Maple Leafs GM Throws Shade at Nylander Over Contract Negotiations

Published August 26, 2023 at 6:24 PM

As the calendar flips towards September, the ongoing contract negotiations involving William Nylander and the Maple Leafs remain a question mark.

Despite having a year remaining on his current contract, fans are becoming increasingly apprehensive about a potential deal lingering into the team's training camp, hoping to avoid any distractions.

In a recent interview, Nylander didn't hold back, expressing his lack of urgency to expedite the contract talks.


Treliving Fires Back with Subtle Remark

Brad Treliving stepped into the spotlight, sharing insights into his successful contract negotiation with Auston Matthews. When probed about the process, Treliving delivered a candid response that carried a veiled reference aimed at Nylander.

Treliving's words echoed:

"This got done because Auston decided he wanted to get it done."

This remark delicately underscores Treliving's stance that Nylander could have sealed the deal sooner, hinting at a difference in negotiation strategies. It's a glimpse into Treliving's perspective on Nylander's approach, one that seems to have raised an eyebrow or two.

Source Brad Treliving takes a subtle shot at Nylander and his negotiations
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Maple Leafs GM Throws Shade at Nylander Over Contract Negotiations

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