Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Orlando Solar Bears Add Ex Vernon Viper Taylor To Teams Protected List:

The ECHL announced their protected lists as submitted by each of

its member teams. The ECHL Orlando Solar Bears have twenty five players listed on their protected list. One of those twenty five players, is former Vernon Vipers goaltender Ty Taylor.

Here is the press release from the Orlando Solar Bears website,

Solar Bears submit Protected List to ECHL (orlandosolarbearshockey.com)

Taylor started the 2021-22 season at Grant MacEwan University before signing his first professional contract with the ECHL Orlando Solar Bears February 24th 2022. In 1 game last season with the Solar Bears, Taylor went 0-0 with a 2.33 GAA. The American Hockey League Syracuse Crunch signed Taylor March 13th 2022. Taylor didn’t play a game with the Crunch, before being released April 28th 2022.

Taylor played three seasons at the University of New Hampshire from 2018-2021 before transfering to Grant MacEwan University for the 2021-22 season, his final year of college hockey. In 13 games at Grant MacEwan University, Taylor went 1-11 with a 4.16 GAA 

Taylor was drafted 214th overall in Round 7 by the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

Taylor played two seasons in Vernon from 2016-2018. In 60 games with the Vipers, Taylor went 36-17-5 with 8 shutouts and a 2.38 GAA Taylor holds the franchise record for most shutouts in one season with 7 shutouts during the 2017-18 season. Taylor along with Michael Garteig & Brad Thiessen hold the BCHL record with most shutouts in a season with 7 each. 

Ty Taylor's Player Profile:

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