Friday, August 19, 2022

Solar Bears Add Former Viper Goaltender Taylor To Teams Season-Ending Roster:

The ECHL announced the Season-Ending Rosters as submitted by each

of its member teams. Season-Ending Rosters may include up to 20 players. Season-Ending Rosters cannot include any players who did not sign an ECHL contract in 2021-22. The ECHL Orlando Solar Bears have 20 players listed on their Season-Ending Roster. One of those twenty players is former Vernon Vipers goaltender Ty Taylor.

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

Solar Bears submit Season-Ending Roster to ECHL (

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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