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Roman Josi
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Roman Josi  #59

Nashville Predators  Defenseman
NUMBER: 59 BIRTHDATE: June 1, 1990  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Bern, Switzerland
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: NSH / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (38th overall)    Prospect Bio

- Will represent Switzerland at the 2014 IIHF World Championship, his fifth appearance at the WC in the last six years.
- Recorded 10 points (4g-6a) in his last 12 games and 26 points (9g-17a) in his last 35 games to finish the season tied for 23rd in scoring among NHL d-men and tally his first career 40-point campaign.
- Tied for ninth among NHL d-men in goals.
- Second on the team – and fifth in the NHL – in average TOI (26:25).
- One of two NHL d-men to tally three SO tallies during the 2013-14 season.
- Set career highs in goals, assists and points (13g-27a-40pts).
- Represented Switzerland at the 2014 Olympics. He was held scoreless in four games, but recorded six shots and averaged 21:03 of ice time.
- Named MVP, Best Defenseman and Tournament All-Star at the 2013 World Championship, where the Swiss claimed silver, their best finish since 1935.
- Titles won: 2010 Swiss NLA title, 2009 Swiss Jr. League title, 2009 Div. 1 World Junior Championship
- On Twitter: @rjosi90



 

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I kept refreshing the page on the NHL website after the second round and I was shocked he lasted that long. I'm sure the Coyotes were pretty happy to get him. He's such a good player and he plays big in big games.

— Arizona Coyotes forward Henrik Samuelsson on prospect Edgars Kulda being draftedd