TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander’s contract impasse with the Toronto Maple Leafs has ended.The restricted free agent signed a six-year deal Saturday Womens Sven Andrighetto Jersey , just before the 5 p.m. deadline. The deal is worth $10.2 million this season and $6.9 million a year the rest of the seasons.Nylander, the Calgary-born Swede selected eighth overall in 2014, had to sign by the deadline to be eligible to play in the NHL this season. He and the club had been at odds on the terms of a new agreement after his entry-level contract expired July 1, with negotiations stretching through the summer, into training camp and ultimately forcing the 22-year-old winger to miss 26 games. The son of former NHLer Michael Nylander remained in Europe during contract talks.“Going home,” Nylander posted to Twitter along with a picture of his Leafs’ hockey bag about 30 minutes after the contract was announced.Leafs coach Mike Babcock remained confident throughout the negotiations that Nylander would eventually return.“We think Willy’s going to be here, and we think Willy’s going to be here for a long time,” Babcock said earlier this week. “We think he’s going to be a career Leaf. That’s what we think. … That’s what we believe.”Nylander is coming off back-to-back 61-point seasons, including a 2017-18 campaign that saw him score 20 goals and add 41 assists. He had 49 points at even strength, with a team-high 34 assists. He has 48 goals and 87 assists for 135 points in 185 career games. Nylander has added two goals and six assists in 13 playoff outings. SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers and the New York Rangers are seemingly going in opposite directions … yet they are in virtually the same spot.The Rangers Tyson Barrie Jersey , who decided this past February to trade assets and start a rebuilding process in 2018-2019 with a first-year NHL head coach in David Quinn and a bunch of young players, are 13-11-1 (29 points).Meanwhile, the Panthers, who fell just one point short of the playoffs last season and decided to go for it this time around by acquiring high-scoring winger Mike Hoffman, are just 11-11-5 (27 points).Article continues below ...The Panthers, who will host the Rangers on Saturday night, are coming off a 5-2 loss to the best offensive machine in the Western Conference, the Colorado Avalanche.Florida has just eight points (3-3-2) out of this long home stretch that has only the Rangers game remaining, and that doesn’t sit well with the team.“The only positive we want to look at is wins,” said Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, who took the loss against Colorado. “We can’t accept losses in this room.”Saturday’s matchup will feature Luongo and New York’s Henrik Lundqvist Authentic Alexander Wennberg Jersey , who have more goaltending credentials than any other active duo in the NHL, ranking first and second in career appearances, wins and shutouts among active players.Lundqvist, 36, is one of the leaders on a young Rangers team that also includes defenseman Marc Staal, 31, and winger Mats Zuccarello, 31.Everyone else in the core of the team is under 30, including center Mika Zibanejad, 25, who leads the Rangers in assists (17) and points (25); and winger Chris Kreider Artemi Panarin Jersey , 27, who leads the team in goals (14).Among the younger Rangers to watch are rookie forwards Filip Cytil, 19, and Lias Andersson, 20, who were both first-round picks last year and are already in the rotation. Chytil, with five goals and four assists, has been especially impressive.Another young gun on the Rangers is 20-year-old center Brett Howden, who has four goals and nine assists. Neal Pionk, 23, is in his first full year in the NHL and leads Rangers defensemen in points.All that young talent is a major shift from the veteran team that had made the playoffs seven years in a row before last season Cam Atkinson Jersey Kids , reaching the Stanley Cup Finals in 2014.With this season’s team, the Rangers are taking more of a long view, and they will arrive in Sunrise as a well-rested team since they haven’t played since Sunday’s 4-3 shootout loss at the Winnipeg Jets.“It would’ve been nice to play right away after that Winnipeg game, but this gives our injured guys a chance to get healthy,” Quinn told The New York Post. “The break comes at a good time.”Indeed Zuccarello, who missed the previous five games due to a groin injury, practiced in full this week and should be ready for the Panthers. Winger Vladislav Namestnikov, who has missed three games due to a concussion, also appears ready to return.Rangers defensemen Adam McQuaid and Brendan Smith, both dealing with lower-body injuries, could be ready for Saturday. But Quinn has eight defensemen on his roster http://www.bluejacketsshoponline.com/authentic-david-savard-jersey , and he has shuffled that deck all season. Therefore, Smith and McQuaid will be game-time decisions pending their health and how Quinn feels about his other defensemen at that moment.One player who will not return on Saturday is winger Pavel Buchnevich, who has a thumb injury and is “a week away”, according to Quinn.The most significant player on Florida’s injured list is center Vincent Trocheck, an All-Star in 2017 who will miss much of the season due to a fractured ankle.New York has beaten the Panthers the only times they have played this season — 5-2 and 4-2. This is their final meeting of the regular season and the only one in Florida.
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