October 30, 1984 |
Melfort, SK, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
St. Louis Blues
|NHL Draft||137th overall, 2003
Tyson Strachan (born October 30, 1984) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman for the Florida Panthers. He was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the fifth round, 137th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career 
He played at Ohio State University for four seasons (2003–07), and with the Albany River Rats in the American Hockey League in 2006-07 for one game, before joining the Peoria Rivermen (AHL) and Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL) in 2007-08.
He was signed as a free agent by the St. Louis Blues on October 9, 2008. During the 2008–09 season he was recalled from the Peoria Rivermen under emergency conditions on December 16, 2008, after playing in two pre-season games with the Blues and 28 games for the Rivermen. He made his NHL debut on December 18, against the Washington Capitals at Washington and three night later scored his first NHL Point (assist) on December 21 against the Boston Bruins, at St. Louis.
Florida Panthers 
On July 12, 2011, Strachan agreed to one-year, two-way deal with Florida Panthers. On January, 23, 2012, he was called up to replace injured defenceman Dmitri Kulikov. On February 1, 2012, he recorded his 1st point as a Panther with an assist on a Mikael Samuelsson goal on a wrist shot from almost Center Ice. He recorded his 1st career goal on February 12, 2012 against Evgeni Nabokov of the New York Islanders. It was a one-timer from the point off a faceoff win by Marcel Goc.
Career statistics 
|2003–04||Ohio State University||CCHA||30||2||5||7||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Ohio State University||CCHA||31||1||4||5||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Ohio State University||CCHA||23||3||2||5||37||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Ohio State University||CCHA||35||7||11||18||55||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Albany River Rats||AHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||25||2||7||9||68||16||0||4||4||12|
|2008–09||St. Louis Blues||NHL||30||0||3||3||39||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||St. Louis Blues||NHL||8||0||2||2||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Louis Blues||NHL||29||0||1||1||39||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||50||3||14||17||41||7||1||3||4||0|
|2012–13||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||24||1||8||9||22||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Tyler Strachan Official Player Page". NHL.com. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- "Blues Sign Free Agent Tyson Strachan". NHL.com. 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- "Blues Recall Strachan From Peoria". NHL.com. 2008-12-16. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
- "St. Louis Blues - Recap: Boston @ St. Louis - 12/21/08". NHL.com. 2008-12-21. Retrieved 2008-12-21.
- "Panthers at Islanders boxscore". National Hockey League. 2012-02-12. Retrieved 2012-02-12.