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Jonathan Ericsson | Defenseman | #52

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (32) / 3/2/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 9 (291) / DET
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Jonathan Ericsson will return to action Saturday night against Colorado.
He has missed the Red Wings' last six games with a lower-body injury but is now ready to return. If for some reason you need Ericsson, feel free to activate him. Feb 27 - 10:05 AM

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Jonathan Ericsson is expected to return from a lower-body injury on Saturday.

"We anticipate Ericsson playing, but we'll check it after today and see how he was," coach Jeff Blashill said. Ericsson told the team that he is ready to play, so we expect him to be in the lineup for Saturday's Stadium Series game in Denver.
Feb 24 - 5:39 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (lower body) has declared himself fit to return.

He will probably be back in the lineup on Saturday, so the Red Wings are expected to send Xavier Ouellet to AHL Grand Rapids.
Feb 24 - 2:35 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (lower body) is nearing a return to the lineup, according to coach Jeff Blashill.

"Johnny looks good. I haven't seen him lots but he feels good, so I think he's real close," said the Red Wings bench boss. He has missed five games with a lower-body injury.
Feb 23 - 4:14 PM

Jonathan Ericsson is likely to miss Detroit's next three games.

The Red Wings are set to play in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Ottawa on Saturday, and then against the New York Rangers on Sunday. Ericsson has two goals and nine points in 50 games this season.
Feb 17 - 12:48 PM

Jonathan Ericsson sat for a second straight game on Monday due to a lower-body injury.

He is listed as day-to-day. Xavier Ouellet replaced him in the lineup again.
Feb 16 - 9:52 AM

Updating an earlier report, Jonathan Ericsson won't play Sunday against the Bruins.

Xavier Ouellet will play in his place paired with Alex Marchenko. The veteran Ericsson has but nine points, 42 PIMs, and 79 hits in 50 games this season.

Jonathan Ericsson (lower body) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Boston Bruins.

Ericsson was injured in Friday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Colorado Avalanche. If he can't suit up against Boston, expect Jakub Kindl to take his spot in the lineup.
Feb 13 - 2:28 PM

Jonathan Ericsson's mother is excited to travel with the Red Wings on their road trip.

"When I told her we were bringing the moms on this trip, she was really happy, very excited," said Ericsson. "She also gets the chance to see my wife and daughter." His mother, Susanne, is a five-year throat cancer survivor.
Feb 3 - 8:20 AM

Jonathan Ericsson will return from an upper-body injury on Thursday.

He has missed the last five games, but will play against Pittsburgh. Ericsson will bump Jakub Kindl to the press box to make room for his return.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 12:21:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (upper body) practiced Sunday.

Coach Jeff Blashill doesn't think that Ericsson will be ready to play against Minnesota on Monday. He hasn't been in the lineup since Dec. 18.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Updating an earlier item, Jonathan Ericsson will indeed be scratched against the Devils on Tuesday.

Ericsson has five points, 23 blocks, 34 PIMs, and 50 hits through 32 games this season, the veteran defender probably doesn't deserve a slot on your roster.
Source: Paul Harris
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 07:04:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (upper body) is considered doubtful for Tuesday's match-up against New Jersey.

If he isn't able to play then Jakub Kindl will probably play in his place again.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 09:37:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson will not play in Sunday's match with Calgary because of an upper-body ailment.

With five points, 23 blocks, 34 PIMs, and 50 hits through 32 games this season, the veteran blueliner probably doesn't deserve a slot on your roster.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 06:55:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (upper body) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Calgary Flames.

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in Friday's shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks. Jakub Kindl will draw into the lineup if Ericsson can't play tomorrow.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 01:42:00 PM

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