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Jacob Josefson | Center

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Contract: view contract details

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Jacob Josefson was back in the lineup on Friday after sitting out Tuesday's game as a healthy scratch.
Josefson was a plus-one in a 2-0 win over Edmonton. He has a goal and an assist in 13 games thus far. He replaced Damien Brunner in the lineup. Nov 22 - 8:58 AM

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Jacob Josefson scored the shootout winner to help the Devils fly past the Jets 2-1 on Thursday night.

The 23-year-old Swede is well on the way to passing his career high of 10 points set in 2010-11. Josefson has two points through four games thus far.
Oct 30 - 10:04 PM

Jacob Josefson will make his season debut on Friday.

Josefson was centering the Devils' fourth line in their pregame warmups. He had a goal and three points in 27 games with New Jersey in 2013-14.
Oct 24 - 6:46 PM

Jacob Josefson was a healthy scratch for the fifth consecutive time on Saturday.

Josefson has yet to play this season as he has joined defenseman Adam Larsson in the press box for all five games. Just an FYI in case you were wondering what happened to Jacob Josefson.
Oct 19 - 7:28 AM

Jacob Josefson has inked a two-year, $1.6 million contract with the New Jersey Devils.

Josefson had a goal and three points in 27 games in 2013-14. His deal is one way, so his chances of making the team are good, but he's likely to be limited to third or fourth line duties.
Jul 17 - 3:10 PM

Jacob Josefson (foot) was close to being ready to play when the season ended.

At least the injury shouldn't linger through the summer. Josefson scored a goal and registered two assists in 27 games in 2013-14.
Apr 15 - 10:21 AM

Jacob Josefson's injury is believed to be related to his left foot/ankle.

Josefson didn't play on Saturday as a result of the ailment. He has a goal and two assists in 27 games in 2013-14.
Apr 7 - 10:10 AM

Jacob Josefson sustained an injury during Friday's game.

Josefson will miss Saturday's contest as a result. He has no fantasy value in standard leagues.
Apr 5 - 5:20 PM

Jacob Josefson scored a goal in the Devils' 6-3 win on Monday.

It was Josefson's first marker in 25 games this season. He now has seven goals and 25 points in 116 career NHL contests.
Apr 1 - 9:57 AM

Jacob Josefson isn't sure if he has a future with the New Jersey Devils.

Josefson has been limited to 21 games and even an injury to Ryan Carter hasn't been enough to get him back into the lineup. "This is the last year of my contract and I haven't gotten to play much this year, so of course I'm worried," Josefson said. He added that he's still focused on finishing this season. It's worth clarifying that Josefson is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer, so the Devils have a lot of control in deciding whether or not he returns.
Mar 18 - 12:51 PM

Jacob Josefson will start on the left wing on the first line Sunday.

Josefson will be alongside Travis Zajac and Jaromir Jagr for the outdoor game against the Rangers. The Devils have had a problem finding a winger to play with Jagr and Zajac so it's Josefson's turn to try on Sunday. He was notified before practice on Saturday that he would be moving to the first line. "I haven't played in over a month, so just playing a game is going to be fun for me. And this game a little bit special, too," Josefson said. "They just told me before the practice. It was a good surprise." Josefson has been a healthy scratch of late as he was activated from the injured reserve list on January 16 after missing 12 days with flu-like symptoms. He has one assist in 16 games.
Jan 26 - 7:49 AM

Jacob Josefson (illness) has been activated from injured reserve.

He has been suffering from flu-like symptoms since in Jan. 4 when he was in Buffalo. Josefson hasn't played since Dec. 23 and he has one assist in 16 games.
Jan 16 - 1:25 PM

Jacob Josefson's undisclosed injury is actually a virus.

Josefson was placed on the injured reserve list on Wednesday due to the illness, but he had spent New Jersey's previous six games in the press box. He can be activated on Sunday.
Jan 8 - 1:14 PM

The New Jersey Devils have placed Jacob Josefson on the injured reserve list with an undisclosed problem.

The severity of Josefson's injury also isn't clear. That being said, Josefson has no fantasy value in standard leagues, so this news shouldn't impact too many teams.
Jan 8 - 12:03 PM

Jacob Josefson is probable to get back into New Jersey's lineup Saturday night.

He skated with Adam Henrique and Michael Ryder during Saturday's game-day session. Josefson has been a healthy scratch for the last four games. He doesn't have a point in six appearances this year.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 05:10:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
6Jordin Tootoo
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Damien Brunner
5Steve Bernier
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Jonathon Merrill
8Adam Larsson
9Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Scott Clemmensen