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Brothers: Peter Nylander, Thommy Nylander
Sons: William Nylander, Alexander Nylander
Michael Nylander was selected 59th overall in 1991 after scoring 34 points with Huddinge IK. In 1992, he won World Championship gold with Sweden and scored 33 points in 59 games as a rookie for the Whalers. He later won a 2nd World Championship in 2006 and set career highs with 26 goals and 83 points in 2007. Michael reached the 60-point mark 5 times over his career and played his last NHL season in 2009. He retired with 209 goals and 679 points.