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Gustav Nyquist

28-Year-Old Right Wing – Detroit Red Wings

2017-18 NHL Stats

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8

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PP Pts

3

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PIM

12

2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Last season, Nyquist was a breath of fresh air for a Red Wings team that struggled in all facets of the game and ended up missing the playoffs for the first time in a quarter century. The Swede compensated for a lackluster 7.3 shooting percentage by dialing in a career-high ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 184   DOB: 9/1/1989   BORN: Halmstad, Sweden   DRAFTED: 4th Rd, #121 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Gustav Nyquist Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $19 million contract extension with the Red Wings in July 2015.

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Nyquist scored two goals, added an assists and recorded a plus-4 rating during Tuesday's 5-1 drubbing of the Jets.

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Gustav Nyquist NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 22 NHL DET 18 1 6 7 2 2 19 5.3 0 0 10:36 0 0 0 0:16 4 0
2012-13 23 NHL DET 22 3 3 6 0 6 46 6.5 0 0 13:02 0 2 2 2:09 2 3
2013-14 24 NHL DET 57 28 20 48 16 10 153 18.3 6 0 16:51 6 3 9 3:15 18 14
2013-14 24 AHL GRA 15 7 14 21 6 6 0 1
2014-15 25 NHL DET 82 27 27 54 -11 26 195 13.8 4 0 16:39 14 10 24 3:01 43 31
2015-16 26 NHL DET 82 17 26 43 -2 34 161 10.6 3 0 15:10 7 5 12 2:47 58 19
2016-17 27 NHL DET 76 12 36 48 0 18 165 7.3 2 0 17:26 2 7 9 2:49 54 20
2017-18 28 NHL DET 31 8 7 15 -7 12 79 10.1 1 0 17:31 0 3 3 2:24 12 15
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2017-18 Time On Ice Stats

17:31

Average Time On Ice

On average, Gustav Nyquist was on the ice for 17:31.

2:24

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Gustav Nyquist was on the ice for 2:24 during power plays.

0:00

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Gustav Nyquist was on the ice for 0:00 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 15:10 2:47 0:01
2016-17 17:26 2:49 0:02
2017-18 17:31 2:24 0:00

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2017-18 NHL Game Log   Gustav Nyquist
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 13 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:05 2:12
Dec 11 FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:09 2:26
Dec 9 STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:09 1:40
Dec 5 WPG 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 0 0 17:51 4:23
Dec 2 MON@MON 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 0 18:35 1:22
Nov 30 MON 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:30 2:32
Nov 28 LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 17:02 2:51
Nov 25 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:20 2:20
Nov 24 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 22:33 4:28
Nov 22 EDM 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:54 1:58
Nov 19 COL 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:35 2:26
Nov 17 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 1 20:07 3:42
Nov 15 CGY 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 17:38 4:31
Nov 11 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 17:46 0:00
Nov 9 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:29 1:50
Nov 6 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 15:59 1:16
Nov 5 EDM@EDM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 2 4:46 0:47
Nov 2 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:36 1:42
Oct 31 ARI 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 18:27 0:44
Oct 28 FLA@FLA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 14.3 0 1 16:00 1:01
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Oct 26 TAM@TAM 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:04 5:02
Oct 24 BUF@BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 19:01 0:29
Oct 22 VAN 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:38 1:08
Oct 20 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 3 16:48 3:51
Oct 18 TOR@TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:49 2:44
Oct 16 TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 0 17:00 4:25
Oct 13 VGK@VGK 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 0 0 16:51 0:00
Oct 12 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:52 2:58
Oct 10 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 22:05 3:16
Oct 7 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:30 3:27
Oct 5 MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:49 2:47

Gustav Nyquist: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nyquist picked up a power-play assist in Sunday's 4-3 overtime home loss to the Avalanche.

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Nyquist delivered an even-strength goal in Wednesday's 8-2 triumph over the Flames at home.

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Nyquist hasn't recorded a point in the past three games since toughing out a lower-body injury.

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Nyquist (lower body) will play Monday against Vancouver, Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News reports.

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Nyquist (lower body) is a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Canucks.

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Nyquist suffered a lower-body injury and did not return to Sunday's contest against the Oilers, according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press.

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Nyquist was brilliant in Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over host Florida, scoring both the game-tying goal and the dagger in the final sequence.

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Nyquist only has points in two of 10 games this season.

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Nyquist scored a pair of goals and added an assist in a 6-3 victory against the Golden Knights on Friday night.

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Nyquist dialed in two goals and just as many assists Wednesday in a 6-5 overtime loss to the Penguins, an exhibition contest played on the road.

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Nyquist will not be exposed to the Golden Knights in the upcoming expansion draft, MLive.com reports.

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Nyquist collected two primary assists against the Devils on Sunday, as the Red Wings celebrated the final win at historic Joe Louis Arena, which has officially closed.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2016-17

Nyquist took a step back offensively in 2015-16, netting 10 fewer goals than the previous campaign, with his power-play tallies cut in half. He did play in all 82 games for the second consecutive season, finishing with 17 goals and 26 assists. Expectations had been at an all-time high for Gus after he signed a four-year, $19 million contract extension last July, but the coaching change from Mike Babcock to Jeff Blashill proved to be a tough adjustment and there weren’t as many shots to go around due to the quick emergence of then-rookie Dylan Larkin. Still, Nyquist has tremendous hockey sense, skates smoothly, and is comfortable working as a pivot or winger in the top-six group of forwards. He’s most likely to be centered by the talented Frans Nielsen on the second line, and with the Red Wings overhauling their assistant coaching staff in the offseason, a return to the 50-point mark should be attainable for the Swede in his age-27 season.

2015-16

While Nyquist set a career high in points with 54 last year, that actually represents a significant decline from the previous season's scoring rate, and his rating dipped sharply from plus-16 to minus-11. That downturn certainly gave the Swedish winger some things to work on over this offseason. Fortunately, all signs points to him enacting improvements in his game this year -- Nyquist has shown plenty of star qualities in the past, and he's locked into a top-six role with the Wings again. He's not the sort of guy who'll turn over the puck too much or get caught out of place defensively, and Nyquist's elite hands and strong skating ability should lift him into the upper echelon of NHL forwards this year.

2014-15

Nyquist nearly single-handedly helped push Detroit to a playoff spot in 2013-14, scoring 28 goals and 20 assists in just 57 games. He looked a little overwhelmed in the playoffs, but the 24-year-old is clearly a star in the making. He is primed for a big season in 2014-15, and could move into the top tier of fantasy wingers. While a slump is possible in his second true NHL season, odds are good that he finds another gear and eclipses his performance.

2013-14

Nyquist impressed in Detroit over the last part of the season and especially in the playoffs, where he provided the Wings with quite a spark when things weren't going well. He should be the frontrunner for the fourth-line center position, although he doesn't have much fantasy value with six points in 22 games last season.

2012-13

With a couple of opportunities to impress head coach Mike Babcock as a rookie during stints with the big club last season, Nyquist made his mark and ultimately saw time during the playoff series against Nashville. He may not immediately get a top-six forward spot, but Nyquist has a very bright future and would be a candidate to reach 35-40 points even if he ends up skating on the third line with Darren Helm next season. It is expected that Nyquist will develop into a point-per-game player in the long run, and he may be able to play his way onto a scoring line sooner rather than later if he's able to bulk up and make an impression during camp after the Wings' free-agent exploits failed to bring in an elite sniper.