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Life goes on without Nylander, Kapanen as Marlies win over IceCaps

Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com Having two teenagers on your AHL roster is a rare occurrence. Having them both be core players is rarer, having one become the best player in the league while staying there is even rarer, and losing them both to the World Juniors? Well, that’s not typically a thing that happens. Then…

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Dmytro Timashov named player of the game in Sweden’s WJC debut

Though the main story in Toronto after Sweden’s first game at the World Juniors is the status of William Nylander, who took a blindside hit to the head in the first period and didn’t return, he wasn’t the only Leafs prospect on the ice this morning. Dmytro Timashov, who lined up with the Nylander brothers…

William Nylander victim of dirty blindside hit in 2016 WJC debut

Embed from Getty Images While everybody was excited to see William Nylander rip up the world juniors, there was some concern that his high-profile status would make him a physical target for the opposition. Those fears were confirmed, as the 19-year-old took a blindside hit to the head late in the first period.