Luckily for both Barrie and the Colorado Avalanche (his NHL team), the injury is not believed to be serious. He was sent home for "precautionary reasons."
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie was off to a torrid start for Canada at the World Championship. Now, his run has come to a screeching halt.
Before the start of their game against the Cubs on Wednesday, the Rockies hosted a slew of local celebrities for the UCHealth Healthy Swings Home Run Derby.
"We’ve got a group in here who’s obviously a little embarrassed by what happened this year," Barrie told Mile High Sports.
“There’s going to be a lot of turnover,” Sakic told Altitude Sports Radio. "...We’re expecting to be a much quicker team and a much more competitive team.”
The entire Avalanche contingent was in action at thew World Championship on Monday. Quite a few of them even had quite the impact as well.
Canada entered the 2017 IIHF World Championship as the favorites to win gold. Through two games, they are showing why.
"At the end of the day, I’m not hoping for anything in particular," Duchene told Mile High Sports. "I just want a chance to compete for a Stanley Cup."
May the fourth be with you, loyal Mile High Sports readers. On this day, dubbed Star Wars Day, we all get to celebrate our inner nerd.
“It was a tough year on so many levels, but I have a funny feeling that we might bounce back a little sooner than people think,” Kroenke said.