Tyrone Garner

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Not to be confused with Tyron Garner, plaintiff in Lawrence v. Texas.
Tyrone Garner
Born (1978-07-27) July 27, 1978 (age 37)
Stoney Creek, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Calgary Flames
NHL Draft 83rd overall, 1996
New York Islanders
Playing career 1998–2008

Tyrone "Ty" Garner (born July 27, 1978 in Stoney Creek, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 4th round, 83rd overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]


Garner played three NHL games in his career, for the Calgary Flames in 1998–99 as an emergency callup from his junior team, the Oshawa Generals. He posted a 0–2–0 record with a 5.18 GAA before being returned to the Generals where he was named to the Ontario Hockey League's second All-Star Team in 1999.[1]


Garner spent most of his North American career in the ECHL before moving to play in Europe in 2003. He was named the co-winner of the ECHL's playoff Most Valuable player award in 2002 while a member of the Greenville Grrrowl.[1]

While playing in Norway during the 2005–06 season, Garner suffered a horrible groin injury which ripped the muscles from the bone. Doctors told him that under no circumstances could Garner play as a goaltender for at least one year. So he skated as a forward with the Southern Professional Hockey League's Jacksonville Barracudas, where he scored 12 goals and 22 points in 47 games. He remained with the Barracudas during the 2007-08 SPHL season, where he scored 12 goals and 27 points in 41 games.

Garner also played as a forward with the Brantford Blast of Major League Hockey during the 2008-09 OHA Sr League season, where he scored 11 points in 13 games.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Tyrone Garner profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Tyrone Garner Profile". Pointstreak.com. 2010-02-06. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 

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