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Michael Nylander joins Steelheads coaching staff

Mississauga, ON – Following the announcement of Alex Nylander’s commitment to the team, the Mississauga Steelheads announced yesterday that Alex’s father and former NHLer, Michael Nylander will be joining the Steelheads behind the bench this season as an assistant coach.

Nylander spent 15 seasons in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers, recording 209 goals and 679 points in 920 career games.

Michael joined Steelheads coaching staff yesterday for the team’s first exhibition game against the Kitchener Rangers.  

Photo by: ANNA TÄRNHUVUD

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