Damien Cox
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Nylander return allows Maple Leafs to search for best blueprint
Damien Cox
Just days after being a veritable quote machine in his first public appearance since signing his new contract, William Nylander was back to talking like William Nylander.
Star-studded Maple Leafs can't afford to punish themselves
Damien Cox
Maple Leafs, Matthews rise to the occasion against Sabres, Eichel
Damien Cox
With KeyBank Centre almost equally divided between Leafs and Sabres supporters, or even slightly weighted towards the visiting team, the game delivered much of the speed and skill many had been looking forward to.
Maple Leafs' William Nylander accepts spotlight, pressure with new deal
Damien Cox
William Nylander returned ready for the spotlight. Relaxed and anything but intimidated by the mass of media assembled to hear his thoughts on getting his contract completed barely before Saturday’s deadline, he told his version of the story without making it seem he was ever reluctant about being a Leaf.
Maple Leafs celebrate Nylander signing with win over Wild
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William Nylander, Maple Leafs avoid lose-lose scenario with new contract
Damien Cox
With this soap opera over, both the Maple Leafs and William Nylander narrowly avoided a lose-lose scenario. And they did it with eight whole minutes to spare.
Contending Leafs can't afford to let William Nylander sit out season
Damien Cox
We’ll all know Saturday afternoon which of the three William Nylander options ends up being the deadline decision. But truthfully, the Maple Leafs can't afford to continue this season without either Nylander or something else to show for him.
NHL's Age of Heartlessness could soon test Doughty and the Kings
Damien Cox
Why Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson match is still proving a tough sell
Damien Cox
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have been selling The Match hard since August, but frankly, it likely won't be the 'spectacle' it’s being promoted as, or particularly entertaining.