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Tyson Barrie | Defenseman

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 190
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Tyson Barrie's two-year deal with the Avalanche has an annual average value of $2.6 million.
He'll earn $2 million this coming season and $3.2 million the year after. Barrie received a bridge contract after finishing his entry-level deal. The Avalanche were confident that he would be with the team for the start of training camp and with a new contract in place that hope will come to fruition. Barrie will quarterback the Avalanche power play and he'll be a key offensive contributor from the point. Sep 4 - 5:17 PM

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Tyson Barrie has agreed to a two-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche.

"Tyson is a big part of the young nucleus of our team," said Avalanche Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations Joe Sakic. "He is a gifted young defenseman who brings a lot of offense. We are pleased to have him under contract and look forward to his contribution this upcoming season." He got off to a rough start in 2013-14, but he turned things around after his demotion to the minors. Barrie scored 13 goals and 38 points in 64 games with the Avalanche last year.
Sep 4 - 5:04 PM

Colorado Executive Vice President of hockey operations Joe Sakic is "confident" Tyson Barrie will be with the team for the start of training camp.

Training camps are about four weeks away and Barrie remains a restricted free agent. The offensive defenseman is an important part of the Avalanche and he was sorely missed in the playoffs when he suffered a knee injury in the opening round.
Source: Denver Post
Aug 21 - 5:54 PM

Tyson Barrie (knee) is expected to be ready for training camp.

It was difficult for him to watch the playoffs after he was injured in Game 3 of Colorado's first-round series against Minnesota. "It's frustrating, but we've got such a good young team here," Barrie said. "Hopefully I'll be a part of it for a long time and we can make some noise in the playoffs in the future." Barrie is a key restricted free agent who the Avalanche still have to sign.
Source: NHL.com
Aug 18 - 11:47 AM

Tyson Barrie will be a priority signing for the Avalanche this off-season.

The 23-year-old rearguard, who is a restricted free agent, led the Avs' blueline with 13 goals and he placed second with 38 points in 64 games. He also anchored the team's power play. Barrie is a budding star and is sure to get a healthy raise.
Source: Denver Post
May 4 - 10:41 AM

Tyson Barrie will be sidelined for the next four-to-six weeks with a medial collateral ligament injury.

He was hurt early in the second period when he collided knee-to-knee with Minnesota's Matt Cooke at the blueline. Barrie led Colorado's defense corps with 13 goals during the regular season and he recorded 38 points in 64 games. His offensive abilities from the point will be sorely missed.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 22 - 8:50 AM

Avs defenseman Tyson Barrie was forced to leave Monday's game against Minnesota due to a lower-body injury.

Barrie was on the losing end of a knee-on-knee hit from Matt Cooke of the Wild, leaving him in obvious pain. He's been ruled out from returning to this game, but his status for Game 4 is up in the air.
Apr 21 - 9:00 PM

Tyson Barrie continues to impress with his play as he registrered two assists in Colorado's 5-4 overtime win over Minnesota in Game 1 of the opening round of the playoffs.

Barrie was in Av coach Patrick Roy's doghouse to start the season and was sent to the AHL to find his game. Barrie returned to the NHL with confidence and registered 38 points in 64 games and anchored the Colorado power play. That production translates to a 47-point full season and makes Barrie a top-20 rearguard for the 2014-15 campaign.
Apr 18 - 12:46 PM

Tyson Barrie (upper body) is projected to be fine to play in Game 1 against Minnesota on Thursday night.

He was held out of Sunday's contest mainly as a precaution, according to coach Patrick Roy. Barrie enjoyed an excellent 2013-14 campaign with 13 goals and 38 points from the blueline in 64 games.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 14 - 12:41 PM

Tyson Barrie left Friday night's game against the Sharks in the first period with an upper-body injury.

No word yet on the severity of the injury but it will likely keep him out of Sunday's contest against Anaheim. If Barrie is gone for the start of the playoffs it will be a big blow to the Avalanche as he is the team's leading scorer from the blueline with 38 points in 64 games.
Apr 12 - 12:50 PM

Tyson Barrie netted his fifth game-winning goal of the season Thursday night versus Vancouver.

He has generated four goals and four assists in his past nine games. Barrie has 38 points and a plus-18 rating in 63 matches on the year.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 11 - 9:20 AM

Tyson Barrie, who tied the game with 51.4 seconds left in the third period, scored the lone goal in the tiebreaker with a shot over Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist's right pad in the first round in Colorado's 3-2 shootout win over the Rangers Thursday night.

Barrie has been good lately with four points in his last five games. He now has 11 goals and 23 assists in 59 games this season. Defenseman Andre Benoit scored the other goal for the Avalanche.
Apr 4 - 1:23 AM

Tyson Barrie scored the game-winning goal in Colorado's 3-2 overtime victory over Vancouver Thursday night.

Barrie tipped Matt Duchene's pass over the shoulder of goalie Eddie Lack 55 seconds into the extra period for his third overtime goal this season and the fourth of his NHL career, a franchise record for a defenseman. Barrie now has 10 goals and 22 assists in 56 games this season. It has been a very good season for him. Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog also scored for the Avalanche.
Mar 28 - 3:28 AM

After spending two games as a forward, Tyson Barrie will serve as a defenseman on Tuesday.

"It was an experience. It was fun, and nice to know they trusted me," Barrie said. "But it's nice to get to back to the back end, where I'm more comfortable and where I want to be." He has nine goals and 30 points in 54 contests in 2013-14.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 25 - 6:43 PM

Tyson Barrie will serve as a forward for a second straight game on Friday.

Barrie has nine goals and 30 points in 53 games this season. He will play alongside Max Talbot and Cody McLeod.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 21 - 2:39 PM

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All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Nathan MacKinnon
3Daniel Briere
4John Mitchell
5Marc-Andre Cliche
6Joey Hishon
7Tomas Vincour
LW1Ryan O'Reilly
2Gabriel Landeskog
3Jamie McGinn
4Cody McLeod
RW1Jarome Iginla
2Alex Tanguay
3Jesse Winchester
4Patrick Bordeleau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Jan Hejda
4Brad Stuart
5Stefan Elliott
6Nate Guenin
7Ryan Wilson
8Nick Holden
9Maxim Noreau
10Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra