|Born||July 26, 1991 |
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team||Colorado Avalanche|
|NHL Draft||64th overall, 2009|
Tyson Barrie (born on July 26, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman playing with the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Tyson previously captained the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League. He is the son of former NHLer and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Len Barrie.
After initially playing in the Midget AAA league with the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies, Tyson began his major junior career in the Western Hockey League (WHL) with the Kelowna Rockets at the tail end of the 2006–07 season.
Tyson was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the third round (64th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. On March 25, 2011,he was signed by the Avalanche to a three-year entry level contract.
Tyson made his professional debut in the 2011–12 season, assigned to the Avalanche's American Hockey League affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters.
As a defenceman, he impressively led the Monsters in scoring at the midpoint of the campaign and was selected in the AHL All-Star Game, scoring a goal and helping the Western Conference to victory.
Shortly after on February 4, 2012, Tyson received his first NHL recall by the Avalanche.
|2006–07||Juan de Fuca Grizzlies||VIJHL||72||43||87||130||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Lake Erie Monsters||AHL||49||5||27||32||24||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Lake Erie Monsters||AHL||38||7||22||29||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||13||2||4||6||2|
Awards & Achievements
|CHL All-Rookie Team||2008|
|West First All-Star Team||2010, 2011|
|Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy||2010|
|CHL Second All-Star Team||2010|
|Competitor for Canada|
|World Junior Championships|
Tyson made his international debut at the 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge with Team Canada Pacific. He was first invited to partake in Canada's National Junior Team development camp in 2010.
Again,Tyson was included to take part in Canada's 2011 National Junior Team selection camp and was among the final names to make the team.
He was among the teams' best during the Tournament as Canada had to settle for Silver in a 5-3 collapse against Russia in the final.