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Roman Josi | Defenseman

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
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Roman Josi was one of five Predators players to tally two points in the team’s 6-5 overtime win against the Wild on Saturday night.
Josi scored and assisted in the win. He’s becoming one of the better young defensemen in the game, and he now has four goals and 17 points this season. Other two-point efforts went to: Matt Cullen (goal, assist), Craig Smith (goal, assist), Shea Weber (two helpers) and Victor Bartley (two helpers). Calle Jarnkrok, Filip Forsberg and Mattias Ekholm (winner) rounded out the scoring. Dec 20 - 11:21 PM

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Roman Josi suited up in his 200th career NHL game Thursday night.

He contributed his 12th assist of the season on a goal by James Neal in Nashville's 5-1 win over Arizona. Josi has 15 points and a plus-12 rating in 28 contests. He also ranks seventh in the league with 72 blocks.
Dec 12 - 11:52 AM

Roman Josi is logging heavy minutes for the Predators this season on the team's top pairing with Shea Weber.

Weber (26:57) is just ahead of Josi (26:32) in average ice time per game on the team. "I think we complement each other really well on the ice," Josi said. "I don't want to spoil it for everyone, but it's pretty easy for me to play with him. He's one of the best defensemen in the world and we've been playing with each other for what's our third year now, and you build chemistry every day." Josi has recorded 10 points and a plus-7 rating in 20 games. He also ranks first on the team and is tied for sixth in the league with 51 blocks.
Nov 24 - 12:54 PM

Roman Josi had an assist in Nashville's 3-2 loss to Ottawa on Thursday night.

He assisted on Shea Weber's power-play goal in the first period. Josi has generated seven points (two goals, five assists) in his past seven games.
Nov 21 - 10:58 AM

Roman Josi collected two assists and seven blocked shots in the 4-1 win over Edmonton on Wednesday.

Josi was all over the stat sheet as he was credited with five shots to go with the two assists, seven blocked shots, three hits and plus 3 rating in the win. Derek Roy, Collin Wilson and Matt Cullen also picked up helpers in the win. The Predators continue to win as a unit but there still isn't a lot of fantasy gold on this club.
Oct 30 - 12:58 AM

The Nashville Predators lost their first game in regulation on Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

"It was definitely a good month for us," Predators defenseman Roman Josi said. "I think we've played pretty well so far, and I know you can't expect to not lose a game all season long. We just have to make sure we don't get too high on wins and too low on losses." The Predators are 5-1-2 through eight games this season.
Oct 26 - 9:06 AM

Roman Josi earned an assist in Switzerland's 3-2 win over Latvia to close out the preliminary round of the 2014 World Hockey Championship.

However, the Swiss team won't be playing in the tournament's playoff round after they claimed the fifth spot in Group B. Josi led the team in scoring with six points (one goal, six assists) in seven games.
May 20 - 12:25 PM

Roman Josi is one of four Predators to be selected thus far to participate in the IIHF Championships in Belarus.

Josi will play for Switzerland, while Ryan Ellis will play for Canada. Seth Jones and Craig Smith will don the Red, White and Blue of the U.S. Several teams including Sweden and Finland have yet to make any roster announcements.
Apr 18 - 1:24 PM

Roman Josi has three goals and four assists in his past eight games.

He also has a plus-8 rating over that span. Josi is having a breakout year in 2013-14 with 12 goals and 37 points in 68 games. He scored in Saturday's 3-0 win against San Jose and finished with 28:30 of ice time.
Apr 7 - 1:25 PM

Roman Josi hit 11 goals in Tuesday's shootout loss to Colorado.

The Nashville Predators are the only team in the Western Conference that has two defensemen with 10 or more goals. Josi's defense partner, Shea Weber, has 18 goals on the year. Josi has recorded 33 points and he's averaged 26:26 of ice time per match.
Mar 27 - 11:52 AM

Roman Josi scored twice on Tuesday night, but the Predators still fell to the Avs 5-4 in a shootout.

Matt Cullen also scored a pair for the Preds. Josi has 11 goals and 33 points through 63 games this season.
Mar 26 - 1:06 AM

Roman Josi assisted on all three of the Predators’ goals against the defending champs to lift Nashville to a 3-2 win over Chicago on Friday night.

The 23 year old now has 30 points through 57 games this season, and four in the past two games. This was Josi’s first three point effort of his NHL career.
Mar 14 - 11:35 PM

Roman Josi will likely be back at practice with Nashville on Monday.

He returned late Thursday night from Russia, where he competed in the Sochi Olympics with Switzerland. Josi averaged 21:03 of ice time per match, which was the third-highest total on the team, but he didn't earn a point in six outings for the Swiss.
Feb 22 - 5:08 PM

Roman Josi potted a goal in Nashville's 4-3 shootout loss to the Blues on Saturday night.

Josi has really developed into one of the great young blueliners in the game. His offensive game has grown this season, with eight goals and 25 points. Even more eye-popping is the game-high 30:32 he logged, surpassing Shea Weber by almost four minutes. Mike Fisher and Paul Gaustad picked up the other goals.
Feb 1 - 11:06 PM

Nashville defenseman Roman Josi continued his hot play of late with a goal and an assist in Monday's 4-1 win over Dallas.

Josi missed a few games with a head injury earlier in the season, but he has looked great when healthy, registering six points during his current four-game scoring streak. Shea Weber, Nick Spaling and Mike Fisher also scored goals for the Preds in the victory.
Jan 20 - 10:53 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mike Ribeiro
2Olli Jokinen
3Derek Roy
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Paul Gaustad
6Mike Fisher
LW1Matt Cullen
2Colin Wilson
3Gabriel Bourque
4Viktor Stalberg
RW1James Neal
2Craig Smith
3Filip Forsberg
4Eric Nystrom
5Taylor Beck
D1Shea Weber
2Roman Josi
3Seth Jones
4Ryan Ellis
5Mattias Ekholm
6Anton Volchenkov
7Victor Bartley
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton