The (Bergen) Record reported Thursday that the New Jersey Devils have re-signed restricted free-agent center Jacob Josefson to a one-year, $725,000 contract.
Josefson, a 2009 first-round draft pick (No. 20), played 22 games with the Devils last season, totaling one goal, three points and 20 shots on goal. He has six goals and 22 points in 91 career games spanning three seasons in New Jersey.
In 38 games with the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Albany last season, the versatile 22-year-old had 10 goals, 25 points and a plus-11 rating.
Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.
— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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