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Sportsnet.ca 5 hours ago
Has Nylander’s season affected his trade value for Maple Leafs?

Has Nylander’s season affected his trade value for Maple Leafs?

NHL insider Elliotte Friedman joins the Starting Lineup to explain why he doesn’t believe William Nylander’s slow start and struggles have really affected his trade value for the Maple Leafs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca 21 hours ago
Brian Burke thinks the Maple Leafs trade Nylander in off-season

Brian Burke thinks the Maple Leafs trade Nylander in off-season

Brian Burke doesn’t love the William Nylander contract, thinks he’s not a difference maker and believes William Nylanders last game as a Maple Leaf will come in this season’s playoffs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Jan 16, 2019

A glance to the past could help Maple Leafs’ immediate future

Mike Babcock dipped into the past on Wednesday. The goal of the Maple Leafs’ coach in doing so is to fix the present, and make the Leafs’ future brighter. With the Leafs playing listless, often effort-free hockey in recent weeks, Babcock at practice reunited the line of Auston Matthews between William Nylander and Zach Hyman, […]
Toronto Sun Jan 16, 2019

Babcock reverts to past as Leafs try to climb out of struggles

Go with what has worked in the past. With the Maple Leafs playing listless, mostly effort-free hockey in recent weeks, coach Mike Babcock at practice on Wednesday put Zach Hyman back on the left wing with centre Auston Matthews and William Nylander. That trio worked well during much of the past two seasons, but has […]
Toronto Star Jan 16, 2019
Maple Leafs shake up lines ahead of visit to first-place Lightning

Maple Leafs shake up lines ahead of visit to first-place Lightning

Auston Matthews was back between William Nylander and Zach Hyman — a trio that was together most of the last two seasons — while Andreas Johnsson was shuffled to play on the wing with John Tavares and Mitch Marner.
The Hockey Writers Jan 15, 2019

Are Maple Leaf Fans Giving Nylander a Fair Shake?

I feel sorry for William Nylander. I’m sure my opinion isn’t a popular one; still, I can’t help but think that he’s just a 22-year-old kid who must be incredibly frustrated with the lack of success he’s having on the ice. Things used to be much easier than they’ve been this year, and I’m sure […] The post Are Maple Leaf Fans Giving Nylander a Fair Shake? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
NESN.com Jan 12, 2019

Tuukka Rask Stonewalls Leafs’ William Nylander To Preserve Bruins’ Lead

The final five minutes of the Boston Bruins’ 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs defined hair-raising hockey, with the... Read More »
Toronto Sun Jan 12, 2019

Bruins still have Maple Leafs’ number

Mike Babcock hoped to make things happen by starting Saturday’s big game against Boston with his slump-ridden line of Patrick Marleau, Nazem Kadri and William Nylander. They were all over the ice, but not on the summary sheet much, in a 3-2 loss to Boston that foreshadowed a second half of scoreboard watching as both […]
The Hockey Writers Jan 12, 2019

Should the Maple Leafs Trade Nylander for Simmonds?

It’s been a roller coaster year for William Nylander. First, he successfully held out for a larger contract, and second, he had a frustrating on-ice start to the season and it took more time than anyone wanted for him to find the scoresheet. I’m sure the Toronto Maple Leafs are pleased, both that the contract […] The post Should the Maple Leafs Trade Nylander for Simmonds? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf Jan 12, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs: Unlucky Nylander Due for Explosion

Toronto Maple Leafs young star winger William Nylander has struggled since his return to the lineup in early December. Or has he?  Perhaps the Toronto Maple Leafs fans and media have been beating the wrong dead horse. Perhaps? Oh please!  Of course they have. It wouldn’t be Toronto if the fans and media weren’t getting […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Unlucky Nylander Due for Explosion - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Jan 12, 2019
Quick Shifts: What if the Maple Leafs don’t trade for defence?

Quick Shifts: What if the Maple Leafs don’t trade for defence?

How the Maple Leafs sold John Tavares on their defence, Auston Matthews sticks up for William Nylander, Canucks stars want Alex Edler to stay, plus 9 more NHL goodies. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Star Jan 11, 2019
Damien Cox: William Nylander not up to speed yet, but it’s not a crisis situation for the Leafs

Damien Cox: William Nylander not up to speed yet, but it’s not a crisis situation for the Leafs

It’s coming. S-L-O-W-L-Y. Just remember, the objective for the Leafs is to have Nylander back playing at a top level by early April, not by next week.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 10, 2019
Zach Hyman should bring balance back to Maple Leafs’ lineup

Zach Hyman should bring balance back to Maple Leafs’ lineup

NHL Insider Chris Johnston discusses the return of Zach Hyman to Toronto’s lineup as well as William Nylander’s continued struggles. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 10, 2019
Should the Maple Leafs add the weight of Wayne Simmonds?

Should the Maple Leafs add the weight of Wayne Simmonds?

TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie touches on William Nylander struggling to get back to speed, the price for rental players like Wayne Simmonds, the Maple Leafs’ power play shooting blanks, if the Flames can keep up their pace, and what’s gone wrong with the Avalanche recently. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Jan 10, 2019

Maple Leafs help William Nylander deal with critics

William Nylander lacks scoring points, but not a strong support group. With just three in his first 14 games after signing a $41.4-million contract, enough ammunition for fans and media to start piling on, Maple Leafs teammates have expressed confidence in the winger to take some heat off. “Somebody just behind their computer, other times […]

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