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|1981 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in eighth round
163 overall by Philadelphia Flyers
Height: 6-2 Weight: 190
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island (USA)
Cranston, Rhode Island
||Cranston East||R.I. H.S.
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
R.I. Met A League All-Star First Team: 1979-80 (Cranston East)
R.I. Met A League Football All-Star First Team: 1979 (Cranston E.)
Cranston East Male Athlete of Year: 1979-80
Cranston East Scholar Athlete of Year: 1979-80
Cranston East Captain: 1979-80
Rhode Island Met A Points Leader: 1979-80 (Cranston East)
Miscellaneous: Not selected in 1980 NHL Entry Draft despite being
eligible. ... Attended Cranston High School East in Cranston, R.I., before
entering Providence College. ... Was also captain of the football football
team at Cranston East, earning a total of six varsity letters. ... Was an
honor roll student at Cranston High School East.
|Never played in NHL.|
|Post-Draft Teams: Providence (ECAC);
AWARDS AND HONORS
Providence Co-Captain: 1983-84
Education: Majored in business accounting at Providence College,
making dean's list as a sophomore.
Miscellaneous: Competed in 1981 U.S. National Sports Festival. ...
Missed start of 1982-83 season with groin injury, suffered during one of
practices in September 1982. ... Joined Springfield (AHL) for balance of
1983-84 season after finishing NCAA eligibility at Providence College. ...
Was active in youth hockey after retirement, serving on board of Edgewood
Rhode Island Hockey Association.
Personal: Son of former URI football player and track star Bob Taylor, who
later coached high school football in Rhode Island.
|Tier II/Jr. B:
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