According to Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill, defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has suffered a setback (soft tissue issue) and will sit out the rest of the exhibition season.
Blashill says Red Wings D Jonathan Ericsson (soft tissue issue) has had setback, Will not play again the rest of exhibition season.
— Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) September 25, 2019
Though Blashill did not specify exactly the “setback” was referring to, it could be related to the lower-body injury that caused Ericsson to miss the end of the Red Wings 2018-2019 season.
In 52 games last season, Ericsson scored three goals and had two assists.