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Gustav Nyquist | Winger | #14

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (26) / 9/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 183
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (121) / DET
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Gustav Nyquist had a frustrating 2015-16 season.
He racked up 54 points and 27 goals in 2014-15 and was expected to take on a larger role with Detroit, but his production slipped to 43 points and 17 goals this past season. "I have to do better," Nyquist said. "I didn't score as much as I wanted to. That's on me, and I just have to find a way to be better." His name could surface in trade rumors over the summer, but if he stays then he will have to step up his play next year. Apr 27 - 7:53 AM

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Gustav Nyquist found the back of the net in Detroit's 3-2 loss to Tampa Bay in Game 4.

The Red Wings found themselves down 2-0 at the midway point of the second period before Darren Helm and Nyquist tied the game. For Nyquist, the goal puts an end to his nine-game goal drought. The Red Wings are on the brink of elimination as the series shifts back to Tampa Bay for Game 5.
Apr 19 - 10:12 PM

Gustav Nyquist hasn't scored a goal in seven consecutive games.

He finished the season with 17 goals, but has endured some long slumps this year. Nyquist has one goal in his last 19 contests. The Wings find themselves down 2-0 in the series and they'll need a scorer like Nyquist to pick up his game if their going to beat the Lightning.
Apr 17 - 11:12 AM

Gustav Nyquist has produced just seven points in 30 career playoff appearances.

He doesn't seem like a candidate to bounce back in the postseason after he disappointed in the regular season with 17 goals and 43 points in 82 matches. The Red Wings were looking for a goal total in the 25-30 goal range from Nyquist after he reached that mark in his previous two seasons.
Apr 11 - 10:31 AM

Gustav Nyquist picked up a pair of helpers during Friday's 3-2 win over the Wild.

Now with 25 assists, he's two shy of matching his career high in that category. Through 78 games Nyquist has posted 42 points this season, down from his last two seasons but still a quality contributor .
Apr 1 - 11:24 PM

Gustav Nyquist has struggled since the All-Star break.

Nyquist has just three goals in 26 games since the break. He has just 16 goals and 39 points in 2015-16. The 26-year-old is having a disappointing year considering he scored 27 goals and 54 points last season. The Wings' playoff chances are hanging on by a thread. They'll need their better players to step it up down the stretch.
Mar 27 - 10:59 AM

Gustav Nyquist found the back of the net in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Nyquist cut Chicago's lead to 2-1 just over two minutes after Wings starter Petr Mrazek got pulled. Nyquist has 16 goals and 36 points in 65 games this season. The 26-year-old is currently riding a four-game point streak. Danny DeKeyser picked up the only assist on the goal.
Mar 6 - 7:56 PM

Gustav Nyquist scored his 16th goal of the season during the Detroit Red Wings' 5-2 loss to the visiting Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday night.

Nyquist had an 11-game goalless drought until he scored Monday night. In 63 games this season, Nyquist has 34 points. Also scoring for Detroit Wednesday was Brad Richards, his eighth of the season. But this one was all Chicago, which had leads of 3-0 and 4-1 before Nyquist found the net at 17:51 of the third period.
Mar 2 - 10:59 PM

Gustav Nyquist put an end to his 11-game game goal drought in Saturday's Stadium Series win over the Colorado Avalanche.

Nyquist hadn't scored since Feb. 3 which is way too long for a guy Detroit counts on for offense. His third period goal was a big one, as he tied the game at two. The 26-year-old has 15 goals and 33 points in 62 games. It's been a disappointing stretch for Nyquist, but he's still on pace to hit the 20-goal mark.
Feb 28 - 11:18 AM

Gustav Nyquist has gone 10 games without a goal.

He has contributed five assists over that span. Nyquist logged just 11:29 of ice time versus the Rangers on Sunday. Detroit will host Columbus on Tuesday and Nyquist will try to get back on track.
Feb 22 - 4:51 PM

Gustav Nyquist is good to go Monday afternoon against the Islanders.

He left Sunday's game in the second period after being kneed by Matt Beleskey but returned to the game and seems fine. Keep Nyquist active.
Feb 15 - 8:42 AM

Gustav Nyquist recorded two assists in a 5-1 win over the Islanders on Saturday.

Nyquist isn't having a terrible season, but he is capable of much more. He might be turning the corner on his season with four points in his last fives games. His assists were on goals by Tomas Jurco and Tomas Tatar. Nyquist now has 29 points in 52 games.
Feb 6 - 5:05 PM

Forward Gustav Nyquist scored Detroit's only goal during the Red Wings' 3-1 loss to the Lightning in Tampa Bay Wednesday night.

Nyquist's goal was his 14th of the season. The goal tied the game at 1-1 at 5:06 of the second period but the Lightning went on to seal the victory with two power play goals.
Feb 3 - 11:26 PM

Gustav Nyquist ended his personal 10 game goal drought with an equalizer during Thursday's 3-2 overtime victory over Arizona.

It's been a tough season for Nyquist who now has 13 goals and 25 points (he picked up an assist as well) on the season. Both points came on the power play as well. But sometimes it's a night like this that can help spark a player's confidence.
Jan 15 - 12:28 AM

Gustav Nyquist hasn't scored a goal in his last nine games.

He has picked up two assists during that time. Nyquist has been credited with 14 shots during his slump, but seven of them came in one game. "He is creating chances and doing a good job," coach Jeff Blashill said. "When you are not producing the way you want, our mandate to them is to overshoot."
Jan 11 - 10:10 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Henrik Zetterberg
3Riley Sheahan
4Luke Glendening
LW1Dylan Larkin
2Tomas Tatar
3Brad Richards
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Joakim Andersson
4Darren Helm
5Tomas Jurco
6Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Alexey Marchenko
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek