BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors announced that All-Star center Alexandre Bolduc has been assigned to the team by the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League and that rookie goaltender Danny Taylor has been assigned to the team by the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.
Selected in the fourth round (127th overall) by the St. Louis Blues in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Bolduc had 16 points (10g-6a) in 24 regular season games with Bakersfield as a rookie in 2005-06. He was voted by league coaches to participate in the ECHL All-Star Game, but was unable to play as he was on call up to Manitoba where he had 10 points (3g-7a) and 35 penalty minutes in 29 games. He had eight points (4g-4a) in 11 games in the Kelly Cup Playoffs to help the Condors advance to the division finals.
Selected in the seventh round (221st overall) by Los Angeles in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, the 20-year-old Taylor was 32-15-6 with three shutouts, a goals-against average of 3.11 and a save percentage of .911 in 57 games for Kingston in the Ontario Hockey League in 2005-06.