By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments in the 2011-12 season. Each week during the off-season, By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. This week we focus on defenseman Jonathan Ericsson.
Finished the season with a plus-16 rating, his personal best since debuting with the team in 2008.
Number of hits he levied on opposing players this season, which was the fourth highest on the team and his career best.
Picked up an assist and three hits during career game No. 200 against Chicago on Dec. 30. He’s one of seven Swedish-born players who have played their entire NHL careers in Detroit.
Number of assists he registered this season, which brings his career total to 34.
In addition to tallying an assist, three hits and a blocked shot, he posted a plus-3 rating during the Feb. 19 home win over San Jose. He had a plus-3 rating in four regular-season games.
On an assist from Valtteri Filppula, he scored his only goal of the season in a 4-2 win against Tampa Bay on Nov. 30.