Cyclones add goaltender Taylor

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced today that they have agreed to terms with goaltender Danny Taylor for the 2011-12 season. 


Taylor, now entering his sixth season as a professional, has seen time in the ECHL, AHL, NHL and overseas during his career. The 25-year-old Plymouth, England native was a seventh-round selection of the Los Angeles Kings in 2004 and made his NHL debut with the Kings on March 29, 2008 against the Dallas Stars. Taylor has also logged 51 career games at the American Hockey League level, earning a 2.65 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage during that span. 


Last year, he appeared in four games with the Springfield Falcons (AHL) before heading overseas to join the Hamburg Freezers (Germany). In 28 contests with the Freezers, Taylor posted a 2.90 goals-against average and .905 save percentage. 


The six-foot-one, 177-pound backstop has also seen time in the ECHL with the Texas Wildcatters, Bakersfield Condors, Reading Royals and Gwinnett Gladiators.