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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 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

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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

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.
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 09:26:00 AM

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.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 05:14:00 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.
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 10:04:00 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."
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 10:14:00 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.
Sat, Jul 1, 2017 07:00:00 PM

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