Nylander Reveals Why he Winked at Klingberg After Scoring Against Montreal

Published October 14, 2023 at 2:13 PM

Maple Leafs Start The Season On A High Note

The Toronto Maple Leafs kicked off their season with a thrilling 6-5 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. During the match, William Nylander winked at John Klingberg, leaving fans curious about its meaning.

The mystery has now been unveiled.


Facing off against the Montreal Canadiens, the Toronto Maple Leafs delivered a performance filled with the energy, spirit, and drama one expects from a classic rivalry. The game witnessed a shootout, intense physical play, and a lot of goals.

Nylander's Wink to Klingberg Explained


In the midst of the excitement, after Nylander's goal pushed the Leafs ahead 3-2, he shared a mysterious wink with teammate John Klingberg. The unexpected gesture left fans and followers intrigued, wondering about its significance. The air of mystery has finally been cleared by Nylander himself.

"I have no clue where that came from, to be honest. Somebody showed me that after the game and I was like I don't know what that was'".

Even if Nylander didn't have a particular reason for his wink at Klingberg, it surely added a fun twist to the game. Given the buzz it created, perhaps we might see him repeat the gesture in future games, either as a celebratory move or to salute another player.

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Nylander Reveals Why he Winked at Klingberg After Scoring Against Montreal

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