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Taylor Beck
Taylor Beck
Left Wing
(TAY-luhr BEHK)
Number: 41
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 203
Shoots: Right
Born: May 13, 1991  (Age 24)
Birthplace: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Drafted: NSH / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (70th overall) PROSPECT BIO
CAREER NOTES: Played seven NHL games with the Predators during two recalls in 2013-14 (Nov. 7-14, 2013 and Jan. 22-Feb. 7, 2014)… Led the 2013-14 Milwaukee Admirals in assists (32), ranked second on the team in points (49), and fourth in goals (17)… Led the Admirals in power-play points (7g-16a-23pts) and assists, while tying for the club lead in power-play goals… Received his first career recall on March 19, 2013 and stayed at the NHL level for the duration of the 2012-13 season… Notched six points (2g-4a) in his first eight career NHL games… Posted his first career NHL goal and assist in his third career game on March 23, 2013 vs. Columbus… Scored his first career power-play goal on April 12, 2013 vs. Dallas… Led Milwaukee in points (11g-30a-41pts), assists and ranked second in power-play points (3g-9a-12pts) despite playing in only 50 of the Admirals’ 76 games in 2012-13… Ranked third on the Milwaukee Admirals in points, and fourth in both goals and assists (16g-24a-40pts) during his rookie professional season in 2011-12… Tied for 17th among rookie AHLers in goals, and tied for 20th among first-year players in points in 2011-12… Ranked seventh in the Ontario Hockey League in points (95) and assists (53), and eighth in goals (42) in his fourth season with the Guelph Storm in 2010-11… Tied for third in the OHL in game-winning goals (9) and tied for fourth in power-play goals (16) in 2010-11… Guelph’s nominee for the Red Tilson Trophy given to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player for the second consecutive season in 2010-11… Finished second in the “Best Shot” category in the 2011 Western Conference Coaches’ Poll… Represented Team OHL in the 2010 Subway Super Series… Winner of the 2010 Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy as the OHL’s top scoring right wing after tying for fourth in the OHL in points (39g-54a-93pts) in 2009-10… Ranked ninth in the league in goals and 10th in assists in 2009-10… Named a 2009-10 OHL Second-Team All-Star... Received the third-most votes in the 2010 Western Conference Coaches’ Poll for “Most Dangerous Player in the Goal Area”… Notched an assist for the Western Conference in the 2010 OHL All-Star Classic… Played in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game, scoring the game-winning goal for Team Orr… Finished second among Guelph rookies in points (21), goals (7) and assists (14) in 2007-08… Won a gold medal with Team Ontario at the 2008 World Under-17 Challenge on a team that also included Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis… His father, Stan, played minor league baseball for the Boston Red Sox and his uncle, Jim Douglas, played on Canada’s soccer team at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal… On Twitter @Taybeckone9.

AMATEUR: Ranked seventh in the Ontario Hockey League in points (95) and assists (53), and eighth in goals (42) in his fourth season with the Guelph Storm in 2010-11… Tied for third in the OHL in game-winning goals (9) and tied for fourth in power-play goals (16) in 2010-11… Guelph’s nominee for the Red Tilson Trophy given to the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player for the second consecutive season in 2010-11… Finished second in the “Best Shot” category in the 2011 Western Conference Coaches’ Poll… Represented Team OHL in the 2010 Subway Super Series… Winner of the 2010 Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy as the OHL’s top scoring right wing after tying for fourth in the OHL in points (39g-54a-93pts) in 2009-10… Ranked ninth in the League in goals and 10th in assists in 2009-10… Named a 2009-10 OHL Second-Team All-Star... Received the third-most votes in the 2010 Western Conference Coaches’ Poll for “Most Dangerous Player in the Goal Area”… Notched an assist for the Western Conference in the 2010 OHL All-Star Classic… Paced the 2009-10 Storm in plus/minus rating (+19)… Played in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game, scoring the game-winning goal for Team Orr… Finished second among Guelph rookies in points (21), goals (7) and assists (14) in 2007-08… Won a gold medal with Team Ontario at the 2008 World Under-17 Challenge on a team that also included Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis.

BACKGROUND: Nickname “Becker”… His father, Stan, played minor league baseball for the Boston Red Sox and his uncle, Jim Douglas, played on Canada’s soccer team at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal… On Twitter @Taybeckone9… Favorites include Anchorman (movie), Luke Bryan (musician), Mario Lemieux (player to watch) and ketchup (condiment)… Would consider a hawk his spirit animal, and tight spaces the thing he’s most afraid of… Of any venue, he’d most like to play a game in Fenway Park.

TRANSACTIONS
: June 27, 2009 – Nashville's fourth choice, 70th overall (third round), in the 2009 Entry Draft.
SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

SCHEDULE
 

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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 57 36 17 4 158 130 76
2 DAL 54 34 15 5 174 145 73
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
5 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
6 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
7 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
8 COL 56 27 25 4 149 155 58
9 MIN 53 23 20 10 130 130 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
13 WPG 53 24 26 3 137 151 51
14 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36