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Jacob Josefson | Center | #10

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (20) / NJ
Contract: view contract details

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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

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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.
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

Jacob Josefson will miss Monday's game due to an illness.

The timing is particularly unfortunate because Josefson has only gotten in two games since returning from a concussion. He has two assists in 16 games this season.
Jan 2 - 12:06 PM

As expected, Jacob Josefson (concussion) returned to the Devils lineup on Thursday.

Josefson missed five straight games due to a concussion. He had a hit and two blocked shots in 14:36 minutes in his return. He made a difference in the shootout too, scoring the goal that sealed the game for New Jersey.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 11:18:00 AM

The New Jersey Devils have taken Jacob Josefson (concussion) off the injured reserve list.

Josefson was already regarded as probable for Thursday's contest and this move confirms his availability. He was sidelined for five consecutive games.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 04:42:00 PM

Jacob Josefson (concussion) might return on Thursday.

Josefson believes he's ready to go, but he needs final medical clearance. He's also on the injured reserve list, so the Devils need to activate him if he gets the green light.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 01:28:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Johan Larsson
4Evan Rodrigues
5Jacob Josefson
6Zemgus Girgensons
7Sean Malone
LW1Evander Kane
2Alexander Nylander
3Matt Moulson
4Benoit Pouliot
5Nicolas Deslauriers
6C.J. Smith
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Jason Pominville
4Justin Bailey
5Nicholas Baptiste
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Jake McCabe
5Marco Scandella
6Josh Gorges
7Viktor Antipin
8Matt Tennyson
9Justin Falk
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson
3Linus Ullmark