The Louisiana IceGators today announced they have signed Tyler Barr for the 2012-2013 season. Tyler Barr, a native of North Vancouver, British Columbia, played four years of junior hockey in the BCHL (British Columbia Hockey League) and the AJHL (Alberta Junior Hockey League) proving himself as an enforcer. In 130 games he had 43 points (13 goals, 20 assists) and 522 penalty minutes. After finishing junior, Tyler would join the Pensacola Ice Flyers
for two seasons before spending last season between the FHL (Federal Hockey League) and CHL (Central Hockey League) with the New Jersey Outlaws
, Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees
and the Texas Brahmas
. During his professional career he has played 158 games, scored 18 goals, 21 assists for 39 points and 570 penalty minutes.
Coach Kaminski feels the 6’ 2”, 215 lbs., forward is a guy who is full of character, heart and toughness. “Tyler brings an unbelievable work ethic and desire to win.” said Kaminski. “He is the ultimate team player, a warrior and will go through the wall for his teammates to do whatever it takes to win.” Kaminski also added, “Tyler’s leadership and drive to get better every day is outstanding. The fans of Lafayette will love what he brings to the ice.”