Nylander Sets New NHL Record During Hold Out.

Published November 24, 2018 at 11:51

The standoff between William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs continues and we're now down to the last week. Head coach Mike Babcock believes a deal will be done and Nylander will be back with the team, however the clock is ticking and nothing is done yet. While the holdout continues, Nylander has actually set a new NHL record. The young forward has become the longest holdout since the Group 2 free agents deadline was put into place. The previous longest holdout had been Kyle Turris in 2011 who signed his new deal with the Arizona Coyotes on November 22nd. Here's a look at all the previous holdouts:Nov. 22, 2011: Kyle Turris, Arizona (2 years, $1.4M AAV)
Nov. 7, 2016: Jacob Trouba, Winnipeg (2 years, $3M AAV)
Oct. 27, 2016: Hampus Lindholm, Anaheim (6 years, $5.25M AAV)
Oct. 26, 2015: Mattias Ekholm, Nashville (6 years, $3.75M AAV)
Oct. 23, 2017: Andreas Athanasiou, Detroit (1 year, $1.85M AAV)
Oct. 18, 2018: Nick Ritchie, Anaheim (3 years, $1.64M AAV)
Oct. 15, 2014: Eric Gelinas, New Jersey (1 year, $900,000 AAV)
Oct. 14, 2016: Rickard Rakell, Anaheim (6 years, $3.8M AAV)
Oct. 11, 2016: Rasmus Ristolainen, Buffalo (6 years, $5.4M AAV)
Oct. 11, 2016: Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay (3 years, $4.766667 AAV)
Oct. 10, 2016: Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary (6 years, $6.75M AAV)

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