zone time trying to create chances. They played well. They have some big (defense) and big players. They protect the net pretty good." Sure, the Preds had a lot of shots on goal, but they'll need to fire them from more dangerous areas if they're going to beat Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck.
Apr 28 - 9:30 AM

Roman Josi scored a goal in a 2-1 loss to the Florida Panthers.

The goal gave Josi 19 points in his last 19 games, moving him to 13 goals and 51 points in 73 games this season. Another impressive season has the Swiss international in the Norris Trophy discussion. Ryan Ellis picked up the only assist on Nashville's only goal of the night.
Apr 3 - 10:26 PM

Roman Josi recorded an assist in a 7-4 loss to Buffalo on Saturday.

That was Josi's 50th point in 71 games this season. This is the third time in Josi's career that he's reached the 50-point milestone. In 2016-17, he fell just shy of that mark with 49 points in 72 games.
Apr 1 - 10:48 AM

Roman Josi scored Nashville's lone regulation goal in a 2-1 shootout win over Minnesota on Tuesday night.

Josi has found the back of the net in two straight games. He has produced 12 goals and 49 points in 69 games this year.
Mar 28 - 11:02 AM

Roman Josi logged 26:21 minutes in his return from an upper-body injury.

Josi was out for four straight games and clearly the Predators didn't see any need to ease him back in. He also registered an assist, giving him 45 points in 61 games this season.
Mar 11 - 8:38 AM

The Nashville Predators will welcome back Roman Josi tonight against the Devils.

Josi has missed the last four games due to an upper-body injury. The 27-year-old blueliner is having another incredible season with 44 points in 60 games. Get him back into your fantasy lineups.
Mar 10 - 12:33 PM

Roman Josi (upper body) will miss his fourth straight game.

He will not be in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Anaheim Ducks. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Mar 8 - 7:37 PM

Roman Josi (upper body) did not participate in Tuesday's morning skate.

Josi has sat out the last two games due to an upper-body injury. It doesn't seem like he will be available to play against Dallas.
Mar 6 - 3:57 PM

Roman Josi is out with an upper-body injury.

Josi won't play Sunday afternoon against Colorado. He wasn't in the lineup on Friday either, but an injury was not listed as the reason for his absence at the time. He is considered to be day-to-day.
Mar 4 - 2:32 PM

The Nashville Predators will be resting a few of their veterans on Friday night.

Roman Josi, Craig Smith, Scott Hartnell and Yannick Weber aren't injured, but they all will be out of the lineup for Friday's tilt against the Vancouver Canucks. This is the second game in two nights for the Predators and their third contest in four days. Josi has 44 points in 60 games this season. He's been one of the better defensemen in the league this season.
Mar 2 - 9:57 PM

Roman Josi registered five assists in Tuesday's 6-5 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Nashville was down 5-3 midway through the third period, but they managed to score three goals in nine minutes to complete the comeback. Josi helped set up goals by Craig Smith, Kyle Turris, Mattias Ekholm, Ryan Johansen and Ryan Hartman. The Predators blue liner finished the night with a plus-1 rating, two shots on goal and three blocked shots in 24:43 of ice time. The 27-year-old has accumulated 12 points during a five-game point streak. He's up to 10 goals and 44 points in 59 games this season.
Feb 27 - 11:14 PM

Roman Josi tallied the game-winning goal in overtime against the New York Islanders on Monday night.

Josi concluded the contest with six shots, three blocks and a plus-3 rating. He has produced 30 points in 48 matches this season.
Feb 6 - 12:05 PM

Roman Josi earned a pair of assists in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over Arizona.

Josi also had five shots in goal in the contest. He has collected one goal and three assists in the last four games. Josi has 27 points after 41 matches this season.
Jan 19 - 11:46 AM

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