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Nylander gets first NHL goal for Maple Leafs

Forward scores in first period against Senators

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Nylander's first career goal

OTT@TOR: Nylander gets first goal on special assist

3/5/16: William Nylander scores his first NHL goal, assisted by Brooks Laich, who also assisted William's dad, Michael, on his final NHL goal

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander scored his first NHL goal in the first period against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

Nylander scored from between the circles after the Maple Leafs won a faceoff in the Senators zone.

Nylander, the No. 8 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, was playing his fourth game since being recalled from the American Hockey League on Feb. 29.

Brooks Laich had the assist on William Nylander's goal. Laich also had an assist on the last NHL goal by Nylander's father, Michael Nylander (209), on April 5, 2009 for the Washington Capitals against the Atlanta Thrashers.

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