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Mark Taylor
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Position Forward
Shot Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 1 1958 (1958-06-01) (age 58),
Vancouver, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 100th overall, 1978
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1980 – 1987

Mark C. Taylor (born June 1st, 1958) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals. He is the grandson of Hockey Hall of Famer Cyclone Taylor.

Playing careerEdit

Selected in the 6th round, 100th overall, of the 1978 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers, Taylor played college hockey with the North Dakota Fighting Sioux from 1976-1980. They won the NCAA Championship.

He turned pro in 1980-81 with the Maine Mariners and made it to the NHL as a Flyer regular in 1982-83. The next season he was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins as part of the deal for Ron Sutter. The Penguins traded him later that same season to the Washington Capitals for Jim McGeough. Taylor played part of the 1985-86 season with the Capitals and then was sent down to the Binghamton Whalers.

In the NHL he played in 209 games and scored 42 goals and 68 assists.

In 1987 Taylor went to Europe and played there for five seasons and retired in 1992.

He retired in Vancouver, BC with his wife and two daughters Megan Taylor and Mya Taylor who he now coaches in ice hockey.


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