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Jacob Josefson
European Skater
Djurgarden, SWEDEN
Final Rank:  3 Midterm Rank:  3
Position:  Center Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  187
Born:  March 2, 1991    
Birthplace:  Stockholm, SWE
• Earning his spot on Djurgården’s senior elite team, Josefson played against men at just 17-years of age, totaling 16 points (5-11-16) in 50 games this season. In 2007-08, he played for Djurgården’s junior team, recording 31 points (14-17-31) in 34 games.

• Josefson has represented Team Sweden on multiple occasions. In 2009 he participated in the World Junior Championships, winning a silver medal and the Under-18 World Championships, scoring seven points (2-5-7) with a plus-five rating in six games. He was also a member of Sweden’s Under-18 team that finished fourth at the World’s in 2008.

• His favorite international hockey memories were watching Sweden beat Finland 6-5 at the 2004 World Cup after Finland had held a 5-1 lead and winning the Under-16 national championship in Sweden with Djurgården in 2006-07.

• Following in the footsteps of his older brothers, he started skating at the age of two and played on his first hockey team, IK Göta, when he was five.

• He tries to be his own player, but he watches how Detroit’s Henrik Zetterberg and Tampa Bay’s Vincent Lecavalier act in different situations.

NEWS ARTICLES

NHL FUTURE LOOKS POSITIVE FOR SWEDISH CENTER JOSEFSON

JOSEFSON’S DRAFT STOCK CONTINUES TO RISE

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Henrik Zetterberg and Sidney Crosby
Movie: Miracle
TV Show: Friends
Video Game:
FIFA
Actor/Actress: Brad Pitt and Jessica Alba
Group: Gyllene Tider
Website: Facebook.com
Pump-up Song: Almost everything that’s good
Pre-game meal: Pasta

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN
1
0
0
0
0
2007-2008
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN-2
1
0
0
0
0
2007-2008
DJURGARDEN JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
34
14
17
31
22
2008-2009
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN
50
5
11
16
14
2008-2009
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN-2
50
5
11
16
14
2008-2009
DJURGARDEN JR.
SWEDEN-JR.
5
1
2
3
8
2009-2010
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN
43
8
12
20
20
2009-2010
DJURGARDEN
SWEDEN-2
43
8
12
20
20




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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Stempniak 55 15 25 6 40
M. Cammalleri 42 14 24 15 38
A. Henrique 53 18 18 14 36
K. Palmieri 55 20 15 3 35
T. Zajac 47 8 18 7 26
D. Schlemko 47 6 9 -8 15
A. Larsson 55 2 11 12 13
D. Severson 51 1 12 -1 13
A. Greene 55 4 6 2 10
J. Josefson 44 3 7 -14 10
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 24 16 6 .930 2.01
K. Kinkaid 3 5 1 .909 2.52
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