Heading into the 2014 IIHF U18 World Championship, there was little doubt that Sweden forward William Nylander would be one of the more high profile players at this tournament. But it is doubtful that many expected the slick forward to turn the tournament into his own personal playground.
But so far, at least, that is what Nylander has done. The son of former NHL forward Michael Nylander is currently the leading scorer at this U18, totaling six goals and nine assists for 15 points in just five games. Nylander and his Swedish teammates will face a tough test in their next game, however, a semi-final showdown with a tormentor from previous U18's, Team USA.… read more