Josefson, 23, had one goal and three points in 27 games last season.
The 20th pick in the 2009 NHL Draft, Josefson has seven goals and 25 points in 118 games over parts of four seasons. He had one assist in six Stanley Cup Playoff games during the Devils' run to the Stanley Cup Final in 2012.
It was a big dream. [Messi] is probably the best athlete out there, so it's a big honor, for [Kuznetzov] as well. It's maybe a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the best player in soccer right now. I'm a big Barcelona fan and Messi fan, so it's huge. You can take [Michael] Jordan, [Mark] Messier, [Wayne] Gretzky, those kinds of [people]. It's an honor to meet. It's nice to be in that position.
— Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin told told Monumental Network after meeting soccer star Lionel Messi prior to Argentina's practice at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. on Friday