Tyler Bunz (born February 11, 1992) is a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender who last played as a prospect within the Edmonton Oilers organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bunz was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the 5th round (121st overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
February 11, 1992|
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||Edmonton Oilers|
121st overall, 2010|
On March 19, 2012, the Oilers signed Bunz to a three-year entry-level contract.
On March 22, 2014, Bunz was hit in the throat by a puck, leading to a life-threatening injury. He recovered from his injury without needing surgery, and resumed his playing career.
In the 2014–15 season, on April 2, 2015, Bunz made his NHL debut against the Los Angeles Kings. He substituted in for Ben Scrivens, who had given up 5 goals, to start the third period. Bunz surrendered 3 goals on 12 shots and the Kings routed the Oilers 8–2.'
|2007–08||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||1||1||0||0||60||3||1||3.00||.885||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||22||9||6||1||1007||58||0||3.46||.886||2||0||1||82||6||0||4.93||.887|
|2009–10||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||57||31||19||5||3214||156||2||2.91||.898||12||6||5||720||35||0||2.92||.899|
|2010–11||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||56||35||13||8||3350||138||3||2.47||.919||10||4||6||566||28||1||2.97||.912|
|2011–12||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||61||39||17||5||3616||155||3||2.57||.921||8||4||4||496||23||1||2.78||.925|
|2012–13||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||1||0||0||0||25||5||0||10.56||.667||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||5||2||1||1||232||14||0||3.63||.901||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||2||0||0||0||60||5||0||5.00||.839||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honoursEdit
|WHL East Second All-Star Team||2010–11|||
|WHL East First All-Star Team||2011–12|||
|Del Wilson Trophy – WHL Goaltender of the Year||2011–12|||
- "Road to the World Juniors: Tyler Bunz". Calgary Herald. January 15, 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
- "Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Tyler Bunz to entry level contract". The Hockey News. March 19, 2012. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
- "Life-threatening injury just a minor setback for Bunz". American Hockey League. March 22, 2014. Retrieved March 22, 2014.
- "Kings jump back into playoff picture as Kings rout Oilers". National Hockey League'. April 2, 2015. Retrieved April 2, 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "Hockey Awards & Achievements – WHL (East) Second All-Star Team". eliteprospects.com. April 2, 2012. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
- "Tyler Bunz bring s WHL pedigree". Oklahoma City Barons. January 16, 2014. Archived from the original on May 28, 2015. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
- "Tyler Bunz Named WHL Goaltender of the Year". The Copper & Blue. March 28, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
| Winner of the WHL Del Wilson Trophy
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