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Bobby Taylor
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Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Born January 24 1945 (1945-01-24) (age 71),
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.

He played junior for a number of teams from 1962 to 1965, including the Calgary Buffalos, Edmonton Oil Kings, and the St. Catharines Black Hawks.

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.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV% G A PIM
1962–63 Calgary Buffaloes CCJHL
1963–64 Calgary Buffaloes CCJHL
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
1966–67 Calgary Spurs AJHL 16 960 40 0 2.50
1966–67 Calgary Spurs Al-Cup 10 6 4 0 532 29 1 3.27
1967–68 Calgary Spurs WCSHL 27 1620 133 0 5.02 0 0 0
1968–69 Jersey Devils EHL 70 25 38 7 4200 285 1 4.07 0 0 0
1969–70 Seattle Totems WHL 5 240 14 0 3.50 0 0 0
1969–70 Quebec Aces AHL 14 759 53 0 4.18 0 0 2
1969–70 Jersey Devils EHL 8 480 55 1 6.88 0 0 0
1970–71 Quebec Aces AHL 39 13 15 8 2154 122 5 3.39 0 1 7
1971–72 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 6 1 2 2 320 16 0 3.00 .918 0 0 0
1971–72 Richmond Robins AHL 26 7 14 4 1538 78 1 3.04 0 0 0
1972–73 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 23 8 8 4 1144 78 0 4.09 .888 0 1 0
1972–73 Richmond Robins AHL 6 337 23 0 4.09 0 0 0
1973–74 Richmond Robins AHL 11 4 4 3 659 38 0 3.45 0 0 18
1973–74 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 3 3 0 366 26 0 4.26 .876 0 0 12
1974–75 Richmond Robins AHL 5 3 1 1 303 18 0 3.56 0 0 0
1974–75 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 3 0 2 0 120 13 0 6.50 .812 0 0 2
1975–76 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 4 3 1 0 240 15 0 3.75 .880 0 0 2
1975–76 Richmond Robins AHL 4 0 2 1 204 18 0 5.29 0 0 0
1975–76 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 2 0 1 0 78 7 0 5.38 0 0 0
1975–76 Springfield Indians AHL 23 7 14 0 1230 86 0 4.20 0 0 8
NHL totals 46 15 17 6 2268 155 0 4.10 0 1 16

Post seasonEdit

Season Team League GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV% Goals Assists PIM
1964–65 Edmonton Oil Kings CAHL 4 1 3 260 16 0 3.69
1966–67 Calgary Spurs WCSHL 4 240 15 0 3.75
1967–68 Calgary Spurs WCSHL 3 1 2 140 13 0 5.69
1969–70 Quebec Aces AHL 2 1 1 123 5 0 2.44 0 0 2

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