Nylander picked up two assists, one on the power play, in Friday's 4-2 win over the Oilers. He recorded the secondary helper on Jimmy Vesey's tally in the second period and John Tavares' game-winner midway through the third. Nylander is off to a brisk start to the season as a key part of Toronto's potent offense, scoring two goals and seven points through six games.
Nylander delivered two goals and an assist Wednesday in a 5-4 overtime win over Montreal. He notched a goal at even strength and on the power play, and set up the tying goal in the third. Nylander is often maligned by fans in Toronto, but he was smooth as silk on Opening Night. This could be a great season for the talented winger.
Nylander scored a goal and dished an assist in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blue Jackets in Game 4. With the Maple Leafs trailing by three, Nylander cut the deficit to two with his third-period tally, igniting a three-goal comeback within the last four minutes of regulation. He added two shots and a plus-2 rating Friday. Nylander has four points and eight shots through four games in the series.
Nylander posted a power-play goal on four shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss in Game 3 versus the Blue Jackets. Nylander scored at 7:08 of the second period for the Maple Leafs' second goal of the game. Through three games in the series, the 24-year-old forward has a goal, an assist and six shots on net. He posted 31 goals and 59 points in 68 regular-season contests.
Nylander has 31 goals and 59 points in 68 games this season. After scoring at just a half-point-per-game pace last season, Nylander answered critics with his first 30-goal campaign in 2019-20. The 23-year-old forward scored 17 of his 59 points with the man advantage. If the NHL completes the 2019-20 regular season, Nylander has a good shot at surpassing his previous career high of 61 points.
Last 7 Games
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