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Ericsson named DSBA's rookie of the year

Thursday, 06.18.2009 / 9:30 AM ET / News
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Ericsson named DSBA\'s rookie of the year
DETROIT -- Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson has been named the 2008-09 Detroit Red Wings ‘Rookie of the Year’ by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA).

Ericsson, 25, appeared in 19 games for Detroit during 2008-09 regular-season, finishing with one goal, three assists and 15 penalty minutes while averaging 17:40 of ice-time.  He also played in 22 postseason games for Detroit in 2009, missing just one game due to an emergency appendectomy.  Ericsson registered four goals, four assists, 25 penalty minutes and was a +9 during Detroit’s Stanley Cup finals run.

“I’m honored to be selected as the DSBA Rookie of the Year,” Ericsson said. “To be a part of the Red Wings' organization is something special when you consider all of the great players who have played here, both past and present.  Looking at the previous winners of the award, I’m thrilled to be joining such elite company.”

Ericsson was Detroit’s ninth-round selection in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Chosen 291st overall, he was the final selection of that year’s class. Ericsson will be honored by the DSBA prior to a Red Wings' home game during the 2009-10 season.
The DSBA Rookie of the Year Award originated following the 1948-49 season. Previous winners of the award include current Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall, Jiri Hudler and Derek Meech.


H. Zetterberg 77 17 49 -6 66
P. Datsyuk 63 26 39 12 65
T. Tatar 82 29 27 6 56
G. Nyquist 82 27 27 -11 54
J. Abdelkader 71 23 21 3 44
N. Kronwall 80 9 35 -4 44
R. Sheahan 79 13 23 -3 36
D. Helm 75 15 18 7 33
D. DeKeyser 80 2 29 11 31
S. Weiss 52 9 16 -2 25
J. Howard 23 13 11 .910 2.44
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