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Jacob Josefson | Center | #10

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (20) / NJ
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Jacob Josefson denied a report that he has already spoken to Djurgardens about a return to the SHL team.
Of course, returning home to play in Sweden for his old team could be a possibility, but Josefson would like to be back in the NHL in 2018-19. He isn't expected to return to the Sabres, though. Josefson posted two goals and two assists in 39 games this past campaign. Apr 10 - 8:52 AM

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Jacob Josefson won't play Saturday because of a lower-body injury.

Josefson is listed as week-to-week, so it's possible that he may be done for the rest of the year. He has been limited to 39 games this season and he has contributed four points.
Mar 17 - 11:27 AM

Jacob Josefson (lower body) will draw back into Buffalo's lineup Thursday night.

Josefson was out for seven games due to the injury. He's projected to play on the fourth line with Jordan Nolan and Nicholas Baptiste.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 1 - 5:44 PM

Jacob Josefson (lower body) participated in Thursday's morning skate, but he didn't play against Vancouver.

Josefson has missed the last six games due to a lower-body injury. "We'll probably see him after the break," coach Phil Housley said. "He's just trying to find his timing right now, get back into shape. He's missed some time, but it's good to see him out skating." Josefson has been limited to just 19 games this season and he has four points.
Jan 26 - 9:13 AM

Jacob Josefson (lower body) is close to returning to the lineup, according to head coach Phil Housley.

Josefson suffered the injury on Tuesday after he blocked a Tyler Myers slap shot. He missed practice on Friday, but he should be back soon. Josefson has two goals and two assists in 19 games this season.
Jan 20 - 10:55 AM

Jacob Josefson suffered a lower-body injury early on Tuesday night.

Josefson was hurt after he blocked a slap shot by Winnipeg defenseman Tyler Myers late in the first period. He has been limited to 19 games this season because of injuries.
Jan 10 - 9:32 AM

Jacob Josefson found the back of the net in Buffalo's 4-3 overtime win over New Jersey on Friday night.

Josefson got his second goal of the season and it came against his former team. He has earned three points in 14 matches.
Sat, Dec 30, 2017 09:05:00 AM

Jacob Josefson (ankle) was activated from the IL on Tuesday December 19.

It was Josefson's first game since Nov. 25. He had a hit and two blocked shots in 11:06 minutes of ice time in his return.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 02:52:00 AM

Jacob Josefson (ankle) practiced fully on Monday and could be back in the lineup on Tuesday night.

Josefson has been out since he re-injured his ankle on Nov. 25. He sat out 15 games the first time he hurt his ankle, so Buffalo is being cautious with his next return. Josefson skated between Evan Rodrigues and Jordan Nolan in Monday's session.
Mon, Dec 18, 2017 05:26:00 PM

Jacob Josefson (ankle) took part in Monday's optional practice.

"It feels like I'm a little bit ahead of schedule, so the rehab must have been good," Josefson said. "It responded well, I think, so now it's a matter of getting back with the team." Coach Phil Housley said that Josefson is still regarded as week-to-week and the team won't rush him back. Josefson tweaked his previously injured ankle on Nov. 25 and he hasn't played since then. He was initially give a four-to-six timetable.
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 03:01:00 PM

Jacob Josefson tweaked his previously injured ankle and he's expected to miss the next four to six weeks.

Josefson was originally hurt back on Oct. 15 and he missed 15 games. He picked up one goal and one assist in two games once he returned, but then he only played 5:28 of ice time against Montreal on Nov. 25.
Tue, Nov 28, 2017 09:47:00 AM

Jacob Josefson left Saturday night's 3-0 loss to Montreal in the first period with a lower-body injury.

It is unclear what body part Josefson injured, but it is interesting to note that he just returned from the lineup after missing a month with an ankle injury. For now, consider him day-to-day.
Sun, Nov 26, 2017 11:32:00 AM

Jacob Josefson scored his first goal of the season in Friday's 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Josefson gave his team a 1-0 lead late in the second period and they never looked back. The former first-rounder has just two points in eight games this season. He should be left on the waiver wire in all fantasy leagues.
Sat, Nov 25, 2017 11:28:00 AM

Jacob Josefson (lower body) was activated from the IL on Wednesday November 22.

Josefson missed a little over a month due to the injury. He registered an assist in 12:04 minutes of ice time in his return.
Thu, Nov 23, 2017 03:56:00 AM

Jacob Josefson "could be a possibility" to be back in the lineup Wednesday night, according to coach Phil Housley.

"We'll see how he reacts to practice," said the Sabres bench boss on Tuesday. "I thought he looked really good out there. Lot of speed." Josefson, who has missed the last 15 games with an ankle injury, skated with Jordan Nolan and Kyle Okposo during the session.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 08:50:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Johan Larsson
LW1Benoit Pouliot
2Zemgus Girgensons
3Jordan Nolan
4Scott Wilson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Justin Bailey
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Justin Falk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson