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Gustav Nyquist

Born:September 1, 1989Draft:2008 Red Wings #121 Overall
Hometown:Halmstad, SwedenPosition:LW/RW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:SwedenCurrent Team:Nashville Predators

Gustav Nyquist (born 1 September 1989) is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Nyquist was drafted 121st overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, with whom he spent the first portion of his NHL career. He also briefly played for the San Jose Sharks and Minnesota Wild.

Gustav Nyquist Columbus Blue Jackets
Gustav Nyquist, Columbus Blue Jackets (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Gustav Nyquist Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 24, 2019Detroit Red WingsSan Jose Sharks2nd-Round Pick in 2019
(Albert Johansson)
Conditional 3rd-Round Pick in 2020
(Daemon Hunt)
Feb. 28, 2023Columbus Blue JacketsMinnesota Wild2023 Fifth-Round Pick

Deeper Dive


  • World Championship Gold Medal (2018)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Sweden (2016)
  • World Championship Bronze Medal (2014)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (2014)
  • 2x AHL All-Star Game (2012, 2013)
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion (2013)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (2013)
  • AHL Midwest Division Champion (2013)
  • AHL Western Conference Champion (2013)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2x NCAA (East) Second All-American Team (2010, 2011)
  • 2x NCAA (Hockey East) All-Academic Team (2010, 2011)
  • 2x NCAA (Hockey East) First All-Star Team (2010, 2011)
  • 2x Hobey Baker Award Finalist (2010, 2011)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Tournament Team (2010)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) Scoring Champion (2010)
  • NCAA (New England) D1 All-Stars (2010)
  • NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team (2009)
  • J18 SM Silver Medal (2006)
  • TV-Pucken Silver Medal (2006)