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Jonathan Ericsson | Defenseman

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/2/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
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Jonathan Ericsson received a maintenance day on Wednesday.
Even though he missed practice, Ericsson is expected to play against the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. Nov 20 - 9:10 AM

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Jonathan Ericsson will be back on Detroit's top defense pairing with Niklas Kronwall after missing 34 games last season because of injuries.

He had a shoulder subluxation, broken ribs and a broken finger. Ericsson had a hip flexor injury at training camp, but he played in Detroit's preseason finale and he's expected to be in the lineup on Thursday in Detroit's home opener against Boston.
Source: Mlive
Oct 9 - 10:50 AM

Detroit coach Mike Babcock wants Jonathan Ericsson (hip flexor) to play in one of the team's last two preseason games.

The Red Wings play Friday at Toronto and Saturday at Boston to close out their exhibition schedule. He wants Ericsson to have a chance to ease his way back into the lineup and be ready for Detroit's regular season opener.
Source: Mlive
Oct 2 - 4:13 PM

Jonathan Ericsson didn't skate Tuesday because of a hip flexor injury.

He didn't take to the ice on Monday either due to the ailment.
Sep 30 - 5:35 PM

Jonathan Ericsson is day-to-day with a groin/hip injury.

Ericsson wasn't on the ice Monday as a result. He's being listed as day-to-day, so it remains to be seen if he's in serious danger of missing the season opener.
Sep 29 - 4:48 PM

Jonathan Ericsson's finger still isn't 100 percent, but he expects to participate in training camp and be ready for the start of the season.

He had surgery to stabilize a fracture, which he suffered on Mar. 18, and reconnect a partially torn tendon in the middle finger of his left hand. Ericsson doesn't have full motion in his finger yet and he said he still has some discomfort. He missed the last 14 games of the regular season and the playoffs with the injury.
Sep 11 - 4:16 PM

it is unlikely that Jonathan Ericsson will be able to play in the first round of the playoffs.

He is still recovering from a broken finger and is aiming for the second round. The fact that the Red Wings are playing the President Trophy winning Bruins makes Ericsson's chances of playing in the post-season remote.
Apr 18 - 10:24 AM

Jonathan Ericsson (finger) is slated to skate for the first time on Thursday.

However, it's unlikely that he'll be able to return during the first round of the playoffs. "It’s too early to tell," said Ericsson, who will have three pins removed from his finger next week. "The round could go on for about two weeks. It's not going to be the beginning of the round, I know that."
Apr 17 - 12:18 PM

Jonathan Ericsson (finger) isn't expected to be available in the first round of the playoffs.

He's apparently on track to return in the second round if Detroit makes it that far. Ericsson has been out of action since Mar. 18 because of broken finger, which required surgery to repair.
Apr 11 - 9:41 AM

Jonathan Ericsson (finger surgery) will miss the next four-to-six weeks.

There was some initial hope that Ericsson would be able to return after just two weeks. Now Ericsson is done for the season and potentially part of the playoffs if Detroit makes it that far. He had 11 points and 34 penalty minutes in 48 games this season.
Mar 19 - 4:27 PM

Jonathan Ericsson will have surgery on his broken finger.

Ericsson is out for at least two weeks after sustaining the injury on Wednesday. The Detroit Red Wings have been decimated by injuries this season and there seems to be no end in sight to their bad luck. All things considered, it's remarkable that they're still in the fight for a playoff spot.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 19 - 1:42 PM

Jonathan Ericsson sustained a broken finger in Tuesday's win versus Toronto.

He didn't play in the third period and GM Ken Holland said the Wings blueliner is expected to be sidelined for "10 days to two weeks." Ericsson will probably undergo surgery on Wednesday to stabilize his finger.
Mar 19 - 10:45 AM

Jonathan Ericsson missed practice Friday.

It was a maintenance day off and the defenseman will be in the Red Wing lineup when Detroit faces Tampa Saturday night.
Feb 8 - 10:35 AM

Jonathan Ericsson (ribs) has confirmed that he will play on Wednesday.

Ericsson was already cleared to return, so that shouldn't come as a surprise. He has been sidelined since Dec. 23.
Jan 21 - 1:10 PM

Jonathan Ericsson has been cleared to return from his broken ribs.

He's projected to play Wednesday against Chicago in his first game since Dec. 23.
Jan 21 - 10:32 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Thomas McCollum
4Petr Mrazek