On December 21, 2022, Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi made history by becoming the franchise’s all-time points leader. In a game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Josi notched an assist on a Thomas Novak goal, giving him a total of 567 career points in 791 games played.
Josi, who was drafted by the Predators in the second round of the 2008 NHL Draft, has spent his entire career with the team and has developed into one of the league’s top defensemen. In the 2021-2022 season, he has already recorded 7 goals and 18 assists in just 31 games played, putting him on pace for another strong offensive campaign.
Throughout his career, Josi has consistently been a key contributor to the Predators’ success. He has been named to the NHL’s First All-Star Team twice, and has also been named a Norris Trophy finalist as the NHL’s top defenseman on three separate occasions, winning it once.
In addition to his individual accomplishments, Josi has also helped lead the Predators to a decent amount of success as a team. He has been a key player on the team’s blue line for years and has played a vital role in the team’s run to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of the past eight seasons, including a run to the Final in the 2017 season.
As the Predators’ all-time points leader, Josi will go down in franchise history as one of the team’s greatest players. His offensive prowess and strong defensive play have made him a fan favorite in Nashville and a respected player around the league.
It’s safe to say that Josi’s impact on the Nashville Predators will be felt for years to come, and he will always be remembered as one of the team’s all-time greats.