Because Nylander's missed the club's first 26 games of the season, his cap hit will be $10.2 million for the remainder of the current campaign and $6.9 million in years two through six of the deal.
Here are some additional figures, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie.
With the signing, the Maple Leafs have a projected $5.2 million in cap space for the remainder of the season, according to Cap Friendly. They've skated to an 18-8 record so far without Nylander in the lineup, good for third place in the Eastern Conference.
As for when the 22-year-old will make his season debut, Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas said Nylander still has to go through medical testing, but the team hopes to have him back in action in the next week or so, according to the Toronto Sun's Terry Koshan.
Nylander has played two full campaigns with the Maple Leafs, recording 61 points in each.