Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Harry Taylor
Right-winger Harry Taylor played parts of three seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Chicago Black Hawks in the 40s and 50s. He spent most of his pro career in the minors and was also an accomplished senior player.

Born in St. James, Manitoba, James played junior in his home town before joining the Winnipeg Monarchs. In May, 1946 he signed with Toronto an made it into none NHL games the next year while adding depth to the AHL's Pittsburgh Hornets. He continued to toil in the minors and notched 24 goals for the Providence Reds in 1947-48 before spending the majority of the next season with the Maple Leafs.

During the 1948-49 season the hard working forward registered 11 points and was a determined checker 42 games while forming a solid line with Don Metz and Todd Sloan. He returned to the AHL for the next two seasons then join\ed the Hawks for 15 games in 1951-52. Taylor continued to be a fine playmaker and checker with the AHL's St. Louis Flyers and Buffalos Bisons before moving on to the senior Soo Greyhounds of the NOHA. He played two years with the club before retiring in 1956.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1939-40 Linwood St. James High-MB 2 0 0 0 0
1939-40 St. James Deer Lodge MAHA 4 8 1 9 0
1940-41 St. James Deer Lodge MAHA 4 10 0 10
1941-42 St. James Collegiate High-MB 5 3 1 4 1 2 0 2
1941-42 St. James Canadians MAHA 6 5 1 6 5 1 0 1
1942-43 St. James Collegiate High-MB 6 6 1 7 4 4 2 6
1942-43 St. James Canadians MAHA 11 7 0 7 7 4 6 10 4
1943-44 St. James Canadians MJHL 10 9 7 16 4 10 14 5 19 2
1944-45 St. James Canadians MJHL
1944-45 Winnipeg CPR WNDHL 8 5 2 7 3 2 3 5
1944-45 Winnipeg Monarchs M-Cup 1 1 2 3 0
1945-46 Winnipeg Monarchs MJHL 8 5 10 15 4 17 3 6 9 4
1945-46 Winnipeg CPR WNDHL 5 18 15 33 2 0 0 0
1945-46 Winnipeg Monarchs M-Cup 17 16 18 34 8
1946-47 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 9 0 2 2 0
1946-47 Tulsa Oilers USHL 5 2 6 8 2
1946-47 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 38 4 10 14 18 12 1 0 1 8
1947-48 Providence Reds AHL 54 24 39 63 44 5 1 0 1 4
1948-49 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 42 4 7 11 30 1 0 0 0 0
1948-49 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 16 2 8 10 15
1949-50 Cleveland Barons AHL 57 27 27 54 39 9 1 3 4 10
1950-51 Cleveland Barons AHL 61 9 31 40 15 10 4 5 9 4
1951-52 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 15 1 1 2 0
1951-52 St. Louis Flyers AHL 46 19 22 41 30
1952-53 St. Louis Flyers AHL 39 14 14 28 16
1953-54 Buffalo Bisons AHL 70 10 31 41 24 2 0 1 1 0
1954-55 Buffalo Bisons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1954-55 Ottawa Senators QHL 12 0 4 4 4
1954-55 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds NOHA 24 5 9 14 18 14 3 3 6 4
1955-56 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds NOHA 48 12 21 33 28 5 3 1 4 0
1956-57 Dauphin Kings MIHA 10 12 0 12 10 5 8 13
1957-58 St. Boniface Saints MIHA 5 5 0 5 10 10 2 12
NHL Totals 66 5 10 15 30 1 0 0 0 0


Statistics for 1939-40 and 1940-41 seasons are for playoffs only.
Suspended for the entire 1944-45 regular season by MJHL when transfer request to join Winnipeg Monarchs was denied, September, 1944. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, May 1, 1946. Traded to Cleveland, (AHL) by Toronto with Ray Ceresino and the loan of Tod Sloan for the 1949-50 season for Bob Solinger, September 6, 1949. Traded to Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) for Jean-Paul Gladu, August 19, 1951. Traded to Sault Ste. Marie (NOHA) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, December, 1954.
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