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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 in Detroit's 3-2 shootout loss to Florida on Friday.
Nyquist has now scored in back-to-back games, and has 14 goals on the season. The 25-year-old is on pace to surpass the 30-goal mark for the first time in his NHL career. If he can stay healthy, Nyquist should conitnue putting the puck in the net for Detroit. The Red Wings sent Nyquist out during the shootout, but he was turned away by Panthers' goaltender Roberto Luongo. Dec 12 - 10:49 PM

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Forward Gustav Nyquist notched his 13th goal of the season in the Detroit Red Wings' 2-1 shootout loss to the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs Wednesday night.

Nyquist scored the game's first goal with 2:08 left in the second period. He put a turnaround backhand shot past Leafs goalie James Reimer from in front after taking a pass from Tomas Jurco, who was below the goal line. Nyquist, the Wings' leading goal scorer, fired a game-high seven shots on net.
Dec 10 - 11:27 PM

Gustav Nyquist potted his team-leading 12th goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Florida.

He finished the match with three shots and a minus-1 rating. Nyquist has 16 points in 25 games.
Dec 3 - 7:01 AM

Gustav Nyquist recorded another power-play goal in Sunday's 5-3 win over Vancouver.

He has scored seven of his 11 markers this year on the man advantage, which ties him with Evgeni Malkin for first in the league. Nyquist has 15 points and 62 shots in 24 contests this season.
Dec 1 - 10:23 AM

Gustav Nyquist netted his 10th goal of the season on Monday night.

He scored on the power play to bring the Red Wings even with the Senators going into the first intermission. Nyquist finished Detroit's 4-3 victory with four shots in nearly 20 minutes of ice time. He leads the Wings in goals this year and is tied for the club lead with seven points on the man advantage.
Nov 25 - 8:53 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored a goal and assist in Detroit's 4-3 shootout loss to Tampa Bay.

The goal was Nyquist's first in five games. The 25-year-old tied the game at three midway through the third period. Nyquist has eight goals and three assists in 15 games. He's on pace to reach the 40-goal mark this season. Johan Franzen and Darren Helm also scored for Detroit.
Nov 9 - 9:44 PM

Gustav Nyquist scored two goals and one assist in Detroit’s 5-2 win over Los Angeles on Friday night.

Nyquist continues to roll. He now has seven goals and two assists this season. Both goals came on the power play. The 25-year-old is currently on pace to beat last season’s 28 goal total. Nyquist has emerged as the next offensive star in Detroit. He will continue to get prime minutes both 5-on-5 and on the mad-advantage. Pavel Datsyuk (twice) and Tomas Tatar scored the other goals for Detroit.
Oct 31 - 10:20 PM

Gustav Nyquist is expected to shift to the Red Wings' second line on Tuesday.

Nyquist had been playing alongside Henrik Zetterberg, but that will change now that Pavel Datsyuk is back. Instead, Nyquist will join Tomas Tatar and Riley Sheahan. Tatar and Sheahan have gotten off to slow starts this season, but it will be interesting to see what the young trio can do.
Source: MLive.com
Oct 21 - 3:15 PM

Gustav Nyquist skated alongside Riley Sheahan and Tomas Tatar on Monday.

Tomas Jurco was bumped to the third line as the Red Wings shuffled their combinations due to the pending return of Pavel Datsyuk. Nyquist leads Detroit with four goals in five games this season and he should add a jolt of offense to the team's "Kid Line."
Oct 21 - 9:28 AM

Gustav Nyquist has played a bigger role with Detroit so far this season, because of the injury to Pavel Datsyuk. Nyquist has impressed many in the organization.

"He's good," coach Mike Babcock said. "He's just good. He's confident. He creates space when he has the puck, he goes faster than when he doesn't have the puck. He's got great skill with it, but he's got confidence with it, so it goes slow for him and fast for other guys. He just flat-out finishes." Nyquist has four goals and five points in five games this season.
Oct 19 - 11:11 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored his third goal of the season as he and the Detroit Red Wings fell 3-2 in a shootout to the visiting Boston Bruins Wednesday night.

Nyquist's power-play goal 2:56 into the third tied the game 2-2. He beat Boston goalie Tuukka Rask with a wrist shot from the top of the right circle high on the stick side. The right winger has been one of the few bright spots for the Red Wings in the early part of the NHL season. The Wings have been suffering from a lack of scoring. Tomas Tatar picked up his first goal of the season for Detroit's other marker Wednesday. .
Oct 15 - 11:58 PM

Gustav Nyquist will skate with Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen in Wednesday's match against Boston.

Justin Abdelkader will take Nyquist's place on a line with Darren Helm and Andrej Nestrasil. He has two goals in two games this year.
Oct 15 - 5:31 PM

Gustav Nyquist has two goals in two games this season.

"He finds ways to score goals," captain Henrik Zetterberg said after Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Ducks. "I think he had a tough preseason, but now when it matters, he comes through and scores goals." Nyquist's power-play marker was the game winner against Boston last Thursday and he found the back of the net versus the Ducks as well. He has been playing with Darren Helm and Andrej Nestrasil to open the season, but that could change once Pavel Datsyuk is ready to return from injury.
Oct 13 - 7:30 AM

Gustav Nyquist tickled the twine in the Red Wings’ 3-2 loss to the Ducks on Saturday night.

Nyquist had 28 goals on an unsustainable 18.3 percent shooting percentage last season, but he’s really starting to prove he has a nose for the net in the NHL, with two more already this season. Luke Glendening got the other goal. Justin Abdelkader, Niklas Kronwall, Henrik Zetterberg and Johan Franzen chipped in with the helpers.
Oct 11 - 10:13 PM

Gustav Nyquist (knee) will be in the lineup for Detroit on Wednesday night.

He was hurt in a knee-on-knee collision on Saturday and missed Monday's preseason contest as a result, but he'll play against Pittsburgh.
Oct 1 - 11:05 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Danny DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson
3Thomas McCollum
4Petr Mrazek