Born: September 1, 1989

Hometown: Halmstad, Sweden

Details: Nyquist plays professionally for the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings. He joined Sweden’s Olympic hockey team as a forward to replace an injured Detroit Red Wings teammate, Johan Franzen.

Maine connection: Nyquist played for the University of Maine’s Black Bears for three seasons, most recently in 2010-2011, before signing with the Red Wings after his junior year.

Photo: John Ewing/Staff Photographer

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