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Gustav Nyquist

Gustav Nyquist  #14

Detroit Red Wings  Right Wing
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: September 1, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Halmstad, Sweden
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: DET / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (121st overall)
CAREER: In 1st year of a 2-year contract...2014 Olympic Silver...2013 Calder Cup champion with Griffins...2013 AHL 1st All-Star Team...2012 AHL All-Rookie Team...2-time AHL All-Star...2010 and 2011 Hobey Baker Finalist, Hockey East 1st All-Star Team and All-Academic Team.
2013-14: Led DET in goals (28) and GWG (6) and was T4th in pts. (48) despite not making season debut until 11/21...Led NHL in goals (23) since 1/20...Racked up 14 points (12-2-14) in team-best 10-game pt. streak, 3/16-4/2...Named NHL 2nd Star of the Week (1/27), 1st Star of the Week (3/24) and 2nd Star of the Month (4/1)...Notched 3 goals and team season-high 4 points on 2/2 at WSH... Also had 4 points (1-3-4) on 2/7 vs. NJ...Led GR with 21 points (7-14-21) in 15 GP before call-up...Multi-point games: 11...Man Games Lost: 3
OTHER: Recorded 144 points (50-94-144) in 113 GP with Maine Blackbears from 2008-11...Led NCAA in scoring as a sophomore, 2010...1st rookie in DET history to record 2 OT pts. in one playoff, 2013.
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2009) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2010, 2011) NCAA East First All-American Team (2010) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2011) AHL All-Rookie Team (2012) AHL First All-Star Team (2013)
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center