Jacob Josefson

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2012-05-04

Josefson

 

Jacob Josefson, LW/RW

Shoots: L

Height: 6-0

Weight: 190

Born: 1991-03-02

Hometown: Stockholm, SWE

Drafted: 2009 New Jersey Devils, 20th overall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observations:

 

July 2013- The Devils have re-signed Josefson to a one-year, one-way contract. This will be Josefson’s fourth attempt to crack the Devils roster full-time. The previous three attempts have all been underwhelming efforts. This contract is a do-or-die for him, failure to deliver could see him buried on the roster in Albany or looking for greener pastures elsewhere this time next year. – Rex Doty

 

March 2013 – Josefson cannot stay healthy and it has seriously stunted his development. Now that the Devils have acquired Loktionov, Josefson has freefallen down the depth chart. – Dobber

 

May 2012 – Josefson, an elite scorer at the international level growing up, has a strong two-way game and thinks the game at an elite level. There is concern about his ability to stay healthy with a rash of recent injuries but if the Devils lose a scorer in the off-season (Parise?), Josefson has the potential to produce. Josefson is smart enough to be a full-time NHLer. – Ryan Goddard

 

 

Fantasy Outlook: B-

 

Josefson is more of a playmaker than a finisher and the one knock on Josefson is his need to shoot more. He thinks the game at such a high level it’s only a matter of time before he takes a step forward offensively and when he does he will be an assist-heavy player.

 

 

Footage:

 

Josefson Profile:

 

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Fantasy Prospects Report Notes (Any FPR’s released in the last 18 months will not be listed here):

 

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Jacob Josefson statistics courtesy of Elite Prospects

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