Woman pleads guilty in Nyquist first-goal puck theft
A Muskegon woman, 32, pleaded guilty to theft charges in caper involving the swiping the puck from Red Wings' forward Gustav Nyquist's first NHL goal.
Amy Lynn Jones entered the plea as part of deal on larceny by conversion and concealing stolen property as a fourth felony offender in Kent County Circuit Court, according to Mlive.com.
The memorabilia theft occurred at a Comstock Park storage facility in August 2012 and the stolen property turned up at an unauthorized auction two months later, authorties said. The puck is framed with a photo of the Red Wings forward.
Nyquist, who has nine goals and three assists for 12 points in 19 games this season, split the 2012-13 campaign between the American Hockey League Grand Rapids Griffins and the Red Wings.
Jones faces at least five years in prison as part of the plea deal.