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Gustav Nyquist | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 183
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Gustav Nyquist scored a goal and an assist as the Detroit Red Wings beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Saturday.
Nyquist now has 24 goals and 27 assists for 51 points in 74 games this season. He has career-highs in assists and points and could be even better in 2015-16. Mar 28 - 5:12 PM

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Gustav Nyquist scored for the first time in seven games on Sunday versus Boston.

He was credited with six shots in 18:56 of ice time in Detroit's 5-3 defeat. Nquist has 22 goals and 45 points in 64 games this campaign.
Mar 9 - 10:46 AM

Gustav Nyquist needs to improve his play at even strength.

"Nyquist is a real good player, he's scored a lot this year on the power play, not as much on even strength," coach Mike Babcock said. "For him to be at the highest point of his game, he has to be on pucks more. He has to be more tenacious. The more retrieval races you win, the more you have the puck and the more you're on offense and the more goals you're going to score." He has scored 12 of his 21 goals this season on the power play and he has a minus-9 rating. Nyquist has been playing on the third line lately.
Mar 5 - 4:12 PM

Gustav Nyquist practiced on the third line on Tuesday.

That's the result of Detroit acquiring Erik Cole, who skated alongside Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader. Meanwhile, Nyquist practiced with Riley Sheahan and Stephen Weiss. Zetterberg is recovering from a concussion though and is questionable for Wednesday's game, so the practice lines might not end up being the ones used.
Mar 3 - 4:50 PM

Gustav Nyquist scored his 20th goal of the season in Saturday's win in over the Islanders.

Nyquist scored 28 goals in just 57 games for Detroit last season, and he is on pace to reach the 30-goal mark this season. The 25-year-old has collected at least one point in five of his last six games, and he has eight points during that stretch.
Feb 1 - 11:41 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored a goal and added an assist for the Red Wings in a 5-4 shootout victory over Minnesota.

Nyquist has tallied two points in each of his last three games and has increased his point total to 36 for the year, raising his pace to about 60 over a full campaign. Teemu Pulkkinen, Jonathan Ericsson and Xavier Ouellet also scored for the Wings in the victory.
Jan 20 - 11:03 PM

Gustav Nyquist tallied a goal and added an assist in a 6-4 win over Buffalo on Sunday.

He notched two goals and four points in back-to-back contests this past weekend. Nyquist has 18 goals on the year, which ranks him second on the Red Wings, and 10 of them have come by way of the power play. That places him just one behind Alex Ovechkin and Joe Pavelski for first in the league.
Jan 19 - 9:21 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over Nashville.

Nyquist has now scored six points in his last five games. All of his damage was done in the first period. The Wings' forward opened the scoring just 57 seconds into the game, and he picked up an assist on Tomas Tatar's goal. Nyquist has 17 goals and 32 assists in 45 games this season.
Jan 18 - 10:04 AM

Gustav Nyquist contributed a power play marker for the Red Wings in a 3-1 win over Buffalo Tuesday night.

Nyquist's 16th tally of the campaign was his first in seven contests, but he has recorded points in his last three outings. Darren Helm added a shorthanded marker in the victory while Tomas Tatar also registered his 17th of the year.
Jan 13 - 10:20 PM

Gustav Nyquist contributed two assists in Wednesday's 3-2 victory versus Calgary.

He helped set up goals by linemates Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader in the contest. Abdelkader's marker came on the power play. Nyquist leads the team with 14 points on the man advantage this year.
Jan 8 - 10:49 AM

Detroit's Gustav Nyquist will join newly fined Vincent Trocheck of Florida, and Nashville's James Neal, as the only three players to be fined $2,000 for diving so far this season.

Each player gets a warning from the league if they're caught diving, a second offense comes with the subsequent fine. Nyquist was warned back on Nov. 28th, which made his Dec. 29th flop a very expensive effort to fool the refs.
Jan 7 - 5:56 PM

Gustav Nyquist registered an assist in Detroit's 4-1 loss to Vancouver on Saturday.

Nyquist picked up the primary assist on Tomas Tatar's third period goal. The 25-year-old is on pace to score 32 goals this season, but he has just one goal in his last nine games. Nyquist has 15 goals and 26 points in 39 games for the Wings this season.
Jan 4 - 11:26 AM

If you haven't had the chance to see Gustav Nyquist's overtime goal against Ottawa Saturday night please scroll down.

Nyquist held on to the puck doing a number of loops around the perimiter of the Ottawa zone and actually had the puck on his stick for a remarkable 28 seconds before shooting it past Craig Anderson. It was perhaps the most incredible display of "keep away" hockey we have ever seen. Clink on this link to see the goal: http://www.thescore.com/nhl/news/667339
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 09:37:00 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored the game-winning goal in overtime as the Red Wings defeated the Senators on Saturday night 3-2.

Nyquist’s individual effort on this play was tremendous as he skated two laps around the Senators defensive zone and held onto the puck for nearly 30 seconds before firing a wrister past Craig Anderson. He has shown that he has a nose for the net, now with 43 goals in his last 93 games at the NHL level. The goal was his first since Dec. 12, however, as he has scored at a high clip despite a middling 86 shots on goal. He has 15 goals and 23 points this season. Henrik Zetterberg registered a goal and a helper, while Justin Abdelkader got the other marker. Niklas Kronwall picked up two assists.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:23:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist collected three assists in a 6-3 win over Buffalo on Tuesday night.

He picked up a secondary assist on three of Detroit's four power-play goals in the contest. Nyquist also finished with two shots and a minus-2 rating. He has 14 goals on the year, but none have come in his past five outings.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 10:33:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Darren Helm
3Riley Sheahan
4Stephen Weiss
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Erik Cole
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
6Daniel Cleary
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Marek Zidlicky
3Danny DeKeyser
4Jonathan Ericsson
5Kyle Quincey
6Brendan Smith
7Jakub Kindl
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Petr Mrazek