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Jacob Josefson

European Skater - Djurgarden, SWEDEN
Final Rank:3Midterm Rank:3
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:187
Born:March 2, 1991
Born in:Stockholm, SWE
Drafted: 2009: NJD (1st Round / 20th Overall)  New Jersey Devils


Director of European Scouting Goran Stubb
“He is a very good two-way player. He has a very good responsibility for his defensive duties. He's more a playmaker, a guy who sees the ice really well, creates a lot of scoring chances with his passing skills. He's very good with the stick and very good in traffic because he is an excellent stickhandler. He's a smooth passer with very soft hands."

Djurgården head coach Tomas Monten
“Josefson is among an elite band of 1991 birth-year players -- there are just three, in fact -- playing regularly in the Elitserien. He's not that big, but he's physically built. He looks like a player that is 25. When we were making that decision, we couldn't look at his age, just how he was competing against the other players on the team. His strengths are that he can read the play, he's strong with the puck, moves his feet really well and he always gets himself time when he gets the puck on his stick.”