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Sweden Canada William Nylander
a.k.a. "William Nylander Altelius"
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
24
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Shoots
R
Contract
23/24
Cap Hit
$6,962,366 Powered by
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Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1

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 13U AAA AYHL 13U 28 25 26 51 12 |
2010-11 Chicago Mission 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 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 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 J20 SuperElit 27 15 28 43 14 14 |
Södertälje SK HockeyAllsvenskan 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 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 HockeyAllsvenskan 18 4 4 8 10 0 |
Södertälje SK HockeyAllsvenskan 17 11 8 19 6 2 |
Sweden U18 WJC-18 7 6 10 16 0 8 |
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 15 12 15 27 6 12 |
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
2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 54 7 20 27 16 -4 | Playoffs 7 1 2 3 2 1
Sweden WC 8 5 13 18 0 16 |
Sweden (all) International 8 5 13 18 0 16 |
2019-20 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 68 31 28 59 12 -2 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 0 -3
2020-21 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 4 2 3 5 2 0 |
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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 Gretzky Cup 4 4 2 6 4 1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2020-2021
Mon 18/01 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Winnipeg Jets
Sat 16/01 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Ottawa Senators
Fri 15/01 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Ottawa Senators
Wed 13/01 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montréal Canadiens
NHL 2019-2020
Sun 09/08 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Fri 07/08 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu 06/08 Toronto Maple Leafs @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Tue 04/08 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Sun 02/08 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Tue 10/03 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning
Skill Rating

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Speed
18
Puckhandling
18
Agility
18
Passing
17

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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 2 75 32 45 77 1.03 14 15 | 2 19 7 7 14 0.74 2 5
AYHL 13U 1 28 25 26 51 1.82 12 - | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 4 4 2 6 1.50 4 1 | 0
HockeyAllsvenskan 2 43 19 14 33 0.77 18 4 | 1 10 2 1 3 0.30 4 -4
International 2 18 12 20 32 1.78 2 26 | 0
International-Jr 5 52 28 41 69 1.33 22 21 | 0
J18 Allsvenskan 2 9 7 5 12 1.33 2 0 | 1 4 3 4 7 1.75 4 4
J18 Elit (J18 Region) 2 19 14 15 29 1.53 16 16 | 0
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 3 38 16 34 50 1.32 20 5 | 2 9 3 10 13 1.44 4 6
NHL 6 311 88 138 226 0.73 76 12 | 4 25 5 10 15 0.60 4 -1
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
SHL 2 43 9 18 27 0.63 12 0 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 1
T1EHL 14U 1 29 34 27 61 2.10 8 - | 0
TV-Pucken 1 8 7 10 17 2.13 14 15 | 0
U16 SM 1 3 3 4 7 2.33 4 6 | 0
WC 2 18 12 20 32 1.78 2 27 | 0
WHC-17 1 6 2 8 10 1.67 2 - | 0
WJC-18 2 12 8 11 19 1.58 2 10 | 0
WJC-20 2 8 4 7 11 1.38 0 0 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/01/2018
12/01/2018 Extension Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Maple Leafs
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
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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
- 2014-08-18 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs | Full story
- 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). Made his debut on the 2nd line alongside his father Michael Nylander and French forward Damien Fleury.
- 2012-11-12 • Based on an IIHF ruling Nylander became eligible to represent Sweden in official 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).

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

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