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Sabres draft Alex Nylander 8th overall in NHL Draft

Posted at 8:17 PM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-25 11:17:56-04

With the 8th overall pick the Buffalo Sabres selected Alex Nylander in the 2016 NHL Draft.

Nylander, whose older brother William plays for the division rival Maple Leafs, led all rookies in the Ontario Hockey League with 75 points.

After scoring 28 goals and adding 47 assist he was named the OHL Rookie of the Year.