Avalanche’s Barrie out for Canada for rest of Worlds


Playing for Canada at the World Hockey Championship is probably a nice treat for Tyson Barrie after that disaster of a season with the Colorado Avalanche, but now that’s been tarnished as well.

Hockey Canada and the Avalanche announced that Barrie will miss the remainder of the tournament thanks to a lower-body injury.

It’s a bummer, as he had been performing well. On the bright side, Colorado expects Barrie to be ready for the beginning of the 2017-18 season.

Actually, the Avalanche peg him for a return far sooner into the pre-season.

The real question, then, is will Barrie be back? Colorado expects “a lot of turnover” this summer, after all, and Barrie has his fair share of critics.

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