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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 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

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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

Gustav Nyquist has one point in his last seven games.

"I feel like I have had a couple of chances where I might have passed up a shot, so I want to get back to finding the net a little bit more," he said. "I have been through this before, every season I have gone through it where I haven't scored. It's just a matter of working through it and shooting the puck and hopefully you will get that one goal that can get you going." Nyquist has produced two goals and no assists in his past 10 outings.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 02:52:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist scored in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils.

The Wings led 2-0 going into the third period, but goals by Damon Severson and Sergey Kalinin tied the game. Nyquist finished the game with two shots on goal and a minus-1 rating in 17:15 of ice time. He has 11 goals and 20 points in 30 games.
Fri, Dec 11, 2015 10:09:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist potted the game-winning goal for the Red Wings in their 5-4 overtime triumph over the Predators on Saturday night.

These Red Wings are good, even with a new coach behind the bench. Nyquist picked up the goal 1:41 into the overtime. He also assisted on Justin Abdelkader’s power-play goal that tied up the game late in the third period. Tomas Tatar and Dylan Larkin each picked up a goal and a helper, while Brad Richards netted his first of the season.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 10:26:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist contributed two assists in Detroit's 5-4 shootout win against Buffalo on Tuesday night.

He helped set up goals by Tomas Tatar and Justin Abdelkader (power play) in the match. Nyquist has eight helpers and eight goals in 25 games this season.
Wed, Dec 2, 2015 10:04:00 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Edmonton Oilers.

Nyquist opened the scoring at the 5:11 mark of the second period and picked up the primary assist on Tomas Tatar's goal just minutes later. The 26-year-old has eight goals and 14 points in 23 games this season. Niklas Kronwall scored the OT winner for the Red Wings.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 10:49:00 PM

Forward Gustav Nyquist had a goal and an assist in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-3 overtime victory over the Senators in Ottawa Monday night.

Nyquist's numbers for the season improved to seven goals and five assists. Mike Green assisted on two goals for the Wings, his fifth and sixth of the season. His assists came on Nyquist's goal and Riley Sheahan's third of the season. Also getting goals for Detroit were Dylan Larkin (fifth) and Tomas Tatar (fifth). Tatar's goal was the winner, at 2:04 of overtime.
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 11:02:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist picked up his sixth goal of the season during Sunday's 4-1 to Dallas.

Such sweet hands. Nyquist beautifully redirected a Niklas Kronwall feed through Kari Lehtonen's five-hole to cut the deficit to 2-1. Unfortunately, that was all Nyquist could contribute has he had just one other shot on net and was a minus-three.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 07:47:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist picked up two more point sin Saturday's 5-3 victory over the Senators.

With the goal and the assist, Nyquist now has five goals and nine points in 11 games thus far. What's more, he's failed to register a point in just three games. Mighty impressive to say the least.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 11:25:00 PM

Gustav Nyquist notched the overtime game-winning goal for the Red Wings in their 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Saturday night.

The Red Wings needed a win, badly, and they did it in one of those confidence-building ways in erasing a 2-0 deficit. Nyquist picked a good time for his fourth goal of the season; Petr Mrazek got the assist. Tomas Tatar (goal, assist) and Teemu Pulkkinen got the other goals. Detroit was in a 0-3-1 rut entering this game.
Sun, Oct 25, 2015 01:08:00 AM

Gustav Nyquist had a power play goal in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to Calgary.

Nyquist is off to another fiery start this season with a pair of point streaks. With tonight's tally he's up to three goals and five points in seven games thus far.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015 12:06:00 AM

Gustav Nyquist wants to be a good two-way player.

"I want to produce offense for this team. That is one of my roles," Nyquist said. "But if you look around the league and our team, the best players, our best players, are the ones who play both ends of the ice very well." He wants to model his game after teammates Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk. For the last two games, Nyquist has been playing with Riley Sheahan and Teemu Pulkkinen. He has two goals and three points in five games this year.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 02:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Dylan Larkin
3Brad Richards
4Darren Helm
5Riley Sheahan
6Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Andreas Athanasiou
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Tomas Jurco
4Joakim Andersson
5Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Jakub Kindl
8Alexey Marchenko
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard