Tyson Barrie

Tyson Barrie ( born July 26, 1991, Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player on the position of the defender. Since March 2011 he is with the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League contract. His father Len was also a professional hockey player and completed seven seasons in the National Hockey League.

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Tyson Barrie was starting from the 2007/ 08 season regularly in the Western Hockey League for the Kelowna Rockets for use, having previously been in the 2006 /07 predominantly for the Juan de Fuca Grizzlies in a unterklassigen Junior League in British Columbia on the ice had. In the 2008 /09 WHL season, the Rockets reached in the first round in third place in the Western Conference and qualified for the play- offs by. There they defeated the Kamloops Blazers in succession, the Tri -City Americans Vancouver Giants, and thus were in the final of the Western Hockey League. The Kelowna Rockets defeated the Calgary Hitmen in the best- of-seven series with a 4-2 games and earned thereby participate in the Memorial Cup. In this tournament, the team was able to play to the final, where they lost to the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League.

In the NHL Entry Draft in 2009 the defender was selected in the third round at 64th overall position of the Colorado Avalanche. However, the players spent two more seasons in the WHL and was awarded following the 2009/10 season with the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy as the best defensive player in the league. In his final junior season 2010/11 he was appointed captain of the Rockets. The Kelowna Rockets once again reached the play-offs, where they the Portland Winter Hawks defeated in the Western Conference semifinals. On 25 March 2011 Tyson Barrie signed an entry-level contract with the Colorado Avalanche.

The season 2011/12 started Barrie at Colorado Farm Team Lake Erie Monsters in the American Hockey League ( AHL ). The defensive player established himself in his rookie season in the AHL important member in Lake Erie's defense and one of the best defenders in the AHL. On February 4, 2012 Barrie was appointed to the cadre of the Colorado Avalanche. At this time, the defender best scorer of the monster. On February 7, 2012 Tyson Barrie graduated with a game the Avalanche against the Chicago Blackhawks their first game in the National Hockey League. Overall, he came in the 2011/12 season on ten NHL bets. After the Colorado Avalanche failed to qualify for the play- offs, Barrie was sent back to the Lake Erie Monsters, where he completed the short remainder of the season.

The following season he started due to the lockout before the start of the NHL season 2012/13 at the Monsters in the AHL. After the NHL game its operation in January 2013 resumed, he moved to the cadres of the Avalanche on and graduated in Episode 32 of 48 NHL games, thereby pass him 13 points scorer. His first goal in the National Hockey League, he scored on February 18, 2013 against goalie Chris Mason of the Nashville Predators.


Tyson Barrie represented the Canadian national team for the first time at an international tournament at the U20 World Youth Championship 2011. Canadians won at this tournament after a final defeat against the Russian team the silver medal. Barrie graduated seven games and scored a goal and two assists.

Awards and achievements

  • 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game
  • 2009 Ed Chynoweth Cup - profit with the Kelowna Rockets
  • 2010 Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy
  • 2010 WHL West First All- Star Team
  • 2011 WHL West First All- Star Team
  • 2012 AHL All- Star Classic


  • 2011 Silver medal at the U20 World Junior Championships

Career Stats


( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )