Gustav Nyquist scores on amazing individual effort

Red-hot Detroit Red Wings sniper Gustav Nyquist just can't be stopped these days it seems, and he submitted his own goal of the year candidate Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Red Wings sniper's goal of the year candidate

Gustav Nyquist of the Detroit Red Wings scores his 11th goal in his last nine games and it's a dandy. 1:10

Gustav Nyquist may as well be the Energizer Bunny on skates, because he keeps scoring, and scoring, and scoring, and scoring.

The red-hot Red Wings sniper scored a beautiful half-breakaway goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning Sunday. Just as it looked as if he had lost a scoring chance after shaking free of a defender, he outwaited goalie Ben Bishop and then found himself at an awkward angle beside the net. 

That didn't stop the 24-year-old sensation from Sweden, who spun around and ripped one past Bishop for a dandy of a goal. 

Watch the play unfold above. What do you think?


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