William Nylander
European Skater - Modo, SWEDEN
Final Rank:2Midterm Rank:2
Position:Right WingShoots:Right
Height:5' 9"Weight:169
Born:May 1, 1996Hometown:Stockholm, Sweden
Born in:Calgary, AB, CAN
Drafted: 2014: TOR (1st Round / 8th Overall) 
 • Selected as the Best Forward at the 2014 Under-18 World Championship after leading all players in assists (10) and points (16) in seven games. Sweden finished fourth in the tournament.

• Nylander is the son of Michael, who played for seven teams during a 920-game, 15-season NHL career. “He’s very influential, he’s helped me every day. I played with him last season and he helped me a lot both on and off the ice.”

• He had seven points (1-6—7) in 22 games with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League in 2013-14, and played with his father for part of the season when he was loaned to Rogle in Sweden’s second division (4-4—8 in 18 games).

• In 2012-13, Nylander led his junior team with 43 points (15-28—43) in 27 regular-season games before joining his father on the club’s professional team. As a 16-year-old playing with Sodertalje, he posted 6-3—9 in 28 regular-season and playoff games.

• Nylander won gold with Sweden at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, leading the tournament with eight assists and finishing tied for second in scoring with 2-8—10 in six games. He also represented his country at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and at the 2013 Under-18 World Championship.

• He played minor hockey with Team Maryland of the American Youth Hockey League before joining the Chicago Mission Under-14 team in 2010-11 where he posted 34-27—61 in 29 games, helping the team to the USA Hockey national championship game.




2016-2017SWEDEN (2017 IIHF World Championship)ITLTOUR
2015-2016SWEDEN (2016 WJC Selection Camp)ICAMP
2015-2016SWEDEN (2016 WJC Championships) ITLTOUR11010
2014-2015TEAM SWEDEN (2014 National Jr. Team Evaluation Camp - Lake Placid, NY)NACAMP
2014-2015SWEDEN (2015 WJC Selection Camp)ICAMP
2014-2015SWEDEN (2015 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR737100
2014-2015SWE U20 (4 Nations tournament - Prerov 2014)ITLTOUR31342
2013-2014SWE U18 (4-nation in Turku 2013)ITLTOUR
2013-2014SWE U18 (2014 IIHF U18 WJC Treining Camp)ITLTOUR
2013-2014SWE (2014 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR7610160
2013-2014SWE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2013)ITLTOUR44264
2013-2014MODO JR.SWEDEN-JR.30334
2012-2013SWE U18 (4-nation in Ann Arbor 2012)NATOUR
2012-2013SWEDEN (2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR
2012-2013SWE (2013 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR
2012-2013SODERTALJE JR.SWEDEN-JR.2715284314
2012-2013SODERTALJE U18SWE-JR. U1812132
2011-2012SWE U17 (Hradec Kralove 2012)ITLTOUR
2011-2012SODERTALJE U18SWE-JR. U18975122