Who is William Nylander? Bio, Net Worth, Parents, Age, Nationality, Facts

William Nylander

Who is William Nylander?

William Nylander is a Swedish professional ice hockey player who was born in Canada. He is a right-winger for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). In the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Leafs picked him ninth overall. On the international stage, he made his senior team debut in 2017 for Sweden.

At the 2017 IIHF World Championship, he led Sweden to a gold medal. In addition, he was named the IIHF World Championship MVP.

Best Known For?

  • The Toronto Maple Leafs’ right-winger.

Early Life/ Personal Life

On May 1, 1997, William Nylander was born. William Andrew Michael Junior Nylander Altelius is his given name. He was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is of Swedish origin. His father, Michael Nylander, and mother, Camilla, gave birth to him. He has a brother named Alex Nylander, as well as three sisters named Stephanie, Jacquline, and Michelle.

He spent most of his childhood in the United States, where his father was a member of several NHL teams. When he was 14, his family relocated to Sweden.

Celebrated Name William Nylander
Age 25 Years
Nick Name William
Birth Name William Andrew Michael Junior Nylander Altelius
Birth Date 1997-05-01
Gender Male
Profession Ice Hockey Player
Place Of Birth Calgary, Alberta
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Swedish
Famous For Right-winger for Toronto Maple Leafs
Position Right Winger
First Club Toronto Maple Leafs
Current Team Toronto Maple Leafs
Jersey Number 88
Awards Gold medal for Sweden at the 2017 IIHF World Championships
Height 1.83 (6 ft)
Weight 191 lbs (87 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Not Known
Father Michael Nylander

Mother Camilla Nylander

Siblings 4
Brothers Alex Nylander
Sisters Stephanie, Jacquline, MIchelle
Source of Wealth Ice Hockey (Contract, salary, sponsorships, endorsements)
Salary Around $6 million
Net Worth Around $5 million
Career Start 2013
Education Not Known
Links Instagram

William Nylander Professional Career

  • William and his brother began playing ice hockey at a young age because their father was a professional ice hockey player.
  • He represented the New York Rangers minor ice hockey club in the 2009 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament.
  • He signed with Sodertalje SK, an Allsvenskan league team where his father also played.
  • His professional debut came alongside his father. In his first game, he had an assist.
  • He finished the 2013-14 season with a 22-game rookie stint in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).
  • He was a top prospect when he entered the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
  • He was praised for his offensive ability and puck-moving skills. However, he was chastised for his defensive play and his little size at the time.
  • On August 18, 2014, the Toronto Maple Leafs drafted him ninth overall.
  • He signed a three-year entry-level deal with the Leafs.
  • He scored against the Philadelphia Flyers in the preseason.
  • At the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship, he finished sixth in scoring.
  • In January 2015, he was assigned to the Maple Leafs’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Toronto Marlies.
  • He scored 32 points in 37 games to help the Marlies, who were at the bottom of the standings at the time, reach the Calder Cup playoffs in 2015.
  • He appeared in 21 games during the 2014-15 SHL season and was considered a possible SHL Rookie of the Year candidate.
  • On February 29, 2016, he made his NHL debut against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • On March 5, 2016, he scored his first goal against the Ottawa Senators.
  • He was named to the Maple Leafs’ full-time roster for the 2016-17 season.
  • He played a role in two of Auston Matthews’ four goals. Matthews established an NHL record for the most goals scored by a rookie in his debut.
  • For the month of October, he was awarded NHL Rookie of the Month.
  • He scored eleven points in nine games, ranking second in the league and first among rookies.
  • On February 4, 2017, he recorded his first NHL hat-trick against the Boston Bruins.
  • His 61 points aided the Leafs’ advancement to the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Washington Capitals defeated them in six games.
  • During the 2017-18 regular season, he scored 61 points and helped the team qualify for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Boston Bruins defeated them in seven games.
  • His contract extension negotiations with the Maple Leafs fell through.
  • During the offseason, he became a restricted free agent but went unsigned.
  • He inked a six-year, $41.77 million contract with the Maple Leafs only weeks before the deadline.
  • In the 2016-17 season, he has 22 goals and 39 assists for 61 points.
  • In the 2017-18 season, he has 20 goals and 41 assists for 61 points.
  • In the 2018-19 season, he has 7 goals and 20 assists for a total of 27 points.
  • In the 2019-20 season, he has 31 goals and 28 assists for 59 points.
  • In the 2020-21 season, he had 17 goals and 25 assists for 42 points.
  • In the 2021-22 season, he had 34 goals and 46 assists for a total of 80 points.
  • In 2017, William Nylander made his senior team debut for Sweden.

International Career of William Nylander

  • William Nylander was eligible to represent either Canada or Sweden. He was selected to represent Sweden.
  • He represented Sweden at the World U17 Hockey Challenge in 2013. Sweden won gold, and he had a tournament-high eight assists.
  • At the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships, he led all scorers with 16 points in seven games.
  • At the 2017 IIHF World Championship, he made his senior squad debut.
  • He scored 14 points in 10 games to help Sweden win gold.

Who is the girlfriend of William Nylander?

William Nylander is single. He is now single, according to reports. He keeps his personal life private. This page will be updated with detailed information about his dating history, relationships, and girlfriend.

How tall is William Nylander?

William Nylander is 1.83 meters tall, or 6 feet tall. He weighs 191 pounds or 87 kilograms. He has an athletic body build. His eyes are blue, and his hair is blonde. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.

What are William Nylander’s net worth and salary?

William Nylander is a well-known ice hockey player. He is currently a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. In 2018, he agreed to a six-year contract extension with the Maple Leafs worth $41.77 million. He currently earns around $6 million per year. His current net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

Did You Know?

  • His father was a professional ice hockey player for numerous NHL clubs.
  • His brother is also an ice hockey player, having been drafted eighth overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
  • He made his NHL debut at the age of 19.
  • He is only the second Maple Leaf to score the game’s lone goal in overtime during the regular season.
  • He spent time skating in Sweden and Austria as a free agent after the 2017-18 season.
  • In 2018, he was ranked fifth in the NHLPA’s annual player poll for best hai in the league.

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