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Jonathan Ericsson | Defenseman | #52

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/2/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 9 (291) / DET
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Jonathan Ericsson (illness) expects to be back in the lineup on Sunday.
Ericsson did not play Friday because he was dealing with an illness. He still does not feel quite 100 percent, but he took part in the morning skate alongside Trevor Daley. Mar 4 - 12:14 PM

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Jonathan Ericsson scored a goal in Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Buffalo.

Ericsson got Detroit on the board at the 3:42 mark of the second period when he tied the game at 1-1. The 33-year-old defender has chipped in three goals and 11 points in 60 games this season.
Feb 23 - 10:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson found the back of the net in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to Philadelphia.

Ericsson's second goal of the season opened the scoring just past the midway mark of the first period. He has chipped in two of his 10 points in the last two games.
Jan 24 - 9:34 AM

Jonathan Ericsson will suit up in Wednesday's game against the Red Wings.

Ericsson was a game-time decision for tonight, but he's healthy enough to play. He has one goal and three assists in 21 games this season.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 07:07:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson is regarded as a game-time decision on Wednesday.

Ericsson apparently is dealing with a tweaked muscle that stemmed from picking up his kid. He has a goal and four points in 21 games this season.
Wed, Nov 22, 2017 12:11:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson scored a goal in a 6-3 loss to Toronto on Wednesday night.

Ericsson's first goal of the season was initially waived off for goaltending interference, but the call was reversed following a coach's challenge. He has collected a goal and an assist in the last four games. Ericsson only found the back of the net once in 58 matches last season.
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 08:46:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson has been lost the Red Wings for the rest of the season has he prepares to undergo wrist surgery next week.

He'll need 12 weeks to recover, putting his return well into the playoffs. With Detroit unlikely to be playing in May, his season is over. Ericsson had nine points, 36 blocks, 63 PIMs and 86 hits in 51 games this season, while averaging 19:13 of ice time per game.
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 04:42:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson suffered a fractured wrist Thursday night when he was hit into the boards by Washington's Nicklas Backstrom.

He is projected to be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks. "He doesn't get enough respect for what he brings to the table," coach Jeff Blashill said. "He is a big, physical defenseman that can play against the very best in the league. So when we lost him it was obviously a big loss, and it is going to be a big loss moving forward." Ericsson has nine points, 63 penalty minutes and a minus-2 rating in 51 contests this season, while averaging 19:13 of ice time per game.
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 08:35:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson picked up his first goal of the season during Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs in the Centennial Classic.

It was the veteran defender who turned the tied on Toronto, kicking off a three-goal spree for Detroit spanning the final six minutes of play. He now has seven points in 34 games this season.
Sun, Jan 1, 2017 07:12:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson will tag in for Alexey Marchenko on Thursday against the Kings.

Tonight will be the veteran defender's first game since Dec. 6th, a span of three games. He has five helpers with 39 hits and 49 PIMs in 27 games thus far.
Source: Dave Hogg
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 07:02:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (back) feels good to play on Thursday.

At this point it's a question of whether or not the coaching staff agrees that Ericsson is ready to return to the lineup. If he does play it will likely be alongside Xavier Ouellet.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 12:01:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (back) hopes to return Thursday.

He took part in Tuesday morning's skate, but he won't play against Arizona. It will be the third game in a row he has missed due to back spasms.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 11:36:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson is not ready to return yet from his back spasms, so he will not play in Sunday's match against the Flyers.

This will be the veteran defender's second game out with the ailment. Through 27 games, Ericsson has five points with 39 hits and 43 PIMs.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 03:59:00 PM

Jonathan Ericsson's status for Sunday's game against the Flyers is unclear.

He missed Friday's game with back spasms and there is no word on whether he will play Sunday evening against Philadelphia. For now, play it safe and leave Ericsson on reserve. If we learn he will be in the lineup before the 5:00 pm EST puck drop, we will let you know.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 09:59:00 AM

Jonathan Ericsson has been sidelined with a back injury, and will not play Friday night against Columbus.

It's not yet known how serious the ailment is, so he's considered day-to-day for now. Through 27 games the veteran defender has five points with 39 hits and 43 PIMs.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 07:13:00 PM

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