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William Nylander

Born:May 1, 1996Draft:2014 Maple Leafs, #8 Overall
Hometown:Calgary, ABPosition:RW
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Sweden/Canada

William Andrew Michael Junior Nylander (Nicknamed “Willy Styles”) (born 1 May 1996) is a Canadian-born Swedish professional ice hockey right winger for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nylander was selected by the Maple Leafs in the first round, eighth overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

William Nylander Toronto Maple Leafs
William Nylander, Toronto Maple Leafs (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • World Championship All-Star Team (2019)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Sweden (2019)
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (October – 2017)
  • NHL Rookie of the Month (March – 2017)
  • World Championship All-Star Team (2017)
  • World Championship gold medal (2017)
  • World Championship Most Valuable Player (2017)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Sweden (2017)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2016)
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