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Gustav Nyquist | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/1/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 185
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Expectations will be higher on Gustav Nyquist this upcoming season.
The good news is that he's expected to be placed in situations where he can succeed. Nyquist is slated to start the season on one of Detroit's top-two lines and he'll get time on the power play. He registered 28 goals and 20 assists in 57 games last year. Nyquist has the skill to be a regular 20-goal threat and he should threaten the 30-goal mark again in 2014-15. Aug 21 - 2:44 PM

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Gustav Nyquist assisted on Linus Klasen's game-winning goal against Norway on Tuesday in World Hockey Championship preliminary round play.

The Swedes won the contest 2-1 to stay in first place in Group A. Nyquist has a goal and an assist in three games at the tournament so far.
May 14 - 8:11 AM

Gustav Nyquist has yet to register a point in this season's playoffs.

In four games against Boston, Nyquist has taken 11 shots on goal but has not found the back of the net nor has he registered an assist. The Wings are going to need Nyquist to regain the form he showed in February and March if they are to avoid elimination Saturday.
Apr 26 - 10:12 AM

Gustav Nyquist and the Red Wings were shut out by Tuukka Rask and the Bruins in a 3-0 loss in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

Nyquist has not scored in nine games since lighting up the NHL with 12 goals in 13 games right before this slump. The Red Wings need to find a way to solve the Bruins' stingy defense and goaltender, as they have managed just two goals in three games. The offense will look to get going on Thursday night.
Apr 22 - 10:35 PM

So far, it seems like the bounces haven't been going Gustav Nyquist's way lately in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.

Nyquist has failed to score in the Detroit Red Wings' first two playoff games. Dating back to the regular season, he has a four-game scoring slump and an eight-game goalless drought. To his credit, the effort has been there; he generated four SOG as the Red Wings lost 4-1 to the Boston Bruins in Game 2 on Sunday.
Apr 20 - 6:17 PM

Gustav Nyquist was at it again Wednesday as he notched the game-winning goal for the Red Wings in a 3-2 defeat of the Bruins.

Nyquist's highlight reel tally was the second goal in a span of 1:42 for the Wings and capped off Detroit's third period comeback. Tomas Tatar picked up a goal and an assist in the victory while Tomas Jurco added his sixth of the season.
Apr 2 - 10:47 PM

Gustav Nyquist has earned the second star of the month.

Nyquist is the reason the Detroit Red Wings are on the verge of making the playoffs for a 23rd straight season. With several of Detroit's best players out, Nyquist has stepped up with 12 goals and 18 points in 15 March games. That makes this his best month to date, but he's been great all season and has been giving the Red Wings a reason to believe that they might come out the other end of this transitional period as a strong team.
Apr 1 - 1:33 PM

The Detroit Red Wings enjoyed another big win in part because of Gustav Nyquist's continued dominance; he extended his point streak to nine games with another goal in a 3-2 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.

He now has 27 goals on the season, including 22 in his last 27 games. Overall, he has 45 points in 50 games played, but numbers like that might not even do justice to the hot streak he's on. He's somehow only owned in 60 percent of Yahoo leagues, so you'd be wise to take a look at see if he's available in yours.
Mar 30 - 7:51 PM

Gustav Nyquist scored a goal in Detroit's 4-2 victory over Toronto on Saturday.

Detroit has dealt with more than its fair share of injuries this season, but there's still a good chance that the Red Wings will make the playoffs and the rise of Nyquist is one of the big reasons why. He has 26 goals and 44 points in 49 games this season.
Mar 30 - 10:07 AM

Gustav Nyquist scored two more goals on Tuesday night, making it six straight games with at least a goal for the remarkable sniper.

Nyquist has nine goals during this six game streak, and 25 goals in just 47 games this season. All 27 players ahead of the 24 year old Swede in the goal scoring race have played between 14-27 more games than him. Nyquist has 18 goals in 30 games since the Winter Classic on Jan 1.
Mar 26 - 12:47 AM

Gustav Nyquist has been awarded with the first star of the week.

He generated six goals and one assist in four matches to extend his scoring streak to five games. Nyquist leads the Red Wings with 23 goals and 18 of them have come since Jan. 20. He has 40 points in just 46 games with Detroit this campaign.
Mar 24 - 1:59 PM

Gustav Nyquist remained red hot Sunday as he scored a pair of goals in Detroit's 4-3 overtime loss to Minnesota.

With each passing game, the young winger continues adding to his impressive stretch. In his last five games, he has netted a whopping seven goals and has now accumulated 23 for the year in just 46 games. Tomas Tatar also found the back of the net for Detroit in the losing effort.
Mar 23 - 10:30 PM

Gustav Nyquist netted his 21st goal of the season to give Detroit a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.

He has found the back of the net five times in his past four games. Nyquist has amassed 16 goals since January 20th, which is the most in the league. He has 38 points in 45 games this campaign.
Mar 22 - 5:29 PM

Guess who is leading the NHL in goal-scoring over the last two months?

If you guessed Gustav Nyquist you're absolutely right. Of course we are posting this under his name so it was pretty much a dead giveaway. Nyquist has scored 15 goals since January 20th, tops in the league. We hope you jumped to pick him up when we were touting him early in the season.
Mar 22 - 10:11 AM

Gustav Nyquist found the back of the net for a third consecutive game on Thursday night.

He has tallied four goals and added one assist in his last three outings. Nyquist has 20 goals and 37 points in 44 games this season.
Mar 21 - 9:15 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Stephen Weiss
3Darren Helm
4Riley Sheahan
5Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Daniel Cleary
4Drew Miller
5Teemu Pulkkinen
RW1Johan Franzen
2Gustav Nyquist
3Justin Abdelkader
4Tomas Jurco
5Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Dan DeKeyser
3Jonathan Ericsson
4Brendan Smith
5Kyle Quincey
6Jakub Kindl
7Brian Lashoff
8Ryan Sproul
G1Jimmy Howard
2Jonas Gustavsson