Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tyrone Garner
Netminder Tyrone Garner made three appearances for the Calgary Flames in 1998-99. He was a solid junior player who spent most of his pro career as a back-up in the AHL and ECHL.

Born in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Garner played Junior B in his hometown and for the nearby Hamilton B's. He joined the OHL's Oshawa Generals in 1995-96 and played 32 contests as a rookie. Following the season, he was chosen 83rd overall by the New York Islanders and then played three more years with the Gens. Garner notched 47 wins over his last two amateur seasons and played 139 minutes for Calgary as an emergency recall in 1998-99. Following his solid year, he was placed on the OHL second all-star team.

Garner split his first pro season between the Saint John Flames of the AHL and the ECHL's Dayton Bombers and Johnstown Chiefs. He started the next season in Johnstown then joined the Greenville Growl where he posted a fine 2.81 goals against average in 35 games and remained the club's top goalie in 2001-02.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1994-95 Stoney Creek Spirit ON-Jr.B 10 2 7 1 0 6.32
1994-95 Hamilton Kilty's ON-Jr.A 8 0 4.01
1995-96 Oshawa Generals OHL 32 11 15 4 0 3.96
1996-97 Oshawa Generals OHL 9 6 1 0 0 2.76 3 1 0 0 4.09
1997-98 Oshawa Generals OHL 54 23 17 8 1 3.30 7 3 4 0 3.33
1998-99 Oshawa Generals OHL 44 24 15 3 4 2.98 15 9 6 0 0 3.80
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 3 0 2 0 0 5.18
1999-00 Saint John Flames AHL 19 4 8 4 0 4.47
1999-00 Dayton Bombers ECHL 3 0 2 0 0 5.86
1999-00 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 17 8 6 3 0 2.97 1 0 1 0 2.03
2000-01 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 5 3 1 1 0 2.94
2000-01 Greenville Grrrowl ECHL 35 17 15 3 3 2.81
2001-02 Greenville Grrrowl ECHL 29 12 12 5 0 2.52 14 12 2 0 2.47
2002-03 Jackson Bandits ECHL 39 18 17 4 4 2.71 1 0 1 0 2.35
2002-03 San Antonio Rampage AHL 1 0 1 0 0 5.00
2003-04 Stuttgart Wizards German-3 54 7 2.53
NHL Totals 3 0 2 0 0 5.17


OHL Second All-Star Team (1999)
ECHL - Playoff MVP (2002) (co-winner - Simon Gamache)
Traded to Calgary by NY Islanders with Marty McInnis and Calgary's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Ilja Demidov) in 1997 Entry Draft for Robert R eichel, March 18, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 31, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Stuttgart (German-2), August 6, 2003.