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Would Nylander Peak More With Matthews or Laine?

I will not dwell on the question about which one of Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine is the best player prior to the upcoming draft. That is above all for the Toronto Maple Leafs to answer, and I am actually quite comfortable with not having to choose between one and the other. With that being said I wish to highlight how difficult that first pick is, and how many variables that...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

David Pastrnak Jokes Friend William Nylander Should Keep Head Up Vs. Bruins (Video)

David Pastrnak and William Nylander’s friendship goes back to their days playing hockey together in Sweden, but nowadays on the ice, they’re closer to frenemies than anything else. Pastrnak’s Boston Bruins traveled to Toronto to take on Nylander’s Maple Leafs, and the two old friends went caught up for dinner Friday night. On the walk home, Pastrnak revealed that Nylander...
Via NESN.com
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Toronto Sun mocks Leafs call-ups as demotions

William Nylander got his first taste of NHL action when the Toronto Maple Leafs called up the forward prior to their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Most would consider the call to come up from the AHL to the NHL a promotion, but maybe not in the case of the Leafs. The Toronto Sun harshly summed things up, via Reddit Hockey: It’s a big change to jump from the AHL to...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

William Nylander finally receives good news following concussion

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander was supposed to go to the World Junior Championships to put up the type of performance which showed he was ready to play on an NHL roster. Instead, Nylander suffered a concussion in his first game with Team Sweden and has not played since. But nearly three weeks after sustaining the concussion, Nylander is finally receiving some good...
Via Fox Sports
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Swiss Forward Chris Egil Suspended After Head shot on William Nylander

Switzerland forward Chris Egli will have to sit out the remainder of the preliminary round of the World Juniors after hitting William Nylander in the head on Saturday. During the first period of the Sweden’s opening game, Nylander took the puck in the neutral zone before Egli came in and delivered a big check to the head. Egil would be ejected from the game while Nylander would...
Via The Hockey House
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Toronto prospect rocked by huge open-ice check

Toronto Maple Leafs fans are holding their breath after talented prospect William Nylander was rocked by a massive open-ice check during the World Juniors. Some fans believed this was a clean hit, but there appears to be a significant amount of contact made to the head. Nylander was forced to leave the ice with an undisclosed injury.
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto prospect William Nylander eyes WJC as way to make Maple Leafs roster

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander, the eighth overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, is tearing up the AHL as a member of the Toronto Marlies. Nylander leads the league in scoring by a six-point margin thanks to his 34 points (14 goals, 20 assists) in 27 games. So as Nylander heads to join Team Sweden for this winter's World Junior Championships, a star performance in the...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Prospects impress at rookie tournament

The Toronto Maple Leafs hosted their annual Rookie Tournament this past weekend at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario. The 4-team round-robin included the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, as well as the host Maple Leafs. Toronto finished the tournament 2-1, and their prospects showcased some promising impressions. The future Leafs defeated the Blackhawks...
Via isportsweb.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect profile: William Nylander

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason has not produced glamorous free agent signings or blockbuster trades. The roster as it stands today is what will be on the ice against the Montreal Canadians on October 8th. Not much different from last year’s roster and the minor changes to this year’s club gives nothing of optimism for the upcoming season. The optimism lies in this...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons William Nylander Fits with Maple Leafs

#451342168 / gettyimages.com In last week’s draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs chose William Nylander as the team’s number eight pick. Nylander spent last season in a Swedish men’s league and has a good background that gives the Maple Leafs some nice options for the player. Take a look at some of the reasons why Nylander is such a good fit with the Leafs.   5.  Generational...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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