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Jonathan Ericsson

33-Year-Old Defenseman – Detroit Red Wings

2017-18 NHL Stats

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Having recorded only nine even-strength points in 51 games last season, Ericsson once again failed to move the needle in fantasy. The Red Wings are partial to their Swedes, but Ericsson spent a career-high 58 percent of his even-strength shifts in the defensive zone last yea...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 220   DOB: 3/2/1984   BORN: Karlskrona, Sweden   DRAFTED: 9th Rd, #291 Overall in 2002   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jonathan Ericsson Contract Information:

Re-signed with the Red Wings on a six-year, $25.5 million extension in November 2013.

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Ericsson has gone plus-3 with an assist counting as his only point through the first five games.

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Jonathan Ericsson NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2007-08 23 8 1 0 1 -3 4 19 5.3 0 0 1 0 1
2008-09 24 19 1 3 4 -1 15 25 4.0 0 0 17:40 0 0 0 0:13 28 12
2009-10 25 62 4 9 13 -15 44 55 7.3 1 1 16:42 0 0 0 0:10 93 49
2010-11 26 NHL DET 74 3 12 15 8 87 89 3.4 0 0 18:50 1 0 1 0:07 107 37
2011-12 27 NHL DET 69 1 10 11 16 47 63 1.6 0 0 17:05 0 0 0 0:06 128 43
2012-13 28 NHL DET 45 3 10 13 6 29 34 8.8 1 0 21:19 0 0 0 0:15 67 40
2013-14 29 NHL DET 48 1 10 11 2 34 66 1.5 0 0 21:15 0 0 0 0:28 91 46
2014-15 30 NHL DET 82 3 12 15 -5 70 82 3.7 0 0 19:35 0 0 0 0:10 114 55
2015-16 31 NHL DET 71 3 12 15 2 56 68 4.4 0 0 18:32 0 0 0 0:06 121 48
2016-17 32 NHL DET 51 1 8 9 -2 63 43 2.3 0 0 19:13 0 0 0 0:08 86 36
2017-18 33 NHL DET 8 1 1 2 1 6 9 11.1 0 0 19:03 0 0 0 0:11 11 5

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Jonathan Ericsson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Left Defenseman

2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

19:03

Average Time On Ice

On average, Jonathan Ericsson was on the ice for 19:03.

0:11

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Jonathan Ericsson was on the ice for 0:11 during power plays.

3:28

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Jonathan Ericsson was on the ice for 3:28 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 18:32 0:06 2:37
2016-17 19:13 0:08 2:04
2017-18 19:03 0:11 3:28

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Jonathan Ericsson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Oct 20 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 22:18 0:10
Oct 18 TOR@TOR 1 0 1 -1 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 0 18:08 0:15
Oct 16 TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:35 0:26
Oct 13 VGK@VGK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 24:12 0:10
Oct 12 ARI@ARI 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 21:52 0:00
Oct 10 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 19:05 0:09
Oct 7 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 16:38 0:19
Oct 5 MIN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:35 0:00

Jonathan Ericsson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Ericsson (wrist) is healthy entering training camp, as implied by Ansar Khan of MLive.com on Thursday.

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Ericsson (wrist) was left off the Red Wings' protected list for Wednesday's Vegas expansion draft, The Detroit News reports.

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Ericsson will miss the rest of the season as he's scheduled to undergo wrist surgery next week, Brendan Savage of MLive.com reports.

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Ericsson (wrist) has been placed on injured reserve, per the NHL's official media site.

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Ericsson left Thursday's game in Washington and will miss 6-to-8 weeks with a fractured wrist, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Ericsson left Thursday night's game in Washington with an upper-body injury and will not return.

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Ericsson has eight points in 41 games this year, and he's on pace for a new career high in PIM and hits.

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Ericsson (back) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Kings, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Ericsson (back) is aiming to return Thursday night against the Kings, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Ericsson (back) won't suit up for Sunday's tilt with the Flyers.

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Ericsson will not suit up for Friday's game against the Blue Jackets due to back spasms and is considered day-to-day, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

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Ericsson continues to be stagnant in the offensive zone, as four assists represent his only points in 23 games this season.

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2017-18

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2016-17

Despite that heís entering his 10th campaign with Detroit, Ericsson has never exceeded 15 points in a single season and his ice time has dipped in three straight years, falling to 18:32 in 2015-16. The Swedish defenseman is hardly a factor on the man advantage, as his power-play time amounts to seconds rather than minutes. Now for the positives: Ericsson is a leader on the blue line and knows the system well. Additionally, the offseason hiring of Doug Houda to oversee the defense could invigorate him. Thereís reason to believe that the big skater will improve in 2016-17, but itís safe to pass over him in fantasy since heís been locked into a shutdown role for quite some time.

2014-15

Ericsson missed the playoffs and part of the season with a finger injury last season, finishing with 11 points in 48 games. Ericsson is a solid, if unspectacular, defender that will typically score 10-15 points a year. While that doesn't typically hold much value in the fantasy world, to an NHL coach like Mike Babcock, unspectatular, steady defensive play is a highly-valued commodity.

2013-14

Ericsson had a solid, if unspectacular, season in the first post-Lidstrom year in Detroit, posting 13 points in 45 games. While he may have been expected to contribute more offensively, he did steadily improve as the season went on and will start 2013-14 on the first defensive line. He should put up 20-30 points in 2013-14, making him a middle of the road fantasy defenseman.

2012-13

As offensive blueliners go, Ericsson doesn't appear to have much forthcoming in terms of growth. Perhaps he'll earn the nod alongside Niklas Kronwall as the second member of the Wings' top defensive pairing, but the 28-year-old has never exceeded 15 points in a season and anything beyond 20-25 seems like a long shot even with a larger role. Further, he'll have a stable of offensive-minded competition for time with the man advantage, which also limits his offensive ceiling. Rolling the dice on a Detroit blueliner could pay dividends, but Ericsson is hardly the best option for that gamble.

2011-12

Although it wasn't a big leap forward at the offensive end for Ericsson last season, he played a much more consistent game on the blue line and parlayed that growth along with the retirement of Brian Rafalski into a three-year commitment from the Wings over the summer. It's entirely possible that he'll be deployed alongside of Nicklas Lidstrom at even strength, which would make him a nice sleeper to bolster his offensive numbers this season. That's far from locked in, however, and it would be wise to keep a close eye on head coach Mike Babcock's defensive pairings during training camp as free-agent addition Ian White and prospect Brendan Smith could bump Ericsson into a third-pairing role with penalty-killing duty as his special teams contribution.

2010-11

Tabbed by many for a potential breakout season a year ago, Ericsson was a colossal bust by most accounts and he appeared to lack certainty with his play in the defensive end. The season started off on a high note to the tune of eight points (3 G, 5 A) in the team's first 11 games. The aforementioned shaky defensive end work soon followed, and Ericsson started to spend time as a healthy scratch in the press box. The Wings signed Ruslan Salei to be a third-pairing option this season, so Ericsson will have to battle Jakub Kindl for ice time during training camp. In fairness, Ericsson suffered a deep bone bruise in his knee and that may have hampered him more than he let on. There's still a lot of potential here, but his leash will be short if he can't be more consistent with his decision making.

2009-10

The Red Wings called up Ericsson in early March and that was the last he saw of Grand Rapids, as the Wings soon entrusted him with a regular spot in their blue-line corps. Displaying plenty of polish, Ericsson logged over 18 minutes per game during the team's run to the Stanley Cup finals and chipping in eight points and an impressive plus-nine rating over 22 postseason contests. With the Red Wings, he'll be a third-pairing guy for now, but down the road he could become productive enough at the offensive end to make a larger fantasy impact. With an opening for a point man on their second power-play unit, the Wings could look to Ericsson to fill the void, which would also boost his short-term fantasy value.

2008-09

With Chris Chelios back in tow for another season at age 46, Ericsson may find himself in Grand Rapids (AHL) to begin the season. There's still tons of upside here in the long run, as Ericsson is a big, physical two-way blueliner with good hands and a huge shot. Keeper leaguers should continue to demonstrate patience with him, as he remains the team's top blue-line prospect, and Ericsson should have a regular spot in Detroit by 2009-10.