Gustav Nyquist (RW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2011-12: Enjoyed the highest-scoring rookie season in franchise history with 58 points (22-36—58) in 56 games…Recorded five points (3-2—5) over the Griffins’ first four games…Tied with Jamie Johnson and Tomas Tatar for the team scoring lead…Ranked among team leaders with 22 goals (2nd), 36 assists (3rd), a plus-seven rating (4th), seven power play goals (T1st), 13 power play assists (1st), a 0.145 shooting percentage (T2nd), four shootout goals (1st) and a 0.571 shootout percentage (3rd)…Led the team with 17 multi-point games, including five three-point games…Finished the season fifth in AHL rookie scoring despite being limited to 56 games…Tallied a career-high three assists, 11/11/11 at Hamilton…Racked up six points (1-5—6) over a three-game span, 11/25/11-11/29/11…Represented Grand Rapids at the AHL All-Star Classic, becoming the first Griffins rookie forward to do so since Chris Bala (2002)…Notched his first career two-goal game, 2/4/12 vs. Hamilton…Surpassed Glen Metropolit for the franchise’s all-time rookie scoring record in his last AHL game of the season, with three points (2-1—3), 3/17/12 vs. Hamilton…Became the fourth player in franchise history to be named to the AHL All-Rookie Team…Also skated in 18 games with Detroit, recording seven points (1-6—7)…Made his NHL debut, 11/1/11 vs. Minnesota, notched his first assist, 1/3/12 at Dallas, and scored his first goal, 3/26/12 vs. Columbus…Racked up points in six of seven games, 3/9/12-3/26/12…Appeared in four of Detroit’s five postseason games against Nashville.
2010-11: Topped Maine in scoring for a third consecutive season with 51 points (18-33—51) in 36 games…Tied for fifth in the NCAA with 33 assists…Earned his second straight Hobey Baker Award nomination…Named an NCAA Second-Team All-American and a Hockey East First-Team All-Star…Led the Black Bears with two shorthanded goals…Recorded his first collegiate hat trick, 2/4/11 at New Hampshire…Tallied points in each of his first 10 games, putting up 15 points (4-11—15) in that span…Registered at least two points in each of his team’s last eight games, collecting 15 points (5-10—15)…Joined the Griffins on a tryout following his college season and recorded an assist in his debut, 3/25/11 at Texas…Beat Texas’ Richard Bachman the following night for his first professional goal…Appeared in eight contests with Grand Rapids and contributed four points (1-3—4).
2009-10: Led the NCAA in scoring as a sophomore at Maine with 61 points (19-42—61) in 39 games…Nominated for the Hobey Baker Award, finishing second to Wisconsin’s Blake Geoffrion…Named an NCAA First-Team All-American and a Hockey East First-Team All-Star, and finished second in voting for Hockey East Player of the Year…Set a career high for points when he notched five (1-4—5) in a 2/19/10 contest against Massachusetts-Lowell, part of a five-game span that saw him amass 14 points (3-11—14)…Registered points in 32 of 39 games.
2008-09: Skated in 38 contests and led Maine in scoring with 32 points (13-19—32)…Earned a spot on the Hockey East All-Rookie Team…Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for December…Finished second in Hockey East rookie scoring and 13th in overall conference scoring.