Devils sign forwards Mattias Tedenby and Jacob Josefson, their top picks in last 2 drafts

NEWARK, N.J. – The New Jersey Devils have signed their first-round picks from the last two NHL Entry Drafts.

The Devils announced Friday that they have agreed to contracts with forwards Mattias Tedenby and Jacob Josefson. Terms were not disclosed.

The 20-year-old Tedenby was the Devils’ first pick in 2008. He had 12 goals and seven assists playing left wing for HV71 of the Swedish League this past season. The native of Vetlanda, Sweden, added two goals and three assists in the playoffs.

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The 19-year-old Josefson had eight goals and 12 assists playing centre for Djurgardens of the Swedish League last season. He also had three goals and two assists in the playoffs. The Stockholm native was the Devils’ first-round draft pick in 2009.