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GUSTAV NYQUIST  Sweden

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BIRTHYEAR 1989-09-01 BIRTHPLACEHalmstad, SWE
AGE 25 NATION Sweden
POSITION RW/LW SHOOTS L
HEIGHT 180 cm / 5'11" WEIGHT 83 kg / 183 lbs
YOUTH TEAM Limhamn Limeburners HC CONTRACT 18/19
NHL DRAFT 2008 round 4 #121 overall by Detroit Red Wings
CAP HIT $4,750,000
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Nyquist is a winger with tremendous wheels and elusive speed. Has fine hockey sense and vision, smooth hands and plenty of creativity. Likes to challenge to the outside and out-skate opponents. Scores goals as well as he sets them up. Has below-average size, though. Could use more bulk.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2013)

Brother: Oscar Nyquist

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 2005-06 Malmö Redhawks J18 J18 Allsvenskan 14 9 31210 8 | Playoffs 6 1 340
  Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 110 |            
 2006-07 Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 42 21 234457 10 | Playoffs 4 2 246
  Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 2 1 010 |            
 2007-08 Malmö Redhawks J20 SuperElit 24 11 203120 -9 | Playoffs 7 5 5106
  Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 5 1 016 |            
 2008-09 Univ. of Maine NCAA 38 13 193228 0 |            
  Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 4 0 110 |            
 2009-10 Univ. of Maine NCAA 39 19 426120 19 |            
 2010-11 Univ. of Maine  NCAA 36 18 335120 0 |            
  Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 8 1 342 1 |            
 2011-12 Detroit Red Wings NHL 18 1 672 2 | Playoffs 4 0 000
  Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 56 22 365818 7 |            
 2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL 22 3 366 0 | Playoffs 14 2 352
  Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 58 23 376034 10 | Playoffs 10 2 5719 -4 
 2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 57 28 204810 16 | Playoffs 5 0 000 -1 
  Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 15 7 14216 6 |            
  Sweden OG 6 0 000 1 |            
  Sweden WC 10 4 262 2 |            
  Sweden (all) International 16 4 262 3 |            
 2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 27 275426 -11 | Playoffs 7 1 122 -2 
 2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL - - --- |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2005-06 Skåne TV-Pucken 8 3 7102 7 |            



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 137 53 90 143 1.04 60  24  | 10 2 5 7 0.70 19  -4 
  International: 16 4 2 6 0.38 |    
  International-Jr: 14 2 2 4 0.29 |    
  J18 Allsvenskan: 14 9 3 12 0.86 10  | 6 1 3 4 0.67
  NCAA: 113 50 94 144 1.27 68  19  |    
  NHL: 179 59 56 115 0.64 44  | 30 3 4 7 0.23
  OG: 6 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  SuperElit: 66 32 43 75 1.14 77  | 11 7 7 14 1.27 12 
  TV-Pucken: 8 3 7 10 1.25 |    
  WC: 10 4 2 6 0.60 |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2005-2006 J18 SM Silver Medal
  TV-Pucken Silver Medal
2008-2009 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team
2009-2010 NCAA (East) First All-American Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Tournament Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) Scoring Champion
  NCAA (New England) D1 All-Stars
  NCAA (Overall) Most Assists (42)
  NCAA (Overall) Most Points (61)
  NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
2010-2011 NCAA (East) Second All-American Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team
  NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team
  NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist
2011-2012 AHL All-Rookie Team
  AHL All-Star Game
2012-2013 AHL All-Star Game
  AHL Calder Cup Champion
  AHL First All-Star Team
2013-2014 Olympic Silver Medal
  World Championship Bronze Medal
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- AHL All-Rookie Team 11/12
- AHL All-Star Game 11/12, 12/13
- AHL Calder Cup Champion 12/13
- AHL First All-Star Team 12/13
- J18 SM Silver Medal 05/06
- NCAA (East) First All-American Team 09/10
- NCAA (East) Second All-American Team 10/11
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team 09/10, 10/11
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team 08/09
- NCAA (Hockey East) All-Tournament Team 09/10
- NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team 09/10, 10/11
- NCAA (Hockey East) Scoring Champion 09/10
- NCAA (New England) D1 All-Stars 09/10
- NCAA (Overall) Most Assists 09/10
- NCAA (Overall) Most Points 09/10
- NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist 09/10, 10/11
- Olympic Silver Medal 13/14
- TV-Pucken Silver Medal 05/06
- World Championship Bronze Medal 13/14



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
07/10/2015 Extension Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings 4 years 
08/20/2013 Extension Detroit Red Wings Detroit Red Wings 2 years 
03/25/2011 Confirmed Univ. of Maine Detroit Red Wings Entry level 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for Univ. of Maine
 
Other memorable dates
- 2010-03-06 • Named to the University of Maine All-Decade Team 2000-2010