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Detroit Red Wings prospect Gustav Nyquist has one career NHL goal in 20 games over the past two seasons, but until recently he had nothing to show for it, except for a lone picture taken after the game. After the 2011-12 season ended, the 23-year-old who spends the majority of his time playing for the AHL’s Grand Rapid Griffins, put most of his belongings from his Michigan apartment in a storage unit. In addition to clothes and furniture, Nyquist also stored away the puck from the game against the Blue Jackets where he recorded his first tally on March 26, 2012. When Nyquist returned to Michigan the following September, however, he found that the puck had essentially disappeared as he was told the unit was auctioned off. Now, months later, a woman is in custody for allegedly organizing a scheme to steal and auction off Nyquist’s puck, according to the Detroit Free Press. Amy Lynn Jones is charged with conducting a criminal enterprise, breaking and entering a building and receiving a...

Wings, Nyquist agree to deal

In a summer that saw them acquire Daniel Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss through free agency, the Red Wings took care of one of their own on Tuesday, agreeing to a two-year, 1.9 million deal with 23-year-old forward Gustav Nyquist. Nyquist, a restricted free agent, wasnt going anywhere. The Wings have said all offseason that they would sign him, although it took a little longer than...

Mark Spizzirri: Nyquist re-signs for two years; now we await the shell game

Make sure to follow Mark on Twitter! As expected, the Detroit Red Wings announced via their website, that winger Gustav Nyquist agreed to a two-year contract with the club on Tuesday morning: The Red Wings are all ready for training camp after agreeing to a two-year contract with forward Gustav Nyquist, who was a restricted free agent. Nyquist was the last of the Red Wings’...

Woman arrested for stealing puck from Gustav Nyquist's first NHL goal

A Muskegon Heights woman is in custody for allegedly organizing a scheme to steal and auction off a Grand Rapids Griffins player's prized puck. Amy Lynn Jones 31 is charged with conducting a criminal enterprise breaking and entering a building and receiving and concealing stolen property. Detectives believe she and other former employees of Evergreen Storage stole valuables...

Kulfan: neither Cleary nor Brunner will attend the Red Wings’ training camp

Via RedWingsFeed, the Detroit News's Ted Kulfan hasn't revealed the Red Wings' training camp roster, but according to Kulfan, Daniel Cleary's not on the roster as a try-out and Damien Brunner's not on the roster, either, meaning that the Wings have moved on. That's to be expected given the team will exceed the salary cap to re-sign RFA Gustav Nyquist, and...

Gustav Nyquist, Red Wings agree on two-year, $1.9 million contract

Everyone is now signed sealed and ready for training camp. The last piece of business for the Red Wings was officially completed Tuesday morning as restricted free-agent forward Gustav Nyquist agreed to a two-year contract worth $1.9 million. Nyquist who'll be 24 on Sept. 1 scored three goals (with three assists) in 22 regular-season games and two goals and three assists in 14 playoff games.

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: ‘Plan is Still to Re-Sign’ Daniel Cleary

The Detroit Red Wings are two forwards and about $700,000 over where they need to be when the regular season begins in October. And yet, GM Ken Holland continues to look for a way to get veteran Danny Cleary back in the fold. The Detroit Free Press’ Helene St. James reported that “the plan is still to re-sign Cleary, who remains on the unrestricted free agent market but who...

Red Wings mid-day news: Weiss talks about joining the Wings; scouting the B’s, pro camps and Tatar

Paul duly noted that the National Post's Michael Triakos asked whether Stephen Weiss, who's taking part in the Biosteel Camp in Toronto this week, will live up to expectations with the Red Wings. As Triakos suggests, a 30-year-old center is both coming off wrist surgery and will be returning a hockey-mad atmosphere and high-pressure environment for the first time since...

Red Wings listed with seventh-best forwards in ESPN’s Custance’s ‘summer skate’ lists

As part of ESPN's Insider-only "summer skate" series, ESPN's Craig Custance penned lists of the NHL's top 10 forward and defensive groups, and the Red Wings made the former's cut, but not the latter: 7. Detroit Red Wings: GM Ken Holland had one of his best offseasons in recent years, and the forward group is the biggest beneficiary. The surprising addition...

Red Wings, Van Andel Institute to partner for ‘Hockey Fights Cancer’ night at the Joe

The Red Wings just announced the details of a new charitable partnership: The #RedWings are proud to announce that we're teaming up with the @VAInstitute & @PurpleVAI in our fight against cancer #WingsVAIgoPurple — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 20, 2013 This year's Hockey Fights Cancer Night to raise cancer research funds will be...

Weiss Ready To “Help Out” The Wings

Michael Traikos of the National Post spoke with Stephen Weiss at the Biosteel Camp, One might think that Stephen Weiss signed with the Detroit Red Wings this summer because he finally wanted to be a star on a star team. After all, the 30-year-old has spent the last 10 seasons living in anonymity in Florida, where he was the No. 1 centre of a perennial non-playoff team. And now...

Red Wings overnight report: on the MSU pro camp, Lashoff, alumni game news and memorials

Monday was super busy from an "its summer news-wise" perspective, mostly because the second-to-last week in August usually marks the first time that NHL'ers take to the ice. Whether it was Daniel Alfredsson pissing people off in Ottawa (tip for "Alfie": there is nothing you can do that WON'T piss Ottawans off other than hauling tail to Metro Detroit) or...

GARTH: Another Brunner In the Night

By saying "Hello" to newcomers Daniel Alfredsson and Stephen Weiss, the Detroit Red Wings will be saying goodbye to two key spokes in their winged wheel. According to a Detroit News report, the Detroit Red Wings are about to say goodbye to their two UFA forwards Damien Brunner and Daniel Cleary. When restricted free-agent forward Gustav Nyquist re-signs, as expected...

Red Wings mid-day news: Alfiejerseygate II, more Nyquist news, scouting Jersey and other stuff

Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related news, first, hold your nose: Daniel Alfredsson on the ice today but in ano NHLPA sweater. Rest easy, Ottawa fans. — Allen Panzeri (@allenpanzeri2) August 20, 2013 Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: Alfiejerseygate II, more Nyquist news, scouting Jersey and other stuff"

Red Wings overnight report: reviewing a busy Wednesday, a Kronwall interview and asking a favor

Thursday was busy as hell. I don't usually start these overnight reports with summations, but this is one of those rare occurrences where I think "bringing you up to speed" may be useful. The Red Wings released their local TV and radio broadcast schedule for the 2013-2014 season, and 71 games will air on Fox Sports Detroit or FSD Plus; The Wings also released...

Red Wings mid-day news: Wings on the ice at MSU, Alfredsson skating in Ottawa and ticket gnus

Today marks the first official "back on the ice" day for many NHL'ers. Michigan Hockey's Nick Barnowski is at Munn Ice Arena in Lansing to cover Michigan State University's pro camp, which includes several Red Wings players... Continue reading "Red Wings mid-day news: Wings on the ice at MSU, Alfredsson skating in Ottawa and ticket gnus"
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