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Roman Josi

Roman Josi

Swiss ice hockey player
Roman Josi
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Quick Facts

Intro Swiss ice hockey player
Is Athlete Ice hockey player
From Switzerland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1 June 1990, Bern, Bern-Mittelland administrative district, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Age 30 years
Stats
Height: 185
Weight: 90
The details

Biography

Roman Josi (born 1 June 1990) is a Swiss professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for and is an alternate captain of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career

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

He began the 2012–13 season with his youth team, SC Bern, because of the 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.

International play

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.

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

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

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

International

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 02 !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

NLA

  • 2010 National League A championship
  • 2013 National League A championship

International

  • 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

NHL

  • 2016 NHL All Star Game
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