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Red Wings RW Gustav Nyquist rooting for Nyquist to meet him at Belmont

Nyquist, the horse that just won the Kentucky Derby and is looking to win the next leg of the Triple Crown at Preakness today, has a special group of people rooting for him. Detroit Red Wings right winger Gustav Nyquist, who the derby winner was named after, is rooting for the horse so they could possibly meet at Belmont in a few weeks. The horse’s owner, J. Paul Reddam, is a Red...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Doug O'Neill, Nyquist are greeted by special guest before Preakness

Trainer Doug O'Neill and Kentucky Derby champ Nyquist have had some special moments along the Triple Crown trail.The morning of the Run for the Roses, the Stanley Cup arrived at Nyquist's barn area. The NHL sent the hallowed trophy because the 3-year-old colt is named after Detroit Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist.As nice as that stop was, Thursday's at Pimlico Race Course was a...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist drinks from Stanley Cup

The 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is set to take place today, with Nyquist leading the field as the betting favorite. In anticipation of the big race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Nyquist, who is named after Red Wings player Gustav Nyquist, received a visit from the Stanley Cup. For some good luck, the horse enjoyed some pre-race hydration from the cup. The moment was...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Old Red Wings-Avalanche rivalry boils over to Kentucky Derby

If you watched hockey in the 1990s, then you know all about how heated the rivalry between the Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche could get. It was fascinating to watch as two of the top franchises in the West routinely did battle with a good helping of fisticuffs. That rivalry may no longer be what it once was and the two are now separated by conference affiliations with...
Via The Comeback
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Derby 2016: Undefeated Nyquist headlines Kentucky Derby

A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing's first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist. The colt named for Detroit Red Wings player Gustav Nyquist is looking like a worthy successor to a sport eager to retain the new fans it gained during American Pharoah's sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Nyquist was last...
Via Associated Press
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Nyquist 1st out of gate of Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders

He's an Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old with five victories in five career races. What's not to like about Nyquist? Nothing so far, and that's why the bay son of Uncle Mo opens at No. 1 on The Associated Press Top 10 list of Kentucky Derby contenders. And he's not even trained by Bob Baffert. Winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Nyquist is gearing up for his 3-year-old debut...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Wings' Nyquist NHL's second star for March

Forward Gustav Nyquist has been carrying the offensive load for the Red Wings and the league has noticed. On Tuesday, the NHL named Nyquist its second star of the month for March. Nyquist was second in the league with 12 goals and tied for fifth with 18 points as the Wings went 7-6-2 and moved into seventh in the Eastern Conference. Nyquist, 24, had a six-game goal streak from March...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gustav Nyquist scores amazing goal from no angle

YouTube Red Wings forward Gustav Nyquist is having some kind of last couple months.  Sunday against the Lightning, Nyquist was barreling in against goalie Ben Bishop.  Lightning defenseman Matt Carle’s hook prevented Nyquist from getting a shot off.  After the puck trickled away, that’s when Nyquist got nifty.  Nyquist has 11 goals and two assists during his nine-game point...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Nyquist can’t be stopped

The Detroit Red Wings (33-24-14) are one of the hottest teams in the league right now. With the odds stacked against them with key players injured, they nearly pulled out a perfect four win week. Victories over the Toronto Maple Leafs (3-2), Pittsburgh Penguins (5-4 in OT), Minnesota Wild (3-2) and an overtime lost to the Wild tonight (3-4) have moved the Wings comfortably back into...
Via isportsweb.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Gustav Nyquist got his groove back and other hot fantasy hockey pick-ups

It doesn’t seem like it, but the fantasy hockey regular season is fast approaching. For most standard leagues, starting next week, there will only be five weeks left to earn your spot into the most glorious feeling of all: the fantasy playoffs. So if you think your out of it, you’re not! But it’s time to hurry and get behind our fantasy hockey pick-ups. These hot names will...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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