|Assets:||Owns a projectable 6-1 frame and the ability to put up excellent numbers stopping pucks at lower levels. Also displays good reactions in the crease area.|
|Flaws:||Plays deep in his net, which is hard to do successfully. Needs to fill out his frame and gain greater stamina in order to maximize his National Hockey League potential.|
|Career Potential:||Solid goaltender with some upside.|
|5/22/2013||Signed with Farjestads BK (Sweden).|
|3/19/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|3/17/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|3/06/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/16/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/13/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/12/2013||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames.|
|2/06/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year two-way contract.|
|1/13/2010||Re-assigned to Gwinnett (AHL).|
|12/12/2009||Assigned to Syracuse (AHL).|
|10/24/2009||Assigned to Gwinnett (AHL).|
|6/30/2009||Los Angeles Kings did not tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/13/2009||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|9/29/2008||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/05/2008||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|4/03/2008||Recalled from Reading (ECHL).|
|4/02/2008||Assigned to Reading (ECHL).|
|4/01/2008||Recalled from Reading (ECHL).|
|3/30/2008||Assigned to Reading (ECHL).|
|3/27/2008||Recalled from Manchester (AAA).|
|12/21/2007||Re-assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|12/20/2007||Re-assigned to Reading (ECHL).|
|9/14/2007||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|9/19/2006||Assigned to Manchester (AHL).|
|6/01/2006||Signed by the Los Angeles Kings to a multi-year contract.|
|9/19/2005||Returned to his junior team (Kingston-OHL).|
|9/15/2004||Returned to his junior team (Guelph-OHL).|
|2/06/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|6/27/2004||Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round (221st overall) in 2004.|
Daniel Taylor signs with SEL club | 05/23/2013 8:43 AM
NewsDaniel Taylor has agreed to terms with a Swedish Elite League team.
ImpactTaylor will play for Farjestad and potentially end his North American career at the age of 27. He had a 3.00 GAA and .912 save percentage in two starts with Calgary this season.
Flames recall goalie Daniel Taylor | 03/17/2013 2:46 PM
NewsWith Miikka Kiprusoff's wife giving birth, the Calgary Flames decided to recall Daniel Taylor from the AHL.
Vicki Hall on Twitter
ImpactWe'll see if he or Joey MacDonald gets the start on Monday. Both players will face an interesting challenge in the Dallas Stars, who must be angry after getting destroyed 8-1 by the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.
Flames return G Daniel Taylor to minors | 03/06/2013 2:10 PM
NewsCalgary has returned Daniel Taylor to the AHL.
ImpactThe Flames made the move in order to activate number one goalie Miikka Kiprusoff from injured reserve. Taylor posted a 1-1-0 record, a .912 save percentage and a 3.00 goals-against average while up with Calgary.
Daniel Taylor picks up first career win | 03/04/2013 12:31 AM
NewsFlames goaltender Daniel Taylor was solid in Sunday's outing en route to a 4-2 win over the Canucks.
ImpactTaylor blocked 29 of 31 shots and delivered with his first career win in the league. All signs point to Miikka Kiprusoff returning to action soon, but Joey MacDonald is also somewhere in the mix for playing time, making Taylor more risky than he should be.
Taylor gets shelled in NHL debut 4-0 | 02/19/2013 2:50 AM
NewsDaniel Taylor allowed four goals on 37 shots in the Flames 4-0 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes.
ImpactTaylor got off to a shaky start to his NHL career, allowing his first goal 41 seconds into the game. He settled down until the third period where the team collapsed and the Coyotes scored three times. He's a rookie on a mediocre team so results like these are going to happen. Better to leave him be until he proves himself.
Taylor will make his first NHL start Monday | 02/18/2013 1:50 PM
NewsDaniel Taylor will start in his first NHL game on Monday.
Flames.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactTaylor got 20 minutes of playing time on March 29, 2008 and hasn't played in an NHL game since. He's splitting the goaltending duties with Joey MacDonald while Miikka Kiprusoff (knee) is sidelined.
Calgary promotes Daniel Taylor | 02/16/2013 6:29 PM
NewsDaniel Taylor has been called up by the Calgary Flames.
ImpactTaylor won't start on Sunday, but Calgary is about to start a stretch of three contests in four days, so Taylor could get some work. He has a 1.82 GAA and .929 save percentage in 27 AHL games this season.
Flames waive G Daniel Taylor | 02/12/2013 1:22 PM
NewsCalgary Flames place G Daniel Taylor on waivers.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactTaylor signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flames on Wednesday, but he never appeared in a game. It's unclear if he'll be assigned to the Flames' AHL affiliate once he clears waivers.
D. Taylor looks forward to 2nd shot in NHL | 02/07/2013 9:23 AM
NewsDaniel Taylor is ready for his second shot in the NHL.
ImpactTaylor logged 20 minutes with the Los Angeles Kings back in 2007-08 and ended up allowing two goals. Now 26-years-old, Taylor is back in the NHL as Leland Irving's understudy while Miikka Kiprusoff (lower body) is day-to-day. "Coming back into it, I know what to expect," said Taylor. "My game's really come a long way as far as my mental side. If my number's called again, I'll definitely be a lot more ready than I was before." Irving will start on Thursday.
Daniel Taylor gets one-year deal from Flames | 02/06/2013 2:04 PM
NewsDaniel Taylor received a one-year, two-way contract with the Calgary Flames on Wednesday.
ImpactTaylor has been solid in the AHL this season with the team's minor-league affiliate in Abbotsford, where he has posted a 13-9-1 record in 26 appearances. He currently sits second the league with a 1.77 goals-against average and fourth with a .930 save percentage. He has also been called up from the minors and will serve as Leland Irving's backup while Miikka Kiprusoff is out with a lower-body injury.
|Games Played In||2||2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Goal Against Average||3.00*||2012-13 (Cgy)|
|Save percentage||.912*||2012-13 (Cgy)|
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