William Nylander a.k.a. "William Nylander Altelius"

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/RW
  • Height
    5'11" / 181 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    17/18

Father: Michael Nylander
Brother: Alexander Nylander
Uncles: Peter Nylander, Thommy Nylander

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.

Has improved his defensive game a lot. Has the tools and skills to lead his team in all offensive aspects. (Elite Prospects, 2017)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 Team Maryland Bantam Minor AYMBHL 28 25 26 51 12 |
2010-11 Chicago Mission Bantam Major AAA T1EBHL 29 34 27 61 8 |
2011-12 SDE HF J18 J18 Elit 18 12 14 26 14 14 |
Södertälje SK U16 U16 SM 3 3 4 7 4 6 |
Södertälje SK J18 J18 Allsvenskan 9 7 5 12 2 0 |
Södertälje SK J20 SuperElit 8 1 3 4 2 -8 | Playoffs 4 0 5 5 2 -1
Sweden U16 (all) International-Jr 7 4 7 11 4 6 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 4 -1 |
2012-13 Södertälje SK J18 J18 Elit 1 2 1 3 2 2 |
Södertälje SK J20 SuperElit 27 15 28 43 14 14 |
Södertälje SK Allsvenskan 8 4 2 6 2 2 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 1 3 4 -4
Sweden U17 WHC-17 6 2 8 10 2 |
Sweden U17 (all) International-Jr 3 2 3 5 2 0 |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 5 2 1 3 2 2 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 10 4 2 6 4 2 |
2013-14 MODO Hockey J18 J18 Allsvenskan 0 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 3 4 7 4 4
MODO Hockey J20 SuperElit 3 0 3 3 4 -1 | Playoffs 5 3 5 8 2 7
MODO Hockey SHL 22 1 6 7 6 -3 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 1
Rögle BK Allsvenskan 18 4 4 8 10 0 |
Södertälje SK Allsvenskan 17 11 8 19 6 2 |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 7 6 10 16 0 8 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 14 12 13 25 6 11 |
2014-15 MODO Hockey SHL 21 8 12 20 6 3 |
Toronto Marlies AHL 37 14 18 32 4 8 | Playoffs 5 0 3 3 0 2
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 3 7 10 0 -2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 5 13 18 2 1 |
2015-16 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 22 6 7 13 4 1 |
Toronto Marlies AHL 38 18 27 45 10 7 | Playoffs 14 7 4 11 2 3
Sweden U20 “A” WJC-20 1 1 0 1 0 2 |
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 2 1 1 2 0 1 |
2016-17 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 81 22 39 61 32 -3 | Playoffs 6 1 3 4 2 4
Sweden WC 10 7 7 14 2 11 |
Sweden (all) International 10 7 7 14 2 10 |
2017-18 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 82 20 41 61 10 20 | Playoffs 7 1 3 4 0 -3
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 New York Jr. Rangers QC Int PW - - - - - |
2011-12 Stockholm 1 TV-Pucken 8 7 10 17 14 15 |
2013-14 Sweden U18 Hlinka Memorial 4 4 2 6 4 1 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 75 32 45 77 1.03 14 15 | 19 7 7 14 0.74 2 5
Allsvenskan 43 19 14 33 0.77 18 4 | 10 2 1 3 0.30 4 -4
AYMBHL 28 25 26 51 1.82 12 0 |
Hlinka Memorial 4 4 2 6 1.50 4 1 |
International 10 7 7 14 1.40 2 10 |
International-Jr 51 28 39 67 1.31 22 20 |
J18 Allsvenskan 9 7 5 12 1.33 2 0 | 4 3 4 7 1.75 4 4
J18 Elit 19 14 15 29 1.53 16 16 |
NHL 185 48 87 135 0.73 46 18 | 13 2 6 8 0.62 2 1
QC Int PW 0 0 0 0 - 0 |
SHL 43 9 18 27 0.63 12 0 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 1
SuperElit 38 16 34 50 1.32 20 5 | 9 3 10 13 1.44 4 6
T1EBHL 29 34 27 61 2.10 8 0 |
TV-Pucken 8 7 10 17 2.13 14 15 |
U16 SM 3 3 4 7 2.33 4 6 |
WC 10 7 7 14 1.40 2 11 |
WHC-17 6 2 8 10 1.67 2 0 |
WJC-18 12 8 11 19 1.58 2 10 |
WJC-20 8 4 7 11 1.38 0 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/18/2014
08/18/2014 Confirmed MODO Hockey Toronto Maple Leafs
12/23/2013
12/23/2013 Loan MODO Hockey Södertälje SK
08/08/2013
08/08/2013 Confirmed Södertälje SK MODO Hockey
08/08/2013 Loan MODO Hockey Rögle BK
01/04/2012
01/04/2012 Confirmed SDE HF J18 Södertälje SK J18
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2014, 1 #13 overall by Mississauga Steelheads in the CHL Import Draft

Drafted 2013, 2 #60 overall by Avangard Omsk in the KHL Draft

Drafted 2012, 6 #85 overall by Chicago Steel in the USHL Futures Draft

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #5 by ISS Hockey

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #4 by Future Considerations

2014 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #8 by McKeen's Hockey

Full name: William Andrew Michael Junior Nylander Altelius

Career transactions
- 2014-06-27 • Terminated his contract with MODO Hockey | Full story
- 2013-12-23 • Loaned to Södertälje SK | Full story
- 2013-12-13 • Terminated his loan agreement with Rögle BK | Full story
- 2013-11-07 • Recalled by MODO Hockey | Full story
- 2013-08-08 • Loaned to Rögle BK | Full story
- 2013-08-08 • Signed to a two-year contract by MODO Hockey | Full story
- 2013-05-30 • Terminated his contract with Södertälje SK | Full story
- 2013-01-03 • Signed to a two-year pro contract by Södertälje SK | Full story

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).

2010-11: SDE HF U15 | U15 Div.1 | GP: 58 | G: 33 | A: 31 | P: 64 | PIM: 0