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Jacob Josefson | Center | #16

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/2/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (20) / NJ
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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

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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

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

Jacob Josefson (concussion) skated for a second straight time with his teammates on Wednesday.

He could be ready to return Thursday, but a determination on his status won't come until after the morning skate. Josefson hasn't played since Dec. 17 because of a concussion.
Wed, Dec 28, 2016 02:09:00 PM

Jacob Josefson's upper-body injury has been confirmed as a concussion.

New Jersey has been placed on the injured reserve list. The move is retroactive to December 17. As is the case with concussions, we don't have a timetable for his return.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Jacob Josefson is dealing with an upper-body injury.

He hasn't been in the lineup for the last two contests, but he has appeared in just 14 games this season. Josefson is listed as day-to-day.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 02:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Adam Henrique
3Pavel Zacha
4Jacob Josefson
5Stefan Noesen
6Blake Coleman
7John Quenneville
8Marc Savard
LW1Taylor Hall
2Mike Cammalleri
3Joseph Blandisi
4Miles Wood
5Blake Pietila
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Beau Bennett
3Devante Smith-Pelly
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3John Moore
4Ben Lovejoy
5Jon Merrill
6Dalton Prout
7Steven Santini
8Karl Stollery
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid