• After a successful regular-season in 2008-09, Barrie helped lead his team to a WHL Championship and the Memorial Cup tournament, recording 18 points (4-14-18) and a plus-18 rating in 22 playoff games.
• In his rookie season, he tallied 34 assists (9-34-43) and was also selected to play for Team Pacific at the Under-17 World Hockey Challenge. Prior to joining Kelowna, he played Midget AAA with the Juan De Fuca Grizzlies and compiled 130 points (43-87-130) in 72 games.
• Is the son of Tampa Bay co-owner and President Len Barrie -- who was drafted in the sixth round (124th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft and played 184 NHL games with four teams (Philadelphia, Florida, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles). He also played 344 Western Hockey League games and won the scoring title in the 1989-90 season with 185 points (85-100-185) in 70 games.
• His uncle, Mike Barrie, was also drafted -- in 1993 by the Buffalo Sabres (194th overall).
• Barrie spent time with former Rockets Shea Weber (Nashville) and Josh Gorges (Montreal) during his early training camps with the Rockets and was often defense partners with Luke Schenn (Toronto) in 2007-08.
• His childhood hockey idol was Rob Blake – “I got to meet him when my dad played with him and he was an awesome person and great player”.
• If he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose his mom, dad and sister for a good family dinner.
NHL Team: Anaheim Ducks NHL Player: Scott Niedermayer Shootout move: “Backhand shelf.” Goal celebration: “Low five.” Video game: NHL ‘09 Movie: The Burbs Reality Show: Bromance Actor: Adam Sandler Cartoon: Family Guy Website: Google Book: Harry Potter Pump-up song: “Sandstorm” by Darude Restaurant: Outback Steakhouse Sport (other than hockey): Basketball Place to visit: Victoria, BC Snack: Pizza Superhero: Batman
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench