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Red Wings' Ericsson to return after five-game absence

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson clearly is seeing the bigger picture as he makes his return to the ice versus the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.Sidelined for five games with a shoulder injury, Ericsson was back at practice on Sunday and patiently waited for the doctors and medical staff to give him the go-ahead. Ericsson participated in the morning skate on Thursday...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: When adversity strikes

They blew it. There is no other way to put it. The Detroit Red Wings were five and half minutes away from a 3-1 series over the Tampa Bay Lightning and then the unthinkable happened. A 2-0 lead vanished into thin air. Tyler Johnson finished the job off with the knockout blow in overtime. Hockeytown is stunned. The worst loss of the season comes at the worst possible time. Just moments...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Wings' Ericsson plans to skate Thursday

DETROIT -- Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson is less likely than Henrik Zetterberg to be able to return in the first round, but Ericsson is keeping his options open. He suffered a broken middle finger and a torn tendon March 18 against the Toronto Maple Leafs. "It was a shot that hit me and must have hit me badly, and had a lot of fractures on my fingers," Ericsson said Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson Returns

Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson returns to the lineup Wednesday night when the team hosts the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, as reported by Ansar Khan of MLive.com. Ericsson suffered a rib injury on December 23 and has missed 10 games since."It’s been [feeling] good, I just knew it was going to take some time," Ericsson said. "I know it was something...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ericsson looks forward to playing with his brother in Sochi

DETROIT -- Playing in the Olympics is a dream come true for Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson. That dream was doubled for Ericsson when he learned his older brother, Jimmie, also made Team Sweden, the only non-NHL player to do so. "It's going to be an amazing experience overall," Ericsson said. "Just for our families, too, to be able to watch us. It's going to be really cool...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

More pain for the Red Wings: Jonathan Ericsson out with fractured ribs

The Detroit Red Wings home loss to the lowly New York Islanders is a capitulation of their season in this month of December and, even more unfortunately, a seemingly routine play also sums up their luckWings' Jonathan Ericsson dished out a little punishment to Islanders' Matt Martin in Monday night's contest but ended up on the proverbial short end of the stick, suffering two fractured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings lock up D Ericsson with $25.5M, 6-year contract

The Detroit Red Wings signed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to a $25.5 million, six-year contract Wednesday to keep him off the market in July. ''He would've been tough to lose in free agency,'' Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said. ''This was a big priority because in a two-year period, we lost Nick Lidstrom, Brian Rafalski and Brad Stuart. We couldn't afford to lose Big E...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings sign D Ericsson to 6-year extension

The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to a six-year contract extension. The club announced the deal on Wednesday, but didn't provide additional terms. The 29-year-old Ericsson was drafted by Detroit with the last pick of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 292 games with the Red Wings since making his NHL debut in 2007-08. Ericsson has 14 goals and...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings on the verge of signing Jonathan Ericsson to a contract extension

Despite the 7-game losing streak and impending loss of Danny DeKeyser for the next 1-2 weeks with a separated shoulder the Red Wings may find some solace in the report that they are on the verge of signing d-man Jonathan Ericsson to a contract extension. The news was first reported by TSN’s Bob McKenzie who says the deal could be in and around four to five years and include a cap...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings close to signing Ericsson to extension

DETROIT -- Defenseman Jonathan Ericsson appears to be ready to remain a Red Wing for a while. During Tuesday night's game, TSN's Bob McKenzie tweeted that Ericsson was on the verge of signing an extension for four or five years in the range of 4 million a year. After the 2-0 loss to Nashville, Wings general manager would not confirm a deal, but said the two sides were talking....
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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