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Taylor Beck

North American Skater - Guelph, OHL
Final Rank:48Midterm Rank:50
Position:Left WingShoots:Right
Height:6' 2"Weight:205
Born:May 13, 1991
Born in:St. Catherines, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2009: NSH (3rd Round / 70th Overall)  Nashville Predators
• Beck finished fourth on the Guelph Storm with 58 points (22-36-58) in 67 games nearly tripling his rookie scoring output of 21 points (7-14-21)

• He was selected to participate in the 2009 Top Prospects game where he scored one goal for Team Orr.

• Beck, comes by his athletic ability honestly – 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.

• He pattern’s his game after Joe Thornton - “he is a good playmaker, scorer, and dominates down low” and he wears the number 19 because Steve Yzerman was his childhood hockey idol.

• If he could have dinner with any three people they would be Steve Yzerman, Mario Lemieux and his Grandpa – “my hero”.

• If he could play in any band it would be Nickelback and his dream car would be a fully loaded Land Rover.


NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Joe Thornton
Shootout move: “The Sam Gagner move”
Goal celebration: “The Windmill”
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: Coach Carter
TV Show: Two and a Half Men
Actor: Denzel Washington
Cartoon: Bugs Bunny
Website: NHL.com
Book: Beyond the Glory
Pump-up song: “Till I Collapse” by Eminem
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse
Activity away from the rink: Golf
Breakfast food: Eggs
Superhero: Superman