EP Scouting Report: A highly skilled player offensively. Nylander skates very well, has impressive hands and is excellent at handling the puck at high speeds.
Hockey sense is very impressive and he likes to shoot the puck a lot, but is also capable of delivering perfect passes. A very agile player that protects the puck well and skates hard in the offensive zone.
On the other hand, his defensive game needs some work. Not a selfish player, but at times he tends to hang onto the puck for too long, instead of making the easier play. Has the tools and skills to lead his team in all
offensive aspects. (Elite Prospects, 2013)
Other memorable dates
- 2014-02-01 • Scored his first SHL goal (vs. AIK, Daniel Larsson), assisted by Jeff Tambellini.
- 2013-11-12 • Scored his first SHL point (vs. Örebro HK), assisting on Adrian Kempe's 1-1 goal.
- 2013-11-12 • Made SHL debut (vs. Örebro HK).
- 2013-02-14 • Scored his first Allsvenskan goal (vs. Örebro HK, Henrik Lundberg), assisted by Robert Carlsson and Fredric Andersson.
- 2013-02-12 • Scored his first Allsvenskan point (vs. Leksands IF), assisting on Johan Jonsson's 2-0 goal.
- 2013-02-12 • Made Allsvenskan debut (vs. Leksands IF). Nylander made his debut on the 2nd line alongside his father Michael Nylander and French forward Damien Fleury, he wore #88.
- 2012-11-12 • Based on an IIHF ruling Nylander became eligible to represent Sweden in international play.
- 2012-11-06 • Played his first game for Team Sweden U18 (vs. Switzerland U18).
- 2012-02-09 • Played his first game for Team Sweden U17 (vs. Russia U17).
- 2011-12-13 • Played his first game for Team Sweden U16 (vs. Finland U16).