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William Nylander

Date of Birth May 1, 1996
Height 5' 11
Weight 175
Country Sweden
Position Center
Secondary Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Amateur Team Sodertalje Sodertalje SK
Previous Amateur Team Finland Rogle BK
Draft History
Drafted in 2014 NHL Draft: 1st Round, 8th Overall Pick by Toronto Toronto
DraftSite Scouting Report Small lightweight centre who upper level skills will see him being selected fairly early. He may never have a physical side, but he makes up for it with a other aspects that push him close elite level on the offensive end. Possesses top end gears, and lateral agility. Has great hands and could stickhandle in a phone book. Is both a good shooter and passer. Displays a quick release and pin-point passing accuracy. Son of former NHLer Michael Nylander. He was selected to the roster for the World Junior Under-18 Tournament in April, 2013.

--Bill Placzek--
2014 NHL Mock DraftRd # Team
DraftSite Mock Draft Projection19Winnipeg Winnipeg
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