Leafs Still Shopping Nylander Despite Red Hot Season's Start

Published October 29, 2023 at 10:33

Is Toronto Still Considering Trading Nylander?


Nylander has hit the ground running this season. The talented Swede scored 12 points in his first eight games, maintaining a point streak ever since game one.

William Nylander ties the Leafs record for a season-opening point streak with this goal 🔥😎

According to insider Eklund, whispers about the Leafs considering trading Nylander haven't died down. His great performance, however, has inflated his market value, with teams realizing they'll need to negotiate a contract with him.

« They are definitely still looking to move him,» the source said, «however we all know he's a streaky player and we all know he wants a lot in contract, and we all know how much The Leafs needs to move him eventually. It's gonna take somebody getting desperate to add scoring when they lose a player. If Patrick Laine is out for longer than expected, then you could definitely see Columbus getting involved because they need to.»

If the Right Offer Comes Along...


If the Leafs are thinking about trading Nylander, they would expect a high return. Currently, with his $6.9 AAV, Nylander arguably offers the best value in the NHL. Any trade involving him would need to be particularly advantageous for the Leafs, especially considering his current form.

Conor Timmins. Jake McCabe. And now, Timothy Liljegren. The Maple Leafs' defence is getting an early stress test as the injuries mount.

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October 29   |   59 answers
Leafs Still Shopping Nylander Despite Red Hot Season's Start

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