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Maple Leafs release a big update on William Nylander ahead of game two

Published April 21, 2024 at 9:50 PM

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs saw the Toronto Maple Leafs struggle against the Boston Bruins, with many attributing their difficulties to the absence of star player William Nylander.

Nylander's absence was keenly felt by the team, marking his first time out of the lineup in nearly 8 years. Such a disruption in consistency can lead to unexpected challenges for any team.

While there's been no official update on Nylander's status for Game 2, a significant development occurred on Sunday. Nylander returned to the ice for the first time since falling ill, a positive sign for the Leafs.

Although it was an optional skate, Nylander's participation signals progress. Whether he'll play in Game 2 remains uncertain, but his presence on the ice is an encouraging step forward for the team. We'll have to wait for an official update closer to game time.

William Nylander was among the #leafs who took part in a highly optional skate in Boston this afternoon. It's the first time he's been spotted on the ice since Wednesday's game in Tampa.

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