Flames assign Danny Taylor to Abbotsford and activate Miikka Kiprusoff from injured reserve

Wednesday, 06.03.2013 / 1:35 PM / Calgary Flames Transactions
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CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today they have reassigned goaltender Danny Taylor to the Abbotsford Heat and activated Miikka Kiprusoff from injured reserve. Kiprusoff returns to the Flames line-up after recovering from a grade 2 MCL sprain suffered on February 5th against the Detroit Red Wings.

Taylor appeared in two games with the Flames recording a 1-1-0 record including his first career NHL win on March 3rd versus the Vancouver Canucks. Born in Plymouth, England but raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Taylor has backstopped the Flames affiliate in Abbotsford for the past two seasons. This season he is currently first in the AHL with a 1.82 GAA and fourth in save percentage .929%. Taylor was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round (221st overall) of the 2004 NHL Draft.

DANNY TAYLOR – GOALTENDER

BORN: Plymouth, England DATE: April 28, 1986

HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 176 lbs.

CATCHES: Left

DRAFTED: LAK - 7th round, 221st overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on February 6, 2013.

 SEASON
 TEAM
 LEAGUE
GP A PIM MIN GA EN SO GAA W L T SAVES SV%
 2003-04
 Guelph
 OHL
26 0 4 1462 66 0 0 2.71 16 4 3 597 0.900
 2004-05
 Guelph
 OHL
31 0 0 1821 80 0 2 2.64 13 14 3 823 0.911
 2005-06
 Kingston
 OHL
57 0 10 3319 172 0 3 3.11 32 15 6 1761 0.911
 2006-07
 Bakersfield
 ECHL
17 1 0 969 70 0 0 4.33 7 7 2 475 0.872
 2006-07
 Wheeling
 ECHL
1 0 0 62 4 0 0 3.86 0 0 1 20 0.833
 2006-07
 Texas
 ECHL
2 0 0 74 2 0 0 1.61 0 1 0 19 0.905
 2007-08
 Reading
 ECHL
5 1 0 182 8 0 0 2.63 3 0 0 88 0.917
 2007-08
 Manchester
 AHL
23 1 4 1275 51 0 4 2.40 13 5 2 592 0.921
 2007-08
 Los Angeles
 NHL
1 0 0 20 2 0 0 6.00 - - - 8 0.800
 2008-09
 Reading
 ECHL
23 0 4 1257 83 4 0 3.96 3 17 1 617 0.881
 2008-09
 Manchester
 AHL
15 0 0 744 33 2 0 2.66 7 4 2 329 0.909
 2009-10
 Gwinnett
 ECHL
37 1 0 2181 126 4 1 3.47 18 13 5 1157 0.902
 2009-10
 Syracuse
 AHL
9 0 0 397 24 2 0 3.63 2 4 0 207 0.896
 2010-11
 Springfield
 AHL
4 0 0 230 9 0 0 2.35 2 2 0 118 0.929
 2010-11
 Hamburg
 DEL
28 1 4 1678 81 0 1 2.90 14 14 0 773 0.905
 2011-12
 Springfield
 AHL
10 0 0 512 22 0 0 2.58 5 3 0 234 0.914
 2011-12
 Abbotsford
 AHL
33 1 0 1815 67 1 5 2.21 17 10 3 849 0.927
 2012-13
 Abbotsford
 AHL
27 1 0 1516 46 3 2 1.82 13 10 1 603 0.929
 2012-13
 Calgary
 NHL
2 0 0 120 6 0 0 3.00 1 1 0 62 0.912
 TOTALS
 NHL
3 0 0 140 8 0 0 4.00 1 1 0 70 0.887
AHL
121 3 4 6431 249 7 11 2.32 59 38 8 2902 0.914