The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to a six-year contract extension worth $25.5 million.

The Red Wings' salary cap hit will be $4.25 million per season.

Ericsson, 29, is making $3.25 million this season, his sixth full campaign in the NHL.

In 15 games this season, Ericsson has one goal, four assists, 16 penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating.

The 6-foot-4, 221-pound Ericsson was the Red Wings' ninth-round pick (291st overall) in the 2002 NHL entry draft. He was the final player selected in the draft that year.