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This article is about the player born in 1942. For the player of the same name who was born in 1919, please see Billy Taylor.

William Gordon Taylor (born October 14, 1942, in Kincaid, Saskatchewan) was a professional ice hockey centre who played two games in the National Hockey League.

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He played junior and senior hockey in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1958 to 1960 before joining the Guelph Royals.

Taylor spent most of his playing career in various minor leagues on various different teams from 1960 to 1968. He managed to play only two games in the NHL for the New York Rangers during the 1964–65 NHL season, recording no points.

After retirement as a player in 1968, he spent one season, 1971–72, as a head coach for the Guelph CMC's of the Southern Ontario Junior A Hockey League. That season the CMC's went on to win the Mannitoba Centennial Cup as National Tier II Junior "A" Champions under the watch of Taylor.

According to the Official NHL Guide and Record Book and Total Hockey Taylor is deceased, but gives no date of death.

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