Taylor Nelson, a former All-America goaltender at Ferris State (Mich.), will join the Canisius College men's hockey staff as an assistant to coach Trevor Large. Nelson spent the last two seasons as assistant coach with the Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League. Nelson had a 21-7-3 record a a 2.10 goals-against average in 2011-12 as he helped Ferris State's run to the NCAA championship game. He was Midwest Region MVP after winning games against Denver and Cornell. After college he played 73 games as a professional with the San Francisco Bulls of the ECHL and the Wichita Thunder of the CHL.