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Jacob Josefson | Center | #10

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 196
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (20) / NJ
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Jacob Josefson (lower body) hasn't resumed skating yet.
Coach Phil Housley said that Josefson's "lower-body injury is more of a week-to-week still situation." He has sidelined since Oct. 15 with what is believed to be a foot injury. Nov 7 - 9:26 AM

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It seems Jacob Josefson's lower-body injury is an issue with his right foot or ankle.

That's based on the fact that Josefson was seen wearing a walking boot on Thursday. He was injured on Sunday when he was checked into the end boards. Sabres coach Phil Housley said Josefson is week-to-week.
Oct 19 - 5:14 PM

Jacob Josefson appeared to suffer an ankle injury in Sunday's win over Anaheim.

Josefson left in the second period after he was checked into the end boards. He has no points in six games this season. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Oct 16 - 10:04 AM

Jacob Josefson's shootout prowess may help him earn a bottom-six role on the Sabres.

Josefson has gone 10 for 18 with four game-winners over the last three seasons. Buffalo went six for 27 last year and four for 27 in 2015-16. It should be noted that coach Phil Housley feels Josefson can bring more to the table then just shootout success. "He's a really smart hockey player," Housley said. "He's always in the right spot, offensively or defensively. ... Hopefully we can translate that into more goals and points but I'm really intrigued with what he's brought."
Sep 25 - 10:14 AM

The Buffalo Sabres have signed Jacob Josefson to a one-year $700,000 deal.

Josefson is a former first round pick of the Devils, but he has failed to live up to his draft status. He had 10 points in 36 NHL games last year.
Jul 1 - 7:00 PM

Jacob Josefson (upper body) is expected to return on Thursday.

Josefson last played on Feb. 27. The Devils don't have much to play for at this point, but at least Josefson can end the campaign on a positive note before beginning his offseason training.
Apr 6 - 10:34 AM

Jacob Josefson (upper body) will miss Friday and Saturday's games.

The Devils hope Josefson will be back next week though. He last played on Feb. 27.
Mar 30 - 1:26 PM

Jacob Josefson's upper-body injury is not a concussion.

Josefson is hoping to return before the end of the regular season, but there's no timetable for his return. He has a goal and eight points in 35 games this season.
Mar 25 - 11:56 AM

Jacob Josefson (upper body) is projected to miss New Jersey's next three contests.

He is out through Sunday with an upper-body injury. Josefson was injured on Feb. 27 against Montreal.
Mar 1 - 2:08 PM

Jacob Josefson (upper body) is questionable to return to Monday's game against the Canadiens.

Josefson left the game in the first period after he played just 2:21. We'll provide an update on his status as soon as the Devils make one available.
Feb 27 - 8:45 PM

Jacob Josefson returned to action Friday night after being sidelined since New years' Eve with a possible concussion.

In only 12:03 of playing time Josefson took five shots on goal. Not too shabby. If for some reason you need Josefson, he is now safe to activte.
Source: NJ.com
Jan 14 - 9:39 AM

Jacob Josefson (illness) has been taken off the injured reserve list.

Josefson last played on Dec. 31. It's possible that his illness was concussion symptoms, given that he was out with a concussion for five games earlier in December. The Devils sent Nick Lappin to the minors to clear a spot for Josefson.
Jan 13 - 5:44 PM

Jacob Josefson's "illness" is believed to be related to concussion symptoms.

He sat out five games with a concussion from Dec. 18-Dec. 27 before playing two and then ending up on injured reserve. Monday's match against Florida will be the fifth game in a row he has missed.
Jan 9 - 6:09 PM

The Devils placed Jacob Josefson on I/R with an illness retroactive to Dec. 31st, 2016.

The 25-year-old has posted just two points along with six PIMs, six blocks and 13 hits while averaging just 11:50 of ice time per game. Hopefully he feels better soon.
Jan 7 - 5:28 PM

Jacob Josefson (illness) didn't travel with the Devils to Carolina.

Josefson will consequently miss Tuesday's game. This will be his second straight contest on the sidelines.
Jan 3 - 10:39 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Sam Reinhart
4Johan Larsson
5Jacob Josefson
6Evan Rodrigues
LW1Evander Kane
2Benoit Pouliot
3Zemgus Girgensons
4Matt Moulson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Jason Pominville
3Justin Bailey
4Seth Griffith
5Jordan Nolan
6Kyle Criscuolo
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Jake McCabe
4Nathan Beaulieu
5Matt Tennyson
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Casey Nelson
9Taylor Fedun
10Zach Bogosian
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson