2021 IIHF World Junior Championship

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Taylor Gauthier
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Position
Goaltender
Date of Birth
02-15-2001
HT/WT
6'2 / 199
Catches
R
Hometown
Calgary, Alta.
Draft '21 (, )
Teams
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Red
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship - Canada
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup - Canada
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp - White
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - Canada White
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp - White

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp virtually in July 2020 … Played for Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship in Sweden, finishing fourth … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup in Edmonton and Red Deer, Alta. … Played for Canada White at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Dawson Creek and Fort St. John, B.C., finishing fourth … Attended Canada’s national under-17 development camp in Calgary, Alta., in July 2017 … Attended the Program of Excellence goaltending camp in Calgary, Alta., in June 2017

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Prince George’s first-round selection, 10th overall, in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft … 2019-20: Led WHL goaltenders in minutes played (2,870) … Second among WHL goaltenders in shots faced (1,677) and saves (1,537) … Tied for seventh among WHL goaltenders in save percentage (.917) … 2018-19: Fourth among WHL goaltenders in shots faced (1,663) and saves (1,495) … Fifth among WHL goaltenders in minutes played (3,101) … Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game … 2017-18: Fifth among WHL rookie goaltenders in saves (847) … Seventh among WHL rookie goaltenders in minutes played (1,668) … Set a career high with 56 saves on Jan. 31 vs. Regina … Minor Hockey: Lists Vern Olsen as his favourite minor hockey coach … Won a gold medal with Alberta at the 2016 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup … Named AMBHL South Division Goaltender of the Year in 2014-15 and 2015-16 … Led AMBHL goaltenders in goals-against average in 2014-15 (1.21) and 2015-16 (1.22) … Led AMBHL goaltenders in save percentage in 2014-15 (.950) and 2015-16 (.948)

PERSONAL

Son of Keith and Susan … Has one sister, Morgan … Favourite NHL team growing up: Montreal Canadiens … Favourite players: Carey Price and Sergei Bobrovsky

Statistics

Games Played
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
4
138
80
72
8
0
3.48
0.9

Tournament Game Log

Date
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
GAA
SAV%
Dec 10, 2020
29
15
14
1
2.00
0.933
Dec 09, 2020
20
16
15
1
3.00
0.938
Nov 22, 2020
58
30
26
4
4.09
0.867
Nov 21, 2020
30
19
17
2
3.95
0.895

Past Events

Event
GP
W
L
Mins
SH
SAV
GA
SO
GAA
SAV%
2020 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
4
0
1
138
80
72
8
0
3.48
0.900
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship (Pre)
1
1
0
60
36
32
4
0
4.00
0.889
2019 IIHF U18 World Championship
4
3
1
238
139
127
12
0
3.03
0.914
2018-19 National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team Selection Camp
2
1
1
120
53
48
5
1
2.50
0.906
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup (Pre)
1
0
1
58
32
28
4
0
4.14
0.875
2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup
2
2
0
108
35
33
2
0
1.11
0.943
2017 National Under-17 Development Camp
3
1
0
78
41
37
4
0
3.08
0.902
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
31
12
11
1
0
1.94
0.917
2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
5
2
3
247
117
107
10
0
2.43
0.915
Videos
Photos
2021-22 NWT: CAN 3 – USA 1
Clark scored twice to give Canada the win in the Rivalry opener.
2021-22 NPT: WHT 3 – RED 2 SO (Intrasquad)
Dolan scored in the shootout to lead White to the victory.
2021-22 NPT: RED 4 – WHT 1 (Intrasquad)
McGregor scored two and set up two to lead Red to the victory.
2021 WWC: CAN 3 – USA 2 OT (Gold Medal)
Poulin scored the OT winner to give Canada its 11th world title.