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Taylor Doherty (D)

Worcester Sharks

Name: Taylor Doherty
Number: 4
Position: D
Shoots: R
Height: 6-8
Weight: 235
Birthdate: 1991-03-02
Birth place: Cambridge, ON

Biography

TOTALS: has played in 175 games with the Worcester Sharks (5-26-31) and 254 penalty minutes…2014-15:…enters 4th professional season…2013-14:…69gp with Worcester (4-11-15), 111 pims, -6, 83 shots, and seven fighting majors…finished 3rd on the club with 111 penalty minutes…added two game winning goals…. set career highs in games played (69), goals (4), assists (11), points (15), and penalty minutes (111)… 3rd professional season – …. game-by-game: did not dress due to injury last three games on 4/6-4/11….had a two game point streak (0-2-2) snapped on 4/4….assist in 3-2W vs. Portland on 4/1…assist and +2 in 4-3SOW at Albany on 3/29…scored his 4th goal of the season, the game winner with 4:50 remaining in the third period and was #2 star in 4-2W vs. Hershey on 3/22…assist in 3-2W vs. Portland on 3/8…7th fighting major vs. Tyler Randell in 5-4SOW at Providence on 3/7…6th fighting major vs. Brett Gallant in 2-1W at Bridgeport on 3/1….1st multi point game with two assists and was +2 in 6-4L at Portland on 2/27….assist and +2 in 5-2W vs. Springfield on 1/31….loaned to Worcester from San Jose on 1/26….. did not dress for two games with the SJ Sharks during 1st NHL recall…..received 1st NHL recall on 1/21….scored his 1st professional game winning goal, was +2, and was #1 star in 4-3W vs. Portland on 1/12…+2 in 5-1W vs. Norfolk on 1/11….5th fighting major (Deslile) and game misconduct (secondary altercation) in 1st period in 2-1L at Adirondack on 12/31…2nd goal of the season, +2 and was #3 star in 5-2W vs. St. John’s on 12/27….had a two game point streak (0-2-2) snapped on 12/8….assist in 4-3SOL vs. Providence on 12/7…assist and +4 in 8-2 W vs. Portland on 12/6…1st goal of the season and #1 star in 2-1SOW vs. Bridgeport on 11/23…4h fighting major (Schnell) on 11/15…assist on 11/9…17 pims with 3rd fighting major (Brown) and game misconduct in 5-1L at Lewiston on 11/8…had a two game point streak (0-2-2) snapped on 11/2…. 2nd fighting major (Gallant), team high five shots, and assist in 7-1L vs. Bridgeport on 11/1…assist and +2 in 3-1W at Springfield on 10/26… 1st fighting major (Leblond) in 3-2L vs. WBS on 10/19…enters his 3rd professional season…2012-13:… 40gp with Worcester (1-9-10), 67 pims, -2, 35 shots, and five fighting majors in his 2nd professional season… scored his first professional goal in his 70th game, added assist, and was #1 star in 3-2OTL vs. St. John’s on 11/3/12…currently has 1 goal in 106 pro games… game-by-game: 5th fighting major vs. Bobby Farnham and 23 penalty minutes in 4-2W at Wilkes Barre on 4/18…assist on 4/13…+2 and 4th fighting major vs. Matt Donovan in 3-0W at Bridgeport on 4/9….assist on 4/4…2nd (Diamond) and 3rd (McIver) fighting major penalties in 4-2L vs. Bridgeport on 4/2…assist on 3/30…picked up 1st fighting major vs. Brandon Mashinter in 3-0L at Connecticut on 3/28…did not dress on 3/27…assist on 3/23…assist on 3/15…assist on 3/10…assist in return to lineup in 7-2L vs. Manchester on 2/22…missed 29 games on 12/2-2/17due to leg injury…assist in 4-3L at Portland on 11/30… +2 on 11/24…did not dress due to injury on 11/4…scored his first professional goal in his 70th game, added assist, and was #1 star in 3-2OTL vs. St. John’s on 11/3…returned to lineup on 11/2 after missing five games on 10/19-10/28 due to injury…enters his second professional season…2011-12: …AHL Rookie…63gp with Worcester (0-6-6), 76 pims, +2, 74 shots, and four fighting majors in his first professional season… game-by-game: did not play due to injury last four games on 4/10 -4/14…five shots on goal and +1 on 4/4…assist on 4/1….had a two game point streak (0-2-2) snapped on 3/25… assist and +1 on 3/21…assist and +3 in 5-2W vs. Bridgeport on 3/18….did not dress on 3/4…4th fighting major vs. Troy Bodie on 2/21…+2 on 2/12…six penalty minutes on 2/11…assist on 2/4…recorded first professional point (assist) in 37th pro game in 3-2OTL at Manchester on 1/28…did not dress on 1/22…3rd fighting major with 2nd period bout vs. Lane MacDermid on 1/20… fought Ryan Hollweg on 1/8…did not dress two games on 12/28-12/30…did not dress 12/21…did not dress on 12/17…+2 on 12/9…did not play due to injury last two games on 12/3-12/4… +1 and six shots in 3-1L to Portland on 11/26…picked up his first professional fighting major (Nolan) in 2-1L at Manchester on 11/23….+2 on 11/20…did not dress on 10/21…+2 in 4-1W at Providence on 10/9…enters first professional season… 2010-11…played first professional game in 2-1SOL to Portland on 4/5…signed to an ATO by Worcester on 4/3/11…lost 4 games to 1 in first round playoff series to Oshawa (0-3-3)…Amongst OHL defensemen, the team captain ranked 6th in points, 5th in goals and T-7th in assists…Was named to “Team OHL” for the 2010 Subway Super Series…Led all Kingston defensemen in goals, assists and points (assists and points were career highs)…2nd amongst team defensemen in playoff scoring…53 points in 68 games with Kingston in the OHL…named team captain of Kingston…attended San Jose Sharks training camp and scored a goal in preseason game vs. Anaheim…2009-10: Invited to the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship Development Camp as a member of Team Canada…Served as alternate captain…Led all Kingston defenseman during the regular season and set career highs in points, goals and assists…Finished third amongst OHL defenseman in goals and 15th in points during the regular season…Suspended five games for a cross-check vs. Ottawa on March 7…Finished second on the team in PIM...Playoffs: Despite missing the first two games of the first round (suspension), finished T-1st on the team in assists and T-2nd in points…Career 2008-09: 13th in the league and led team in PIM...Fourth amongst team defensemen in points...Participated in CHL Top Prospects Game...2007-08: Third on the team and fourth amongst league rookies in PIM...Member of Team Canada and won a gold medal at the 2008 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament... Also on the Team Ontario squad that won a gold medal at the 2008 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge. ..Personal> Dortz” lists these as his favorites: steak (food); basketball (sport other than hockey); Sons of Anarchy, Breaking Bad, Walking Dead (TV shows); Drake (artist); Caribbean (vacation spot); The Grill (San Jose restaurant); Call of Duty (video game)…If he wasn’t playing hockey, Doherty would be a doctor…If he had to pick an actor to star in a movie about his life it would be Bradley Cooper…He cannot live without his phone…Lists both Chris Pronger and Rob Blake as his hockey idols…His biggest influence on his hockey career is his parents.

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Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2014-15 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 5 1 2 3 -1 8 6 0 0 0 0.000
2013-14 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 69 4 11 15 -6 83 111 0 0 0 0.000
2012-13 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 40 1 9 10 -2 35 67 0 0 0 0.000
2011-12 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 63 0 6 6 2 74 76 0 0 0 0.000
2010-11 Regular Season Worcester Sharks 3 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 0 0.000