Taylor Dakers ()
2007-08 with Worcester & Phoenix (ECHL): Final Stats – 22 games played, 0.889 save percentage, 3.13 GAA, 7-11-1 record … Won season-high third game in a row, stopping 21 of 23 shots on 4/13 vs. Springfield … Won second straight decision, making 24 saves on 25 shots in the Sharks’ 4-1 win over Lowell (4/12). Was rewarded by being named the game’s first star … Won first game in a Worcester uniform since 1/21 at Springfield with a 30-save performance in the Sharks’ 3-2 overtime win over Portland (4/11) … Reassigned to Worcester on 4/7, and made his first appearance with the Sharks in over a month on 4/9 vs. Providence … Assigned to Phoenix (ECHL) from Worcester on 2/29 … Played solid vs. Portland (2/23) in relief work of Dimitri Patzold, making 19 saves on 21 shots … Came in relief of Thomas Greiss who was given a game misconduct for fighting on 2/15. Dakers finished by stopping all six shots that came his way … Had second straight strong performance, stopping 34 of 36 shots in a 2-0 loss to Manchester (1/23) … Played tremendously in relief of Dimitri Patzold on 1/21, stopping all 19 shots, allowing the Sharks to come back from a 2-0 deficit and win in overtime, 3-2 … Won two consecutive starts (12/16,12/22) … Made 28 saves on 29 shots at Manchester (12/16) … Stopped 23 of 26 at Portland (12/22) … Recorded first professional win in his first professional start after making 25 saves in a 2-1 win vs. Lowell on 10/20.
2006-07 with Kootenay (WHL): Finished the regular season fifth in the league in goals-against average and second in save percentage (.919) … Named as a WHL Eastern Conference Second Team All Star … One of CHL's Performers of the Week for 1/11 … Playoffs: Played in seven games, registering a 2.52 GAA and a .922 save percentage. Two of the four losses were in overtime.
2005-06 with Kootenay: Returned from a preseason injury and made his season debut for the Kootenay Ice on 11/6 ... Had won 10 of his final 14 regular season starts posting five shutouts in those final 10 wins … Had not allowed more than two goals in a game up until his 15th appearance of the season … In the regular season, led the WHL in save-percentage (.926), ranked third in shutouts (8), and ranked fifth in GAA (2.11) … Was named the WHL Player of the Week for the week for the period ending Nov. 21 … Playoffs: Finished 12th in the league in save percentage (.899) and 15th in goals against average (3.65).
2004-05 with Kootenay: Posted a 13-7-2 record with a 2.03 goals-against average with four shutouts in 23 games with Kootenay … Ranked eighth among all North American goaltenders by NHL Central Scouting.
2003-04 with Kootenay: Played his first season for Kootenay with a 6-10-0 record and a 3.36 goals-against average.