If patience is a virtue, Gustav Nyquist must be a man of high morals if Monday night is any indication.
The Red Wings forward was calm and composed in out-waiting Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford for a spectacular finish in Detroit's 3-1 win
in Game 3.
At 7:49 of the second period, the 23-year-old took a flip pass in the neutral zone and eluded Chicago defenceman Brent Seabrook with a nifty inside-out deke as the blue-liner made a futile attempt to swipe at the puck.
Nyquist then had just one person to beat. Crawford bit on a mini shot fake and the Detroit winger casually deposited the puck in the gaping net to give his squad a 1-0 lead.
He wasn't the only Red Wings forward to score a sweet goal. Centre Pavel Datsyuk showed off his wrist shot with a top-shelf snipe
in the third period.
Watch Nyquist's nifty sequence here:
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