Gustav Nyquist headlines the Detroit Red Wings 2008 draft class
The 2008 NHL Draft was something of a mixed bag for the Detroit Red Wings. While the last three picks are not likely to produce any NHL talent, the most valuable pick may have come in the middle of the draft with fourth round pick Gustav Nyquist.
Nyquist could be a future star in the NHL and at the very least will be a serviceable top-six forward. From there, the list of future NHL players is less certain. The jury is still out on Thomas McCollum, Max Nicastro is still in the early stages of AHL development, and the rest of the prospects selected will likely never suit up for the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins let alone the parent club in Detroit.… read more