Maple Leafs GM Throws Shade at Nylander Over Contract Negotiations

Published August 26, 2023 at 6:24 PM
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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.

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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

How much do you think William Nylander is going to get on his next deal?

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