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Jacob Josefson | Center

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
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Jacob Josefson (groin) is healthy enough to play on Friday after all.
That doesn't mean Josefson will though as Devils coach Peter DeBoer hasn't made that determination yet. DeBoer might still opt to use Tim Sestito on the fourth line after he was called up to fill in for Josefson. Dec 19 - 12:23 PM

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Jacob Josefson (groin) isn't expected to play on Friday.

Josefson sustained the injury on Wednesday and missed Friday's practice. The Devils called up Tim Sestito and he's taking Josefson's place on the fourth line with Steve Bernier and Jordin Tootoo.
Dec 19 - 11:07 AM

Jacob Josefson (groin) is questionable to play Friday.

He tweaked his groin when he fell into the boards on Wednesday during a 2-0 loss to Ottawa. Josefson tried to test it on Thursday at practice, but it didn't feel right so left the session after just five minutes. However, he is hopeful about playing on Friday.
Dec 18 - 5:02 PM

Jacob Josefson will be joined by Damien Brunner as healthy scratches against Washington on Saturday night.

Brunner went unclaimed on waivers this week, while Josefson has been ineffectively offensively as he has just two points in 19 games this season.
Dec 6 - 7:04 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

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