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Roman Josi
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Born 1 June 1990 (1990-06-01) (age 28)
Bern, Switzerland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
SC Bern
National team Template:Country data SUI
NHL Draft 38th overall, 2008
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2007–present

Roman Josi (born June 1, 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 CareerEdit

Roman 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 and was considered one of the top Swiss prospects in the draft.

He 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.

On December 10, 2011, Roman scored his first NHL goal against Dan Ellis of the Anaheim Ducks. He began the 2012-13 season with his youth team, SC Bern due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout, playing alongside NHL stars John Tavares and Mark Streit.

On February 25, 2013, Roman scored a career high four points (two goals and two assists) in an overtime home win against the Dallas Stars.

He was selected as the tournament MVP at the 2013 IIHF World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden.

Roma was selected to play in the 2016 NHL All-Star Gam and was also selected to play for Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

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
NHL totals 334 52 139 190 109 30 2 8 10 22

InternationalEdit

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 Template:Sica 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

AccoladesEdit

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