D Shayne Taker Reassigned to Cincinnati
SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 10, 2014) - Florida Panthers Executive Vice President and General Manager Dale Tallon announced Friday that defenseman Shayne Taker has been reassigned to the club's ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones.
Taker, 24, was signed to an Amateur Tryout Contract with the Rampage on April 7, 2014. He skated in five games with San Antonio, making his professional debut on April 11 against the Texas Stars. He tallied four goals and 14 assists in 40 games with Notre Dame last season. The 6-4, 208-pound Surrey, BC native completed his four-year collegiate career with eight goals and 39 assists in 152 games.
Prior to Notre Dame, Taker played two seasons of junior hockey for the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the British Columbia Hockey League, where he recorded seven goals and 37 assists in 84 games.
The Rampage open their 13th American Hockey League season Friday night against the Iowa Wild. Puck drop is slated for 7:30 p.m., and it's a MIX $1 Drink Night at the AT&T Center. San Antonio will continue opening weekend on Saturday against the Oklahoma City Barons. The Silver and Black will celebrate the Spurs fifth NBA championship with a Spurs Night theme. Individual and season tickets can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554 or online at sarampage.com .
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