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Tyson Barrie | Defenseman | #4

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 190
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (64) / COL
Contract: view contract details
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Tyson Barrie picked up another helper during Tuesday's 4-3 loss to Nashville.
Which gives him helpers in three of his last four games. With 10 assists and 12 points in 24 games this season, we'd say he's quite legit. Dec 7 - 2:01 AM

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Tyson Barrie has accounted for nine points through 20 contests this season.

"I feel like I've played well," Barrie said. "There are obviously things where I'd like to contribute more, but that comes with the team, and I think we're starting to go a little bit, starting to score some more goals." He scored just one goal in his first 20 games last season and finished with 13, so fantasy owners shouldn't panic over his two goals so far in 2016-17. Barrie is working hard to take care of his own end, while logging heavy minutes against the opposition's top lines. He feels that will eventually lead to more opportunities offensively. Barrie has posted one goal and two assists in the last four games, so he could be turning the corner.
Source: Denver Post
Nov 29 - 11:43 AM

Tyson Barrie had a minus-3 rating in Thursday's 4-0 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Not a good night at the office for Barrie or his team. He had four shots on goal, one hit and three blocked shots in 23:11 of ice time. Barrie has one goal, five assists and a minus-6 rating in nine games.
Nov 4 - 12:30 AM

Tyson Barrie took a very impressive eight shots on goal in Colorado's 3-2 win over Arizona Saturdy night.

That represents over half of his entire season total of 15. If Barrie shoots the puck like that he will have no trouble topping 50 points this season with an outisde chance at 60.
Oct 30 - 12:46 PM

The Colorado Avalanche dodged a bullet by re-signing Tyson Barrie, and he showed promise in a season-opening 6-5 win against the Dallas Stars.

Barrie scored a goal and an assist, enjoyed a +2 rating, two PIM, one SOG and one blocked shot during a busy Saturday. Nathan MacKinnon looked dangerous in his own right, collecting 1G and 1A of his own.
Oct 16 - 12:32 AM

Tyson Barrie will play "important minutes" for the Avalanche.

"Obviously, he's a gifted offensive player," new bench boss Jared Bednar said. "He's going to defend like everyone else on our team, defend hard and compete hard within our system and the structure which we play. We're going to use him to his strengths every chance we get. He's a guy who can help us produce offensively and we'll lean on him to do that at all times through the season." Barrie has 50-point potential again in 2016-17 after he surpassed that mark in 2014-15 and finished with a total of 49 last year.
Source: Denver Post
Sep 23 - 9:24 AM

Tyson Barrie is glad to have the security of a four-year contract.

"It's nice not to play for a deal every year," he said. "With that being said, I have a long way to go as a player, and I know that. There's another level to my game that I'm looking to take it to and really become that next-level defenseman in this league. This deal represents that, and it's something I'm going to take pride in." Barrie wants to become an all-around defender, who can be used against the top lines of the opposition while continuing to contribute offensively. He feels ready to step up and serve as a leader of the team.
Source: Denver Post
Aug 1 - 10:10 AM

Tyson Barrie has signed a four-year deal with the Avalanche.

His new contract has an annual average value of $5.5 million. The two sides had an arbitration hearing on Friday, but settled on a deal before the award was announced. Barrie got close to the $6 million pay day he was looking for and the Avalanche got some more term out of the agreement. The offensive defender scored 13 goals and 49 points in 78 games last season.
Jul 31 - 3:51 PM

Tyson Barrie is the first of this off-season's 25 arbitration filings to go to a hearing.

The two sides can still reach a deal on their own before the arbitrator's award is announced within 48 hours. According to earlier reports, Barrie is seeking $6 million on a one-year deal, while the Avalanche are looking for a two-year contract at $4 million and $4.25 million.
Jul 29 - 10:53 AM

Tyson Barrie is reportedly seeking $6 million for one season through arbitration.

The Avalanche have offered $4 million and $4.25 million, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. Barrie's arbitration hearing is scheduled for Friday if the two sides can't agree to terms.
Jul 27 - 10:18 AM

Tyson Barrie's arbitration date is set for July 29.

Barrie opted to file for arbitration, all but guaranteeing that he'll remain with the Avalanche next season. Of course, both sides will doubtlessly want to avoid the unpleasantness of a hearing if at all possible, especially seeing as he should factor into the Avalanche's long-term plans. He's coming off of a two-year, $5.2 million contract and had 49 points in 78 games last season.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 11 - 4:10 PM

Tyson Barrie has exercised his right to seek salary arbitration.

Of course Barrie and the Avalanche can still agree to terms before their arbitration hearing to make the process unnecessary. Barrie is coming off of a two-year, $5.2 million deal. He had 13 goals and 49 points in 78 contests in 2015-16.
Source: NHLPA.com
Jul 5 - 5:45 PM

It appears that Tyson Barrie and the Colorado Avalanche will head to arbitration seeing as a long-term deal is not looking likely.

Barrie has been linked to the Oilers in a trade but the Avalanche seem to want to keep the talented defenseman. It is well known that arbitration has been known to harm relationships between players and management seeing as things are said by management about the player in order to lower the contract awarded by the arbitrator.
Jul 1 - 8:30 PM

The Colorado Avalanche made a new long-term contract offer to Tyson Barrie over the weekend.

Barrie is set to become a restricted free agent on July 1st and there's been rumblings that he and the Avalanche don't see eye-to-eye on his overall value. "We presented a long-term proposal, and we’ll see where that goes," GM Joe Sakic said. "If not anywhere, he’s going to go to arbitration." The 24-year-old had 13 goals, 49 points and a minus-16 rating in 78 games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Jun 26 - 9:00 AM

Tyson Barrie isn't on the trade market, per Avalanche GM Joe Sakic.

Barrie is scheduled to become a restricted free agent this summer and should get a big raise from his previous $2.6 million cap hit. Sakic's hope is to sign Barrie to a long-term deal, but if it comes down to it, he's willing to let the arbitration process decide his 2016-17 salary.
Jun 16 - 2:22 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3Mikhail Grigorenko
4John Mitchell
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Joe Colborne
3Cody McLeod
4Rene Bourque
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Mikko Rantanen
4Blake Comeau
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nikita Zadorov
5Fedor Tyutin
6Patrick Wiercioch
7Eric Gelinas
8Cody Goloubef
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard