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.