Roman Josi

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Roman Josi
Roman Josi.JPG
Roman Josi after the 2013 IIHF World Championship final
Born (1990-06-01) 1 June 1990 (age 27)
Bern, Switzerland
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
SC Bern
National team   Switzerland
NHL Draft 38th overall, 2008
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2007–present

Roman Josi (born 1 June 1990) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman who currently serves as captain of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Josi during the 2017 Stanley Cup Final.

Early career[edit]

Josi began playing professionally with SC Bern in 2006. He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round, 38th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He was considered one of the top Swiss prospects in the draft.

Josi became a full-time member of Bern during the 2007-08 season after spending the previous two seasons with the club's NLB team. Josi won a National League A championship in 2010.

Nashville Predators[edit]

Josi joined the Predators' organzation during the 2010-11 season, spending the entire year with the Milwaukee Admirals of the AHL.

Josi scored his first NHL goal on 10 December 2011, against Dan Ellis of the Anaheim Ducks.[1]

He began the 2012–13 season with his youth team, SC Bern, because of the NHL lockout. He played alongside NHL stars John Tavares and Mark Streit. With the lockout resolved, Josi returned to play with the Predators and on February 25, 2013, Josi scored a career high four points (two goals and two assists) in an overtime home win against the Dallas Stars.

Josi was selected to play in the 2016 NHL All-Star Game.

He was named the eighth captain in Predators history on 19 September 2017.[2]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Representing   Switzerland
Ice hockey
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2013 Sweden/Finland

Josi was selected to play for Switzerland 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. Josi was selected as the tournament MVP at the 2013 IIHF World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden.[3]

He was selected to play for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
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
2006–07 SC Bern NLA 3 0 1 1 0
2007–08 HC Neuchâtel NLB 3 2 0 2 4
2007–08 SC Bern NLA 35 2 6 8 10 6 0 0 0 0
2008–09 SC Bern NLA 42 7 17 24 16 6 0 0 0 0
2009–10 SC Bern NLA 26 9 12 21 12 15 6 7 13 8
2010–11 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 69 6 34 40 22 13 1 6 7 8
2011–12 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 5 1 3 4 0
2011–12 Nashville Predators NHL 52 5 11 16 14 10 0 0 0 10
2012–13 SC Bern NLA 26 6 11 17 14
2012–13 Nashville Predators NHL 48 5 13 18 8
2013–14 Nashville Predators NHL 72 13 27 40 18
2014–15 Nashville Predators NHL 81 15 40 55 26 6 1 0 1 0
2015–16 Nashville Predators NHL 81 14 47 61 43 14 1 8 9 12
2016–17 Nashville Predators NHL 72 12 37 49 18 22 6 8 14 12
NHL totals 406 64 175 239 127 52 8 16 24 34
  • All statistics taken from NHL.com[4]

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2007 Switzerland WJC18 6th 6 1 1 2 2
2007 Switzerland WJC 7th 6 0 0 0 0
2008 Switzerland WJC18 8th 6 1 4 5 4
2008 Switzerland WJC 9th 6 0 1 1 4
2009 Switzerland WJC-D1 11th 5 2 3 5 6
2009 Switzerland WC 9th 6 0 0 0 2
2010 Switzerland WJC 4th 4 1 2 3 0
2010 Switzerland WC 5th 7 1 2 3 0
2012 Switzerland WC 11th 3 0 1 1 0
2013 Switzerland WC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 10 4 5 9 4
2014 Switzerland OG 9th 4 0 0 0 0
2014 Switzerland WC 10th 7 1 6 7 2
2015 Switzerland WC 8th 8 2 2 4 2
Junior totals 33 5 11 16 16
Senior totals 45 8 16 24 10

Awards and achievements[edit]

NLA[edit]

International[edit]

NHL[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Mike Fisher
Nashville Predators captain
2017–present
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tootoo scores winner in return, Preds beat Ducks 3–2". National Hockey League. 2011-11-10. Retrieved 2011-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Roman Josi Named Captain of the Nashville Predators". 2017-09-19. Retrieved 2017-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Roman Josi is the Golden boy of Swiss hockey". olympic.org. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2013-02-27. 
  4. ^ NHL.com (2011). "Roman Josi's NHL Profile". NHL.com. Retrieved 2011-09-27. 

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