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Eastern Atlantic Standings

Team W-L-OTL Pts
34-12-13 81
38-16-4 80
33-16-8 74
32-20-6 70
32-23-5 69
27-27-4 58
25-27-3 53
22-28-8 52

2023 Stats

Plus-Minus Goals Scored For or Against Total
Time On Ice Per Game
Penalty Minutes
Regular Season 47 78 2 20:02 20

Top William Nylander News

  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Six-game, 13-point streak

    Nylander had three assists Saturday in a 4-3 win over Colorado.

    He factored in on all three of goals of Tyler Bertuzzi's hat trick. Two of the assists came on the power play. Nylander is riding a seven-game point streak that includes six goals and seven helpers. He is up to 78 points (31 goals, 47 assists), which leads the team in scoring. Nylander sits 10th in the NHL in assists, and he's tied with Artemi Panarin for sixth in points overall.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Pockets helper in win

    Nylander notched an assist and two shots on goal in Thursday's 7-3 win over the Golden Knights.

    Nylander extended his point streak to six games, though this was the first time in that span he failed to score a goal. During the streak, he has six tallies and four helpers. The winger is up to 75 points, 230 shots on net and a plus-2 rating over 56 outings. He's on track to shatter his career high of 87 points from last season.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Scores twice Wednesday

    Nylander scored a pair of goals on seven shots and added four PIM in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Coyotes.

    Nylander reached the 30-goal mark in the first period with a power-play tally. After his second penalty of the game expired early in the third, he tallied again on a breakaway out of the box. The 27-year-old has eight goals and five assists over his last eight outings, giving him 74 points, 228 shots, 20 PIM and a plus-2 rating through 55 contests overall. He's earned 29 of his points with the man advantage.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Three more points Saturday

    Nylander tallied a goal and two assists in Saturday's 9-2 win over Anaheim.

    Two of Nylander's three points came on the power play, including a goal that extended Toronto's lead to 4-1 in the first period. The 27-year-old forward has been hot out of the All-Star break, recording five goals and 10 points in his last six contests. Overall, Nylander's up to 28 goals and 71 points through 53 games, as he's well on pace to top the 80-point threshold for a third straight season.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Nets winner in OT

    Nylander (illness) scored the game-winning goal Thursday in a 4-3 overtime victory over the Flyers. He also had an assist.

    Nylander scored 54 seconds into the extra frame when he took a pass from Timothy Liljegren and fired a shot between Samuel Ersson's pads from the slot. Nylander was among a trio of Leafs, including John Tavares and Mitchell Marner, who didn't practice Wednesday due to illness. Nylander had scuffled offensively almost immediately after inking his big contract, but he now has seven points, including four goals, and 18 shots in his last four games.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Slated to play Thursday

    Nylander (illness) is set to suit up against the Flyers on Thursday,'s Dave McCarthy reports.

    Nylander joined John Tavares and Mitchell Marner among the absentees at Wednesday's practice but all three players are expected to be in the lineup against Philadelphia. With 26 goals in 51 games this season, the 27-year-old Nylander could reach the 40-goal threshold for the second straight season.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Under the weather

    Nylander didn't practice Wednesday due to an illness, David Alter of The Hockey News reports.

    A bug seems to be going around the Maple Leafs' locker room, as John Tavares and Mitchell Marner also missed practice Wednesday due to an illness. Another update on Nylander's status should surface prior to puck drop against Philadelphia on Thursday.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Two goals, three points in win

    Nylander scored two goals and added an assist in Wednesday's 5-4 victory over the Stars.

    Nylander opened the scoring with a power-play marker in the first period and added an assist on John Tavares' tally in the second, also on the man advantage, before picking up a second goal in the final frame. The 27-year-old Nylander now has four points (two goals, two assists) in his last two contests after going scoreless in three games prior to the All-Star break. He's up to 25 goals and 65 points through 49 games this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Registers power-play helper

    Nylander notched a power-play assist, six shots on goal and a minus-2 rating in Monday's 3-2 loss to the Islanders.

    Nylander went into the All-Star break on a three-game dry spell, but he snapped it with a helper Monday. He was held off the scoresheet in seven of his last nine outings in January, a rare sequence of struggles for the 27-year-old, whose slump came just after he signed an eight-year extension with a cap hit at $11.5 million. Nylander is still among the best forwards in the league with 62 points (23 on the power play), 203 shots on net and a plus-1 rating through 48 appearances this season.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Top-five scorer in NHL

    Nylander scored twice Saturday in a 6-4 loss to Vancouver.

    They were beauty goals from distance. The first was a wrist shot from the top of the left circle off the rush that went over Thatcher Demko's glove and into the top corner of the net. The second was another wrist shot but from the right circle that deflected off a Canucks defender's stick. The tallies came 3:26 apart and were part of a three-goal run in that span to tie the game 3-3 in the second. Nylander continues to lead the Leafs in scoring with 61 points, which also puts him in a three-way tie with Artemi Panarin and Elias Pettersson for fifth in the NHL.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Garners two assists

    Nylander notched two assists in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Flames.

    Nylander provided a helper on one of Auston Matthews' three goals and also assisted on Mitchell Marner's power-play goal. Even with the two points on the night, Nylander struggled defensively as he finished with a minus-1 rating in 19:02 TOI. He has been cold as of late - he did not have a point in his past four games but looks to turn the corner when the Maple Leafs visit the Canucks this Saturday.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Celebrates deal with three helpers

    Nylander notched three assists, two on the power play, in Tuesday's 7-1 rout of the Sharks.

    One day after signing a massive eight-year, $92 million contract extension, Nylander got right back to work on his breakout campaign. The 27-year-old has 10 multi-point performances in the last 15 games, piling up eight goals and 27 points over that stretch, and he's on pace to top his career high of 87 points by the end of February.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Inks eight-year deal

    Nylander agreed to terms on an eight-year, $92 million contract extension with Toronto on Monday.

    When Nylander's contract kicks in next season, he will become the second-highest-paid player on the Leafs behind only Auston Matthews. The 27-year-old Nylander is putting together a fantastic 2023-24 campaign with 21 goals and 33 assists, setting him up to cross the 100-point threshold for the first time in his nine-year NHL career. While the salary cap is expected to go up, Toronto may have to consider trying to offload John Tavares or Mitchell Marner in the offseason to avoid committing over $46 million to just four players.

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  • Maple Leafs' William Nylander: Six points in last three games

    Nylander had two goals and an assist in a 4-1 win over San Jose on Saturday.

    Nylander has six points (four goals, two assists) in his past three games. His first goal came midway through the third when he scored blocker side with a wrist shot from the right circle. Nylander's second of the game came at 16:28 when he banked in a shot from below the goal line after Mackenzie Blackwood stopped his one-timer from point-blank range. He currently sits fifth on the NHL scoring list with 54 points through 37 outings. Next up should be an All-Star nod and a massive contract extension.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 202 lbs
Birthplace: Calgary, AB
Age: 27
Experience: 8
Shoots: Right