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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...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ericsson quietly becoming major factor for Red Wings

Jonathan Ericsson picked a good time to enjoy his first multi-point game of the season; the defenseman posted two assists in Detroit's 3-0 shutout of the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 3 of the series. But don't expect Ericsson to boast about the accomplishment, as he attributed the feat to luck instead of skill. "It wasn't any backdoor open-net passes," Ericsson told The Detroit...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Wings Injury Update: Jonathan Ericsson is still recovering from finger surgery

The Detroit Red Wings Jonathan Ericsson will be at training camp next season but he is not at full health.#483300341 / gettyimages.comEricsson is still recovering from finger surgery that cut his 2013-2014 season short. He had the surgery to stabilize a fracture to his finger. Ericsson says, "Its been a frustrating summer with training and all that," "It's hard even holding the...
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September 12, 2014  |  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...
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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 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...
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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...
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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...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Wings lose another player to injury

DETROIT -- Another one bites the dust. Well, it's not quite that serious but the Red Wings lost another player to injury Monday night against the New York Islanders. Top-two defenseman Jonathan Ericsson made it through just two shifts in the second period before leaving. Ericsson appeared to favor his left shoulder after hitting Islanders forward Matt Martin. The Wings announced...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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