September 1, 1989 |
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|Detroit Red Wings
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
|NHL Draft||121st overall, 2008
Detroit Red Wings
Gustav Nyquist (born September 1, 1989) is a Swedish ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nyquist was drafted by Detroit, 121st overall, in the fourth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Nyquist played three seasons for the Maine Black Bears of the Hockey East in the NCAA. He led the team in points all of his three seasons and was the NCAA regular-season scoring leader in 2009–10. He left the Black Bears after his junior year by signing a two-year entry-level contract with Detroit on 25 March 2011. Gustav is also known as one of the greats at UMaine, finishing as a Hobey Baker Award finalist.
Nyquist played his first AHL game with the Grand Rapids Griffins on 25 March 2011 against the Texas Stars. In his second AHL game on 26 March 2011, also against the Texas Stars, he scored his first AHL goal on a pass from Jamie Tardif.
Gustav played his first NHL game with Detroit on November 1, 2011 against the Minnesota Wild. He scored his first career NHL goal on a pass from Pavel Datsyuk on March 26, 2012 against Steve Mason of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Nyquist made his NHL playoff debut on April 13th 2012, against the Nashville Predators. Nyquist was re-called from Grand Rapids after Red Wings C Darren Helm suffered a deep gash to his right forearm in Game 1, when he was cut by the skate blade of Alexander Radulov, leading to season-ending surgery.
In Game 2 of the 2013 NHL Playoffs, Nyquist scored a game-winning overtime goal against the Anaheim Ducks to even the series at 1-1. Nyquist scored the first goal in Game 3 of the 2013 Western Conference Semifinals against the Chicago Blackhawks,
On August 20, 2013, the Detroit Red Wings re-signed Nyquist to a two-year, $1.9 million contract.
|2008–09||University of Maine||HE||38||13||19||32||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of Maine||HE||39||19||42||61||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||University of Maine||HE||36||18||33||51||20||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||8||1||3||4||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||56||22||36||58||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||18||1||6||7||2||4||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||58||23||37||60||34||10||2||5||7||19|
|2012–13||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||22||3||3||6||6||14||2||3||5||2|
Awards and achievements
|All-Hockey East Rookie Team||2008–09|||
|Hobey Baker Award Finalist||2009–10|||
|All-Hockey East First Team||2009–10
|AHL All-Rookie Team||2011–12|||
|AHL First All-Star Team||2012–13|||
- "Halmstadkille gör NHL-debut" (in Swedish). hallandsposten.se. 2011-11-01. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "HOCKEY EAST ANNOUNCES 2010 ALL-ROOKIE TEAM – League also announces Seven Individual Award Winners -".
- "Columbus Blue Jackets at Detroit Red Wings game summary".
- Wings reach agreement with Nyquist
- "HOCKEY EAST ANNOUNCES 2008–09 ALL-ROOKIE TEAM".
- "Wisconsin's Blake Geoffrion wins Hobey Baker Award".
- "UNH'S BUTLER, MAINE'S NYQUIST HEADLINE HOCKEY EAST ALL-STAR SELECTIONS".
- Hockey East First-Team All-Stars
- AHL All-Rookie Team
- AHL First All-Star Team