William Nylander a.k.a. "William Nylander Altelius"
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Height5'11" / 181 cm
Weight190 lbs / 86 kg
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)
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|12/01/2018||Extension||Toronto Maple Leafs||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|08/18/2014||Confirmed||MODO Hockey||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|12/23/2013||Loan||MODO Hockey||Södertälje SK|
|08/08/2013||Confirmed||Södertälje SK||MODO Hockey|
|08/08/2013||Loan||MODO Hockey||Rögle BK|
|01/04/2012||Confirmed||SDE HF J18||Södertälje SK J18|
|11/13/2018||Sins of the father||Sportsnet.ca|
|10/31/2018||Nylander tops first TSN Trade Bait board of 2018-19 season||TSN.ca|
|10/15/2018||Hartley: 'I would love to see' Nylander in KHL||TSN.ca|
|10/10/2018||Maple Leafs beginning to test trade market for William Nylander||Sportsnet.ca|
|10/04/2018||Leafs RFA Nylander: 'I have to think long-term'||TSN.ca|
|03/05/2016||Maple Leafs’ Nylander pots first NHL goal||SI.com|
|02/29/2016||Maple Leafs’ William Nylander ‘excited’ for NHL debut||Sportsnet.ca|
|01/22/2015||Marlies’ William Nylander adjusting to North America||TheStar.com|
|02/03/2013||Michael and William Nylander to SSK||SödertäljeSK.se|
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
- 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
- 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).
- 2010-11: SDE HF U15 | U15 Div.1 | GP: 58 | G: 33 | A: 31 | P: 64 | PIM: 0