Ramblings: Draisaitl, Nylander, Pastrnak and more (Jan.25)

Edric Joseph


Rambling about Toronto prospect Nylander, as well as young NHLers Pastrnak, Wennberg and Draisaitl


After weeks of speculation since his injury in the tournament, William Nylander has returned to practice in a non-contact capacity with his Toronto Marlies teammates. The extent of one’s head-related injuries very much varies from case to case but it helps Nylander’s (and the Leafs’) chances that they’re exercising caution from the first concussion rather than waiting to the third or fourth concussion to start taking the matter seriously like unfortunate cases in the past.

One can’t help but wonder if a gold medal was within Team Sweden’s grasp if he played the whole tournament as planned, especially with the number of older, 1996 born players o