Roman Josi after the 2013 IIHF World Championship final.
June 1, 1990 |
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
|NHL Draft||38th overall, 2008
|Men's Ice hockey|
|Competitor for Switzerland|
Josi began playing professionally with Bern in 2006. He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Josi was considered one of the top Swiss prospects.
Josi was selected to play for the Switzerland men's national ice hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He previously represented Switzerland at the 2007 and 2008 IIHF World U18 Championships, the 2007, 2008, and 2009 IIHF World U20 Championship, and the 2009 Ice Hockey World Championship.
On February 25, 2013, Josi scored a career high 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) in an overtime home win against the Dallas Stars. He was elected the MVP at the 2013 Hockey World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden.
Awards and achievements
- 2013 IIHF World Championship MVP
- 2013 IIHF World Championship Silver medal
- 2013 IIHF World Championship Media All-Star Team
- 2013 IIHF World Championship Best Defenceman
|2005–06||SC Bern Jr.||Swiss-Jr.||5||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||SC Bern Jr.||Swiss-Jr.||33||14||16||30||28||14||1||3||4||2|
- All statistics taken from NHL.com
- "Tootoo scores winner in return, Preds beat Ducks 3–2". National Hockey League. 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2011-11-10.
- NHL.com (2011). "Roman Josi's NHL Profile". NHL.com. Retrieved 2011-09-27.