Kelowna Rockets - Tyson Barrie #4
Hometown: Victoria, BC
Drafted COL '09
Tyson Barrie was outstanding on the blue for the Rockets in his rookie season. He tallied nine goals and 34 assists. He was also selected to play for Team Pacific at the World U-17 Hockey Challenge.
Barrie was the Rockets first round pick, eighteenth overall, in 2006 WHL Bantam Draft.
In his final year of midget hockey Tyson played with the Juan De Fuca AAA Grizzlies and compiled 43 goals and 130 points in a 72 game season.
WIth his Dad, Len, as a former pro and part owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Tyson will be around the game for long time.
Head Coach Ryan Huska says, “Tyson has very good offensive ability and he does a great job of seeing plays develop and finding open players.”
Tyson continues a great legacy of Rocket blue liners like Josh Gorges, Shea Weber and Brett Palin.
Food you can't live without - "Pizza"
Favourite NHL player and team - "Scott Neidermeyer & the Anheim Ducks "
Hobbies - "Basketball, Wakeboarding"