2006-07: Tyson Barrie appeared in seven games with Kelowna (WHL), his first season with the club; he registered three assists in his short stint with the Rockets.
2007-08: This marked Barrie’s first full season with the Kelowna Rockets (WHL), which saw Barrie net nine goals and 43 points in 64 appearances. He also racked up a career-high 32 penalty minutes.
2008-09: Barrie, consistently improving his numbers, set career-highs in several categories this season, including goals (12), assists (40) and points (52). He also excelled in the playoffs, tallying 18 points (4g+14a) in 22 games on Kelowna’s road to the WHL Championship title.
2009-10: Barrie was the leading scorer for Kelowna and won the WHL's Bill Hunter Trophy as the league's top defenseman in his third season with the Rockets. Barrie scored 19 goals with a team-leading 53 assists and was +11 with 31 PMs despite skating in 63 of 72 games for Kelowna. In 12 playoff games he scored 3 goals with 8 assists and was -2 with 6 PMs. Barrie was named to the WHL First All-Star team.
2010-11: Barrie served as a captain for Kelowna and was selected to the WHL's First All-Star Team for the second straight year and represented Canada at the 2011 U20 World Junior Championship. Barrie led all Rockets defensemen with 11 goals and 47 assists skating in just 54 games and was +4 with 34 PMs. Despite finishing first in their division, the Rockets fell to Portland in the second round of the playoffs. In 10 playoff contests, Barrie was the Rockets' second-leading scorer behind forward Shane McColgan (NYR) with 2 goals and 9 assists. He skated in all seven games for silver medal-winning Canada at the junior championships and was +6 with 1 goal and 2 assists.
Barrie is a smooth-skating defenseman and a formidable playmaker. Though not especially physical and of modest stature, he is comfortable in his own zone and is blessed with great vision and soft hands. The 2010 WHL Defenseman of the Year is also a natural leader.