Taylor Leier

Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 177
Birth Place: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Draft: 2012 4th round (117th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Blackhawks’ likely backup Anton Forsberg passes first test
    CSN Chicago

    Blackhawks’ likely backup Anton Forsberg passes first test

    The Blackhawks made history in 2010 when they snapped a 49-year championship drought by breaking through to beat the Philadelphia Flyers in six games. The Athletic’s NHL Insider Craig Custance sat down over the summer with some of hockey’s greatest coaches to dissect games of their crowning achievements for his book titled, “Behind the Bench: Inside the Minds of Hockey's Greatest Coaches,” which was released in September. One of those coaches included was Joel Quenneville, who won his first career Stanley Cup as a head coach with the Blackhawks in 2010. Jonathan Toews had apparently suffered a knee injury late in the game that was serious enough to put his status for a potential Game 7 in doubt.

  • Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

    Flyers-Islanders preseason thoughts: NHL defense highlights Allentown roster

    Giroux is not playing in tonight's split-squad game against the Islanders either in Allentown or Brooklyn. We'll get a look at the majority of the Flyers' defense tonight in Allentown as Shayne Gostisbehere, Brandon Manning, Robert Hagg, Sam Morin and Travis Sanheim are suiting up.

  • theverge.com

    Blizzard’s Overwatch league will finally debut in January

    After nearly a year of building up its ambitious e-sports league for the colorful shooter Overwatch, Blizzard has finally announced a start date for the competition. The Overwatch league’s debut season will start on January 10th and will last until June, with playoffs following in July. Meanwhile, teams will be getting an early start with a series of pre-season exhibition matches that start on December 6th. Along with the start date, Blizzard also announced the final three teams that will be joining the e-sports circuit. They include a team in Philadelphia, owned by the same group behind the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, as well as teams in Dallas and Houston, operated by e-sports groups Team Envy