DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings will look a little different when they take the ice in Calgary Wednesday night.
The Wings recalled Gustav Nyquist from the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) and sent Tomas Tatar back to Grand Rapids.
"I think (Valtteri) Filppula's back in so suddenly there's no power-play time for Tatar," Wings coach Mike Babcock said. "So you gotta give Tats a ton of credit, he came up for one game -- how many games did he get to play? So he earned himself 17 (more) games. Now we'll give Gus an opportunity and we'll see what Gus can earn himself."
Nyquist, who had two previous call-ups this season of one game each, is the current AHL scoring leader with 23 goals and 37 assists in 57 games.
In practice Tuesday, Nyquist was on a line with Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen.
"If thats the case for the game than its going to be a great opportunity for me with all of those great players," Nyquist said. Its really exciting to be playing with guys like that. Im just going to t...