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Tyson Barrie | Defenseman | #4

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 7/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 190
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 3 (64) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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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. Jun 26 - 9:00 AM
Source: Denver Post

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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

Tyson Barrie is reportedly in play as a trade candidate this summer.

He will be looking for a substantial raise after making an annual average salary of $2.6 million. The restricted free agent defender could command Erik Johnson type-money ($6 million per year), which the Avalanche may be unwilling to pay. Colorado also has to sign Nathan MacKinnon this off-season.
Jun 13 - 1:20 PM

Tyson Barrie will be a key restricted free agent for Colorado this off-season.

He is coming off a two-year, $5.2 million contract which paid him $3.2 million in 2015-16. This will probably be a situation that ends up going to salary arbitration. Barrie racked up 53 points in 80 games a year ago and he posted 49 points in 78 contests this past season.
Source: Denver Post
Apr 11 - 1:31 PM

Tyson Barrie registered his third straight season with at least 12 goals during Friday's 4-3 shootout win over Calgary.

Barrie now sits just one tally shy of matching his career high as well. With 46 points in 63 games thus far, it's clear that he's one of the game's best scoring blue liners.
Mar 19 - 1:30 AM

Tyson Barrie didn't practice Monday for "maintenance," according to coach Patrick Roy.

"He hurt his hamstring last game a bit, and there's no need for him to go on the ice today," said the Avalanche bench boss. It doesn't sound like the hamstring will be an issue and Barrie should play Wednesday against Vancouver.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 14 - 5:46 PM

Tyson Barrie picked up a pair of helpers Thursday's 3-2 win over Florida.

Barrie now boasts 34 assists and 45 points this season, and is just two goals shy of matching his career high of 13. With just under a quarter of the season to go we may bear witness to an couple of new high water marks before the season's out.
Mar 4 - 12:27 AM

Tyson Barrie recorded three points in the Avalanche’s 3-2 win against the Oilers on Saturday night.

Barrie was a beast in this one, scoring twice on seven shots and adding an assist on John Mitchell’s goal. Barrie offers considerable promise on the back end. He has 10 goals and 40 points, so he’s within reach of last season’s 12-goal, 53-point campaign.
Feb 21 - 12:47 AM

Tyson Barrie produced two assists in a 4-3 win over Ottawa on Thursday night.

Both of his helpers came on power-play goals, which were scored by Jarome Iginla. The Avalanche went 3-for-4 on the man advantage in the match. Barrie didn't have a point in his previous four games, but he has enjoyed a strong season with 35 points in 53 contests.
Feb 12 - 9:33 AM

Tyson Barrie pushed home his eighth goal of the season in Thursday's 3-0 win over the Devils.

Off a two-on-one break mid-way through the game, it was Nathan MacKinnon who took the initial shot but Barrie was there to clean up the garbage Cory Schneider left lying around. Barrie also collected a trio of blocks in the game. He now has 30 points on the season.
Jan 15 - 12:06 AM

Tyson Barrie has been named the third star of the week by the NHL.

He garnered three goals and three assists in four games to lead all defensemen in scoring. Barrie started the week with a four-point performance against Los Angeles.
Jan 11 - 1:31 PM

Tyson Barrie's point streak is now up to three games with his tally in Friday's 5-3 win over Nashville.

Barrie now has points in four of his past five games with three goals and seven points over that span. The kid is heating up, and now has seven goals with 29 points on the season.
Jan 9 - 12:37 AM

Tyson Barrie said it's "all quiet" when it comes to talk on a contract extension with the Avalanche, but he's not worried about that.

"I'm just worrying about playing. ... It's not off the table, but I don't know of any real talks going on," said Barrie, who can become a restricted free agent this summer. "I'm comfortable just playing and helping the team win and whenever that sorts itself out, it does. That's part of the business. I want to be here and I hope they want to have me here, and I'm sure we'll get something done eventually." He is averaging 23:09 of ice time per game and he has generated 27 points in 36 games.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 6 - 9:03 AM

Defenseman Tyson Barrie scored two goals and added two assists in Colorado's 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.

After a scoreless first period, Barrie potted his first goal of the game while the Colorado Avalanche were on the power-play. His second goal of the game put the Avs ahead 2-1. He then assisted on power-play goals by Matt Duchene and Jarome Iginla. Barrie's goals were his fifth and sixth goals of the season. He now has twenty-seven points this campaign, including six points in his last five games.
Jan 5 - 12:49 AM

Tyson Barrie will return to Colorado's lineup for Saturday's game against Calgary.

Barrie missed Colorado's last game because of an illness, but he told the team's website that he'll play tonight. The 24-year-old has four goals and 23 points in 34 games this season.
Jan 2 - 5:04 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Mikkel Boedker
3Shawn Matthias
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
6Andrew Agozzino
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Blake Comeau
4Jack Skille
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Eric Gelinas
5Nikita Zadorov
6Chris Bigras
7Andrew Bodnarchuk
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard