Friday, February 3, 2012

Brahmas acquire Tyler Barr

Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees forward picked up off waivers

The Texas Brahmas signed former Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees forward Tyler Barr today, according to

Barr, 23, began the season with the New Jersey Outlaws (FHL) where he played 28 games and tallied 12 points (7 G, 5 A) and 161 penalty minutes. He signed with the Killer Bees on January 13th and played eight games before he was waived on February 2nd. With the Killer Bees, Barr had one goal and 13 PIM.

Barr spent the past two seasons with the Pensacola Ice Flyers (SPHL) where he accumulated 22 points (8 G, 14 A) and 289 PIM in 99 regular season games. He added three points (1 G, 2 A) and 2 PIM in three post-season contests last season.

The North Vancouver, BC native played the majority of his Junior hockey career in the British Columbia Hockey League with the Burnaby Express, Langley Chiefs and Merritt Centennials. In 2008-09, he played for the Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL).

Photo Credit: Robert Keith

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