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it is unlikely that Jonathan Ericsson will be able to play in the first round of the playoffs.

He is still recovering from a broken finger and is aiming for the second round. The fact that the Red Wings are playing the President Trophy winning Bruins makes Ericsson's chances of playing in the post-season remote.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 3 Days

Jonathan Ericsson (finger) is slated to skate for the first time on Thursday.

However, it's unlikely that he'll be able to return during the first round of the playoffs. "It's too early to tell," said Ericsson, who will have three pins removed from his finger next week. "The round could go on for about two weeks. It's not going to be the beginning of the round, I know that."

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 9 Days

Jonathan Ericsson (finger) isn't expected to be available in the first round of the playoffs.

He's apparently on track to return in the second round if Detroit makes it that far. Ericsson has been out of action since Mar. 18 because of broken finger, which required surgery to repair.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 1 Month

Jonathan Ericsson (finger surgery) will miss the next four-to-six weeks.

There was some initial hope that Ericsson would be able to return after just two weeks. Now Ericsson is done for the season and potentially part of the playoffs if Detroit makes it that far. He had 11 points and 34 penalty minutes in 48 games this season.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 1 Month

Jonathan Ericsson will have surgery on his broken finger.

Ericsson is out for at least two weeks after sustaining the injury on Wednesday. The Detroit Red Wings have been decimated by injuries this season and there seems to be no end in sight to their bad luck. All things considered, it's remarkable that they're still in the fight for a playoff spot.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 1 Month

Jonathan Ericsson sustained a broken finger in Tuesday's win versus Toronto.

He didn't play in the third period and GM Ken Holland said the Wings blueliner is expected to be sidelined for "10 days to two weeks." Ericsson will probably undergo surgery on Wednesday to stabilize his finger.

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Jonathan Ericsson missed practice Friday.

It was a maintenance day off and the defenseman will be in the Red Wing lineup when Detroit faces Tampa Saturday night.

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Jonathan Ericsson (ribs) has confirmed that he will play on Wednesday.

Ericsson was already cleared to return, so that shouldn't come as a surprise. He has been sidelined since Dec. 23.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 3 Months

Jonathan Ericsson has been cleared to return from his broken ribs.

He's projected to play Wednesday against Chicago in his first game since Dec. 23.

Jonathan Ericsson D DET 3 Months

Jonathan Ericsson (broken ribs) hopes to be available to return Wednesday against Chicago.

He has been out of action since Dec. 23, but he skated Monday and is very close to returning to the lineup.