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Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor
Center
Number: 16
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 188
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 6, 1972
Birthplace: Stratford, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, Aug. 13, 1999.
Drafted: NYI / 1990 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (27th overall)


2003-04: Netted sixth goal of season with marker vs. Columbus (3/29) ... Picked up career-best sixth assist of season vs. Montreal (3/24) ... Skated 12 shifts @ Tampa Bay (3/18) and @ Florida (3/20) ... Recalled to Buffalo, 3/16 ... At time of recall, recorded 23 points (7+16) and 20 penalty minutes in 21 games with Rochester (AHL) ... His 16 assists ranked sixth on that team ... Assigned to Rochester, 1/23 ... Sat out @ Boston (1/22) ... Tallied his second goal in three games with a first-period marker @ N.Y. Islanders (1/17) ... Scored career-best fourth goal of the season with tally vs. Philadelphia (1/13) ... Assisted on Andrew Peters' first NHL goal in 7-1 win vs. Washington (12/31) ... Scored an empty net goal vs. Carolina (12/26) ... Recorded assist with helper vs. New Jersey (12/19) ... Took three shots @ Florida (11/24) to tie season high ... Had assists in two-straight games after recording an assist on Maxim Afinogenov's goal @ Tampa Bay (11/22) ... Assisted on Ales Kotalik's goal in win over Carolina (11/21) ... Scored goal vs. New Jersey (11/12) ... Recorded an assist on Dmitri Kalinin's goal vs. Minnesota (10/28) ... Scored his first goal of season to give Sabres a 3-0 lead in win @ Los Angeles (10/23) ... Won six faceoffs @ Vancouver (10/20) ... Game was his 100th in the NHL.

2002-03: Recorded his second point of the season (1+1) with a SH assist @ Boston (4/05) ... Recorded his first goal of the season (fifth of his NHL career) vs. Florida (3/26) ... Played first game of season vs. Tampa Bay (3/14) .. Recalled from Rochester 3/13 ... At time of recall, he was leading AHL with 55 assists...In 59 games, scored 12 goals and had 55 assists for 67 points.

CAREER: Appeared in first career playoff game in 3-2 (OT) win vs. Philadelphia in Game Four (4/18/2000).

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