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Gustav Nyquist | Winger | #14

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 184
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (121) / DET
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Gustav Nyquist has a no-trade clause that kicks in July 1.
He will probably be protected by Detroit at the expansion draft, but that doesn't mean that he won't be involved in trade talks. Detroit would like to make upgrades on the back end and Nyquist could be used as bait. He had trouble producing for most of the year before he heated up offensively down the stretch. Jun 7 - 9:13 AM

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Gustav Nyquist has been red hot down the stretch.

He has found the back of the net in each of his last two matches and he has racked up 16 points in the past 17 contests. Nyquist has registered 45 points in 73 games this season.
Apr 4 - 10:13 AM

Gustav Nyquist notched a goal and an assist in a 5-4 loss to Toronto on Saturday.

He opened the scoring in the first period with his 11th goal of the season and he assisted on Niklas Kronwall's marker during the third frame. Nyquist has collected 15 points in his last 16 contests.
Apr 2 - 8:47 AM

Gustav Nyquist recorded two assists in a 4-3 overtime win against Carolina on Monday night.

He had the primary helper on Tomas Tatar's power-play goal as well as Andreas Athanasiou game winner in the extra session. It's been a disappointing season for Nyquist, but he has 13 points, including 10 helpers, in the last 13 games.
Mar 28 - 10:14 AM

Gustav Nyquist registered an assist in Friday's 2-1 OT loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Nyquist picked up the primary helper on Henrik Zetterberg's goal in the second period. The Red Wings forward is up to 10 goals and 28 assists in 67 games. Nyquist has seen his offensive numbers decline in each of the last two seasons.
Mar 25 - 10:19 AM

Gustav Nyquist said he's fine to play on Friday.

That's not surprising, but we're making note of it because Nyquist skipped Thursday's practice for maintenance reasons. He has 10 goals and 37 points in 66 games this season.
Mar 24 - 11:13 AM

Gustav Nyquist had the day off on Thursday, but is still projected to play on Friday against Tampa Bay.

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill described Nyquist as just taking a maintenance day. In 66 games this season Nyquist has posted 10 goals and 37 points with 43 hits.
Mar 23 - 1:43 PM

Gustav Nyquist snapped his five-game goal drought during Saturday's 5-1 win over the Avalanche.

He also collected an assist in the effort, giving him a goal and six points over his last five games. For the season Nyquist has posted 10 goals and 37 points in 64 games.
Mar 18 - 4:54 PM

Gustav Nyquist has been red hot lately with six points in his last four games.

Unfortunately it's been a bright spot in what is likely going to be seen as an underwhelming season for Nyquist as he has nine goals and 35 points in 61 contests. Nyquist had 28 goals in 2013-14 and 27 markers in 2014-15, but his shooting percentage has faded heavily as his career has progressed. His 2016-17 shooting percentage is 6.7% against his career average of 12%. His 2013-14 mark of 18.3% was unsustainable so it's not surprising to see him dip, but his current 6.7% could be seen as a deviation as well from the other end of the spectrum once his career as a whole is played out.
Mar 13 - 10:02 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored a pair of goals in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

He hadn't found the back of the net in any of his last 12 games. The Red Wings were trailing 3-0 in the second period when Nyquist finally got his team on the board with less than a minute remaining in the middle frame. The Wings forward added another goal in the third period to cut the lead to 3-2, but that's as close as Detroit would come to tying the game. Nyquist has nine goals and 31 points in 58 games this season.
Mar 7 - 11:07 PM

Gustav Nyquist (illness) will be in the lineup on Tuesday night.

He skipped Monday's practice because of a stomach bug, but he feels good to go against Toronto. Nyquist is projected to play with Henrik Zetterberg and Tomas Tatar on the top line.
Mar 7 - 1:39 PM

Gustav Nyquist missed practice Monday because of an illness.

He is suffering from a stomach bug. If he isn't feeling better Tuesday then Mitchell Callahan may play in his place.
Mar 6 - 1:13 PM

Gustav Nyquist will return from his suspension on Saturday night.

He has been out for the last six games. It's likely that he will skate alongside Frans Nielsen and Andreas Athanasiou, which will drop Riley Sheahan to the fourth line with Luke Glendening and Drew Miller.
Mar 4 - 2:50 PM

Gustav Nyquist will serve the last game of his suspension on Friday night.

He was banned for six games for a high-sticking incident on Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon. Detroit called up Mitch Callahan Wednesday to have 12 forwards after the team traded Steve Ott and Thomas Vanek prior to the deadline.
Mar 2 - 9:55 AM

Gustav Nyquist has received a six-game suspension for high-sticking Minnesota's Jared Spurgeon.

His lack of suspension history and the fact that Spurgeon was OK probably played factors in the decision. However, this is the low end of what most were expecting given how vicious the incident looked. Nyquist will be eligible to return March 4 against Edmonton.
Feb 15 - 5:23 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Henrik Zetterberg
2Dylan Larkin
3Frans Nielsen
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Tomas Tatar
2Anthony Mantha
3Darren Helm
4Tyler Bertuzzi
5Matt Lorito
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Andreas Athanasiou
3Justin Abdelkader
4Evgeny Svechnikov
5Martin Frk
6Johan Franzen
D1Mike Green
2Danny DeKeyser
3Trevor Daley
4Xavier Ouellet
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Niklas Kronwall
7Ryan Sproul
8Nick Jensen
9Luke Witkowski
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek
3Jared Coreau