Led all Colorado defensemen with 13 goals, the most by an Avs blueliner since 2006-07 (John-Michael Liles 14)…Finished second among Avalanche defensemen in both points (38) and assists (25)…Scored three overtime goals, tying the single-season franchise record set by David Jones in 2010-11…Was the first NHL defenseman to score three OT goals in one season since Atlanta’s Dustin Byfuglien in 2010-11…Now has four career OT winners, the most by a blueliner in franchise history…Tallied five game-winning goals, tied for third among NHL defensemen and the second-most by a blueliner in franchise history (Derek Morris, 7, 2002-03)…Finished third on the team with a +17 plus/minus rating, the highest by an Avs D since Kurt Sauer was +17 in 2007-08…Was the first Colorado defender to have at least 13 goals and a +17 rating since Rob Blake in 2002-03…Spent the first month of the season with the Avalanche before being reassigned to Lake Erie on Nov. 4…Was recalled on Nov. 17…Tallied the overtime winner on Jan. 8 vs. Ottawa…Did not dress on Jan. 11 at Minnesota due to a shoulder injury…Scored a career-high two goals, including the overtime winner, on Jan. 14 at Chicago…Was only the second defenseman in Avalanche/Nordiques history to post a multi-goal game that included an OT winner, joining Adam Foote on March 10, 2004 at Edmonton…Had a career-long five-game point streak (2g/4a) from Jan. 25 to Feb. 3…Recorded a career-high three points (0g/3a) and was +3 on Feb. 8 at NY Islanders…Scored his third OT goal of the year on March 27 vs. Vancouver, tying the franchise record…Appeared in his 100th NHL game on April 1 at Columbus…Scored the tying goal with 58 seconds left in regulation and converted his first career shootout attempt on April 3 vs. NY Rangers…Became just the third Avalanche defenseman to ever participate in a shootout, joining Liles and Jordan Leopold…Missed the regular season finale on April 13 at Anaheim due to an upper body injury suffered on April 11 at San Jose.
2011-12: Spent most of his first professional season with Lake Erie (AHL) but also appeared in 10 games for the Avalanche…Led all Monsters defensemen in scoring with 32 points (5g/27a) despite playing only 49 games in the AHL…Was first recalled on Feb. 4 and made his NHL debut on Feb. 7 vs. Chicago…Appeared in four games with Colorado before being reassigned on Feb. 16…Recalled again on Feb. 23 and spent the next six weeks with the Avs, appearing in six games…Was reassigned to Lake Erie for the conclusion of the AHL season on April 8…Was selected to the Western Conference roster for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic and scored a goal in the AHL All-Star Game on Jan. 30 in Atlantic City, N.J.
2010-11: Selected to the WHL’s Western Conference First All-Star Team and was a finalist for the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy as WHL Defenseman of the Year…Led all Kelowna Rockets defensemen and finished sixth among league blueliners with 58 points (11g/47a) in 54 games…Led the entire team in assists and points-per-game (1.07), while finishing third in overall scoring…Named captain of the Rockets prior to the season on Sept. 23…Was Kelowna’s top-scoring defenseman during the playoffs with 11 points (2g/9a) in 10 contests…Finished his junior career as the highest scoring defenseman in Kelowna history with 228 points (51g/177a) in 256 regular season games…Signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche on March 25, 2011.
2009-10: Won the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy as the WHL Defenseman of the Year after totaling 72 points (19g/53a) in 63 games for the Kelowna Rockets…Selected to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team and the Canadian Hockey League Second All-Star Team…Tied for first among league defensemen in scoring despite missing four weeks due to injury from Sept. 25 to Oct. 23 (knee/upper body)…Led all WHL blueliners in assists and points-per-game (1.14)…Ranked first on the team in points, assists, plus/minus (+14 -tied) and power-play goals (11)…Represented Team WHL at the 2009 Subway Super Series…Led all Kelowna defensemen in postseason scoring with 11 points (3g/8a) in 12 contests.
2008-09: Led all Kelowna defensemen in goals (12), assists (40) and points (52)…Added 18 points (4g/14a) in 22 postseason contests to help the Rockets capture the WHL championship and advance to the 2009 Memorial Cup…Participated in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game.
2007-08: Named to the CHL All-Rookie Team…Led Kelowna defensemen in goals (9), assists (34) and points (43)…Led all WHL rookie defensemen in points and tied for second in goals…Added four points (1g/3a) in seven postseason contests…Selected to play for Team Pacific at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Helped Team Canada win the silver medal at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo…Had a goal and two assists in seven games at the tournament.
Tyson’s father, Len, played 184 NHL games over seven seasons with Philadelphia, Florida, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles…His uncle, Mike Barrie, was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1