Helene St. James and Detroit Free Press
Not seeing a better offer and limited by a non-trade clause, Detroit Red Wingz broke off their ties with Gustav Nyquist's wing, hours after the loss of San Jose Sharks.
The wings traded with Sharks' Nyquist wings just after midnight on Monday morning in exchange for a second-round pilot in 2019 and conditional selection from a third round in 2020. the Stanley Cup final 2019, or Nicky's re-signature with the sharks.
Early hours The sharks saw Nyquist personally when he scored his 16th goal for the season in a 5-3 loss from San Jose at the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. The defeat spoils Phillip Zina's NHL debut, Wings' best prospect.
Gustav Nyquist, having scored a goal during the first Sunday period against LCA sharks (Photo11: Raj Mehta USA TODAY Sports)
Tackling Nyquist was a priority as it became clear that the wings would not may sign it again. It is believed that Nyquist wanted five years for $ 5.5 million a season, more money and contract length than they were willing to offer Wings.
The Nyquist deal is the second four-day deal for the Wings General Manager Ken Holland before Monday at 3am.
The team sent defender Nick Jensen and fifth tournament in 2019 at Washington Capitals for a second round in 2020 and Madison Bowie. – their own, San Jose and New York Islanders from Thomas Tatar's deal with Vegas
Nicoist's departure has top-sixth position on the wing in the last 19 games. One of the candidates to fill the spot temporarily is Zadina, the best 6th winner in 2018.
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Red Wings rookie Philip Zadina talks after his debut in NHL in a 5: 3 loss from San Jose. Filmed 24th February 2019 in Detroit.
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