Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Billy Taylor
Billy Taylor Jr. played two games for the New York Rangers in 1964-65. He was a decent goal scorer in junior and the minors and also earned a reputation as a diligent competitor in the corners.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Taylor played junior with the OHA's Guelph Royals where he notched 52 goals in his last two seasons. In 1963-64 he scored 30 goals as a rookie pro with the CHL's St. Paul Rangers then caught a brief glimpse of the NHL the next season. Taylor spent four years in the minors before retiring in 1967-68. His best year was 1954-65 when he averaged nearly a point per game foe St. Paul and St. Louis of the CHL.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1958-59 St. John's Prep Eagles High-MA 6 10 5 15
1958-59 St. John's Jr. Guards SJSHL 4 4 2 6 2
1959-60 Prince of Wales Collegiate High-NF 5 4 4 8 23
1959-60 St. John's Jr. Guards SJJHL 12 21 8 29 38 7 5 2 7 13
1959-60 St. John's Jr. Guards SJSHL 6 2 3 5 2
1959-60 St. John's Capitals Nfld-Jr. 6 2 5 7 6
1959-60 St. John's All-Stars Nfld-Sr. 2 1 2 3 0
1960-61 Guelph Royals OHA-Jr. 48 12 19 31 89 14 7 5 12 77
1961-62 Guelph Royals OHA-Jr. 38 20 26 46 81
1961-62 Kitchener-Waterloo Beavers EPHL 2 0 0 0 0
1962-63 Guelph Royals OHA-Jr. 49 32 31 63 61
1962-63 Sudbury Wolves EPHL 4 0 1 1 4 4 0 0 0 0
1963-64 St. Paul Rangers CPHL 69 30 29 59 87 11 4 4 8 10
1964-65 New York Rangers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1964-65 Baltimore Clippers AHL 5 1 1 2 4
1964-65 St. Paul Rangers CPHL 43 17 24 41 65
1965-66 St. Louis Braves CPHL 68 13 21 34 72 5 1 1 2 2
1966-67 Buffalo Bisons AHL 63 9 26 35 38
1967-68 Memphis South Stars CPHL 30 2 7 9 34 1 0 0 0 2
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 0


Traded to Chicago by NY Rangers with Camille Henry, Don Johns and Wally Chevrier for Doug Robinson, Wayne Hillman and John Brenneman, February 4, 1965. Claimed by Minnesota from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June, 1967.