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Taylor Beck | Winger | #56

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (24) / 5/13/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 203
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (70) / NAS

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Taylor Beck will tag in for Steve Bernier against Montreal on Sunday.
Beck has seen just one game with the Islanders this season and played 8:56 with no shots on goal and three hits. Then again, Bernier has played 11 games and has two points with 23 hits. Neither appear to be good fantasy options, unfortunately. Sun, Nov 22, 2015 02:22:00 PM

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Coach Capuano has decided forego lineup changes for Friday's match with Montreal.

That means that Taylor Beck, Jean-Francois Berube, and Adam Pelech will each be healthy scratches. It's nearly American Thanksgiving and the three of the have but a game's worth of ice time each this season. Clearly indicating what their potential fantasy value is.
Fri, Nov 20, 2015 07:07:00 PM

Taylor Beck will be a healthy scratch once again on Friday against the Ducks.

Clearly Coach Capuano will not play the young forward unless he has no other choice. And with just a single game under his belt since Halloween, there doesn't seem to be any ice time coming to him soon.
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 08:57:00 PM

Taylor Beck will return to the stands on Tuesday night against the Sharks.

Beck skated less than nine minutes just three hits during his one game of action over the weekend. Unfortunately, he doesn't appear to have much of an opportunity to create value with the Islanders.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 08:21:00 PM

Taylor Beck will tag in for Josh Bailey against the Bruins on Sunday.

This will be Beck's first NHL game of the season, though he did pot seven points in 10 games for AHL Bridgeport before being recalled last week. Bailey meanwhile has six points in 14 games. Neither are considered good fantasy assets.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 03:38:00 PM

Taylor Beck will be scratched from Tuesday's tilt with the Devils.

Beck has yet to dress for the Islanders this season, and it looks like he'll be the true emergency replacement should another player need to be removed.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 06:49:00 PM

Taylor Beck was also scratched from Sunday's game against the Sabres.

The young forward was summoned on an emergency loan basis after John Tavares fell ill, and Steve Bernier was put into action. One presumes Bernier is in due to his seniority, because it's not as though Beck doesn't have seven points in 10 games with AHL Bridgeport this season.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 07:43:00 PM

Well, we now know why Taylor Beck was recalled on loan on an emergency basis for Saturday's tilt verse New Jersey.

John Tavares will not play on Saturday, and the Islanders needed another forward to go with Ryan Strome and Steve Bernier heading back in to the lineup as well. Beck has posted three goals and seven points in 10 games thus far for AHL Bridgeport.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 12:41:00 PM

Taylor Beck has been recalled on loan from AHL Bridgeport on an emergency basis.

It's not quite clear what the emergency is. Even if Ryan Strome is still too sick to play, the Islanders still have Steve Bernier to fill the slot. Either way, this is potentially prime opportunity for Beck to show he belongs with the big boys. He has three goals and seven points in 10 games thus far.
Source: Dan Rosen
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 12:21:00 PM

The New York Islanders have sent 10 players to the minors.

Taylor Beck, Justin Florek, Mike Halmo, Ben Holmstrom, Bracken Kearns, Scott Mayfield, Adam Pelech, Justin Vaive, Joe Whitney, James Wright have all been sent to the AHL. Beck was acquired from the Toronto Maple Leafs in the trade that saw Michael Grabner shipped out of town.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 12:18:00 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have dealt Taylor Beck, Matt Finn, Christopher Gibson, Tom Nilsson and Carter Verhaeghe to the New York Islanders in exchange for Michael Grabner.

Toronto's goal was to clear up some breathing room under the 50 contract limit while the Islanders are gaining cap space and reducing their salary burden. In the process, Beck has been moved yet again after the Maple Leafs acquired him from Nashville in July. He had eight goals and 16 points in 62 contests last season and will earn $875,000 in 2015-16.
Thu, Sep 17, 2015 12:47:00 PM

Taylor Beck has agreed to a one-year, $875,000 contract with the Maple Leafs.

Beck was a restricted free agent and had filed for arbitration, but he won't need a hearing anymore. Nashville dealt him to Toronto on Sunday in exchange for Jamie Devane. Beck had eight goals and 16 points in 62 contests with the Predators in 2014-15, but he has significantly more offensive upside than those numbers imply.
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 04:38:00 PM

The Predators dealt Taylor Beck to the Maple Leafs for AHL forward Jamie Devane on Sunday evening.

Beck, a restricted free agent, tallied 16 points as a fourth-line forward in Nashville. Beck made $550,000 last season and he recently filed for salary arbitration, so this may have been a case of the Predators not feeling comfortable paying him and wanting to give a look to other players in the bottom-six. Devane had two assists in 39 AHL games last season.
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 08:31:00 PM

Taylor Beck has decided to file for salary arbitration ahead of Sunday's 5:00 PM EST deadline.

The 24-year-old was Nashville's third round pick in 2009 and he has come up through their system. Beck had eight goals and 16 points in 62 games last season. Arbitration hearings will be held in Toronto between July 20th and August 4th, 2015. The two sides can still agree to a deal any time before the hearing takes place.
Sun, Jul 5, 2015 06:55:00 PM

It appears that young Nashville Predators RFA forwards Taylor Beck and Gabriel Bourque may not be given qualifying offers.

Beck is coming off his rookie campaign in which he scored just 16 points over 62 games, which was nowhere close to his 17 goal and 49 point in 65 games for AHL Milwaukee just the season prior. Bourque meanwhile has registered just 74 points over his 220 NHL games across the last four seasons for Nashville. Both players are in their mid-20's, and neither player have crossed the $900K salary threshold. Considering the Predators are nearly $11M under the cap floor with just 14 players signed, it's easy to see why neither player would be of high priority.
Source: Adam Vingan
Fri, Jun 12, 2015 09:13:00 PM

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