1. Ty is a big, solid, Japanese Canadian, defensive stalwart from Belleville, Ontario, but he spent his youth in the beautiful Comox, BC. He has a twin sister, Tia, who was a standout goalie for @qu_wih.
2. Ty’s junior career began in the @westernhockeyleague playing for the @princegeorgecougars, where he starred as a defenseman. In 2007-08, he was traded by the Cougars to the @mjwarriors; at the end of the season, he led all WHL defensemen in assists (51) and points (67). Altogether, he notched 161 points over his 4-year career in the W.
5. In 2013, Ty went to Europe, where he has played in Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Romania, and Poland. He is now playing professionally in Australia for the @melbournemustangsaihl.