READING, Pa. – The Reading Royals announced that the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League have reassigned goaltender Danny Taylor from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League to Reading.
The Royals are the ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL and the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.
Selected in the seventh round (221st overall) by Los Angeles in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the 22 year old was one of six players who played in both the ECHL and the NHL in 2007-08. He made his NHL debut on Mar. 29 making eight saves in the third period of a 7-2 loss to Dallas. He was 7-6 with a shutout, a goals-against average of 2.80 and a save percentage of .906 in 13 Kelly Cup Playoff games for the Royals. He was 3-0-0 with a goals-against average of 2.63 and a save percentage of .917 in five regular season games for Reading while also playing in Manchester where he was 13-5-2 with four shutouts, a goals-against average of 2.40 and a save percentage of .921 in 23 games.