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| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
180 lb (82 kg)
|Teams|| Philadelphia Flyers|
|Born|| January 24 1945,|
Calgary, AB, CAN
|Pro Career||1965 – 1976|
Robert Ian Taylor (born January 24, 1945 in Calgary, Alberta) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently the colour commentator on Tampa Bay Lightning television broadcasts. Previously, he held the same role for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers team that won the Stanley Cup in 1975.
Taylor went on to play senior for the Calgary Spurs and for the Canadian National Team. He was signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1968 and played the 1968-69 season with the Jersey Devils of the Eastern Hockey League.
After that Taylor was used as a backup in the Flyers system, playing for several teams in the same season and getting into some action with the NHL team. He won the Stanley Cup with the Flyers in 1974 & 1975 as the backup to Bernie Parent.
On March 9, 1976, he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins. He played in two games for them and then retired at the end of the season.
In his NHL career Taylor played in a total of 46 games.
|1964–65||St. Catharines Black Hawks||OHA||18||1060||85||0||4.81|
|1964–65||Edmonton Oil Kings||CAHL|
|1964–65||Edmonton Oil Kings||M-Cup||3||2||1||0||180||14||0||4.67|
|1965–66||St. Louis Braves||CPHL|
|1964–65||Edmonton Oil Kings||CAHL||4||1||3||260||16||0||3.69|