Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of cap space following Staal trade

The Detroit Red Wings took on the $5.7 million cap hit of New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal, acquiring him along with a second round draft pick in exchange for future considerations. Embed from Getty Images Conversely, the Red Wings will be free of the $4.25 million and $3,166,667 cap hits of defenseman Jonathan Ericsson … Read more

5 Detroit Red Wings who Steve Yzerman may not bring back for 2020-21 season

Though it was not unexpected, the Detroit Red Wings were not a good hockey team during the 2019-20 season. When Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman took over for Ken Holland, he made it very clear that this was going to be a rebuild and that it would take some time to see through. During the … Read more

6 Detroit Red Wings who probably will not be back for 2020-2021 season

Michael Rasmussen

The Detroit Red Wings 2019-2020 season, due to COVID-19, is in the books and it was one we would all rather forget as soon as possible. Not only did the Red Wings fail to contend for a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs but they the worst record in the NHL…by far. In regards to … Read more

Potential new NHL format could spell disaster for Red Wings

Thanks to the spread of COVID-19, the National Hockey League shut down all gameplay while also closing player facilities. And while a solution continues to be explored regarding potential resuming of business operations, a clear picture of what that would look like hasn’t been reached. Additionally, due to there being more questions than answers as … Read more

Jonathan Ericsson pummels Dion Phaneuf in final Joe Louis Arena home opener (VIDEO)

October 17, 2016 was the final home opener at Joe Louis Arena for the Detroit Red Wings, hosting the Ottawa Senators in what would eventually be a 5-1 victory or the home team. But before the goal scoring started, there were some on-ice fireworks. Defenseman Jonathan Ericsson dropped the gloves against Ottawa defenseman Dion Phaneuf, … Read more

Flashback: Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson beats up Corey Perry

There were fans of the Detroit Red Wings who got the news they’d been hoping to hear for a while now. Maligned defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has decided to call it a career after this season concludes after this season following 11 years in the NHL. Let’s throw it back to the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs, … Read more

Report: Detroit Red Wings D Jonathan Ericsson to retire from NHL

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In 2002, the Detroit Red Wings selected D Jonathan Ericsson in the 9th round of the NHL Draft. Embed from Getty Images Since then, Ericsson has played in 13 seasons with the Red Wings, scoring 27 goals and dishing out 98 assists. On Saturday, during the Red Wings vs. Ottawa Senators matchup, play-by-play announcer Ken … Read more

Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson accidentally scores for LA Kings

Well, this certainly won’t endear him to Red Wings fans any further. Detroit Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has been a source of frustration for fans over the years, and this season he’s bounced in and out of the Red Wings lineup and the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. He was the victim of an unfortunate … Read more

Red Wings recall Jonathan Ericsson 24 hours after demotion

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Well, that was fast. The Detroit Red Wings sent defenseman Jonathan Ericsson back down to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins yesterday, but have done a complete 180 and brought him right back up to the big club. UPDATE: The Detroit #RedWings today recalled defenseman Jonathan Ericsson from the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins and assigned goaltender … Read more

Detroit Red Wings demote defenseman Jonathan Ericsson

The short-lived “Jonathan Ericsson back in the NHL” era has come to an end. The Detroit Red Wings announced today that they’ve sent the lumbering defenseman back down to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. The #RedWings today assigned defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins. More: — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) … Read more

Jonathan Ericsson remains in Red Wings lineup vs. Senators

Well, this won’t exactly be music to most Detroit Red Wings fans ears. With defenseman Danny DeKeyer and Trevor Daley still on the mend, Jonathan Ericsson will be out on the ice at Little Caesars Arena tonight against the Ottawa Senators. Tonight's projected lineup. #OTTvsDET #LGRW Puck drops at 7:30 PM. — Detroit Red … Read more

Jonathan Ericsson happy to be back up with Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings unceremoniously waived overpaid and underachieving defenseman Jonathan Ericsson last month, to much fanfare. Not shockingly, 30 other NHL teams said “no thanks” to picking up him. However, they’ve recalled him from the Grand Rapids Griffins for tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. He re-joined his NHL teammates for the morning … Read more

Detroit Red Wings recall Jonathan Ericsson, place 2 on IR

Michael Rasmussen

According to the Detroit Red Wings, they have recalled Jonathan Ericsson from the Grand Rapids Griffins and placed Patrick Nemeth and Justin Abdelkader on Injured Reserve retroactive to Nov. 10. The #RedWings today recalled Jonathan Ericsson from the Grand Rapids Griffins & placed Patrik Nemeth and Justin Abdelkader on injured reserve retroactive to Nov. 10. … Read more

Report: Detroit Red Wings attempted to trade Jonathan Ericsson, it did not work

On Tuesday, the Detroit Red Wings announced they were waiving defensemen, Jonathan Ericsson. A day later, it was announced that Ericsson had cleared waivers and was assigned to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Embed from Getty Images According to a report from Elliotte Friedman, the Red Wings did their best to trade Ericsson but there were … Read more