Red Wings D Ericsson leaves game with injury

The Associated Press
Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw (65), right, controls the puck against Detroit Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson, center, and goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, March 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Red Wings D Jonathan Ericsson out 4-6 weeks

Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw (65), right, controls the puck against Detroit Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson, center, and goalie Jimmy Howard (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Sunday, March 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DETROIT (AP) -- The banged-up Detroit Red Wings have taken another hit.

Defenseman Jonathan Ericsson had an upper-body injury Tuesday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs and didn't play in the third period. He played for 13-plus minutes over the first two periods.

The Red Wings are missing several forwards and had been relatively healthy on the blue line.

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