Gustav Nyquist (RW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffinsâ€¦Tallied a two-goal game and scored the shootout-clinching goal, Oct. 21 at TOR and tied a career high with three points (1-2--3) the following game, Oct. 26 vs. CHAâ€¦Enjoyed a six-game point streak, Oct. 19-Nov. 3â€¦Scored his first career overtime winner during a two-goal performance in a 6-5 win at Lake Erie on Nov. 16...Recorded a season-high three assists on Jan. 9 at RFD...Registered an eight-game point streak, with 11 points (4-7--11) from Dec. 28-Jan. 11...Picked up 15 points (5-10--15) in a nine-game span, Dec. 19-Jan. 11...Skated in his 100th game as a Griffin, Jan. 12 vs. PEO...Recorded his 100th point as a Griffin on Jan. 17 at CHA...Became the first Griffin to be chosen for the AHL All-Star Classic in back-to-back season since Niklas Kronwall in 2004 and 2005...Notched three points (1-2--3) on Feb. 1 at HAM...Posted three consecutive three-point games from Feb. 23-March 1, claiming the AHL scoring lead...Had points in six straight games, Feb 22- March 3...Led the AHL in scoring before being called up by Detroit on March 12...Named to the AHL First All-Star Teamâ€¦Skated in 22 regular season games and 14 playoff games with Detroit.
2011-12: Enjoyed the highest-scoring rookie season in franchise history with 58 points (22-36â€”58) in 56 gamesâ€¦Recorded five points (3-2â€”5) over the Griffinsâ€™ first four gamesâ€¦Tied with Jamie Johnson and Tomas Tatar for the team scoring leadâ€¦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)â€¦Led the team with 17 multi-point games, including five three-point gamesâ€¦Finished the season fifth in AHL rookie scoring despite being limited to 56 gamesâ€¦Tallied a career-high three assists, 11/11/11 at Hamiltonâ€¦Racked up six points (1-5â€”6) over a three-game span, 11/25/11-11/29/11â€¦Represented Grand Rapids at the AHL All-Star Classic, becoming the first Griffins rookie forward to do so since Chris Bala (2002)â€¦Notched his first career two-goal game, 2/4/12 vs. Hamiltonâ€¦Surpassed Glen Metropolit for the franchiseâ€™s all-time rookie scoring record in his last AHL game of the season, with three points (2-1â€”3), 3/17/12 vs. Hamiltonâ€¦Became the fourth player in franchise history to be named to the AHL All-Rookie Teamâ€¦Also skated in 18 games with Detroit, recording seven points (1-6â€”7)â€¦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. Columbusâ€¦Racked up points in six of seven games, 3/9/12-3/26/12â€¦Appeared in four of Detroitâ€™s five postseason games against Nashville.
2010-11: Topped Maine in scoring for a third consecutive season with 51 points (18-33â€”51) in 36 gamesâ€¦Tied for fifth in the NCAA with 33 assistsâ€¦Earned his second straight Hobey Baker Award nominationâ€¦Named an NCAA Second-Team All-American and a Hockey East First-Team All-Starâ€¦Led the Black Bears with two shorthanded goalsâ€¦Recorded his first collegiate hat trick, 2/4/11 at New Hampshireâ€¦Tallied points in each of his first 10 games, putting up 15 points (4-11â€”15) in that spanâ€¦Registered at least two points in each of his teamâ€™s last eight games, collecting 15 points (5-10â€”15)â€¦Joined the Griffins on a tryout following his college season and recorded an assist in his debut, 3/25/11 at Texasâ€¦Beat Texasâ€™ Richard Bachman the following night for his first professional goalâ€¦Appeared in eight contests with Grand Rapids and contributed four points (1-3â€”4).
2009-10: Led the NCAA in scoring as a sophomore at Maine with 61 points (19-42â€”61) in 39 gamesâ€¦Nominated for the Hobey Baker Award, finishing second to Wisconsinâ€™s Blake Geoffrionâ€¦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 Yearâ€¦Set a career high for points when he notched five (1-4â€”5) in a 2/19/10 contest against Massachusetts-Lowell, part of a five-game span that saw him amass 14 points (3-11â€”14)â€¦Registered points in 32 of 39 games.
2008-09: Skated in 38 contests and led Maine in scoring with 32 points (13-19â€”32)â€¦Earned a spot on the Hockey East All-Rookie Teamâ€¦Named Hockey East Rookie of the Month for Decemberâ€¦Finished second in Hockey East rookie scoring and 13th in overall conference scoring.