Carissa Moore wins ASP women's surfing title

GUINCHO, Portugal, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Hawaii's Carissa Moore clinched the 2013 women's world surfing crown Saturday when her closest competitor was eliminated at the Cascals Girls Pro in Portugal.

Searchers find traces of Canadian hiker

YALETOWN, British Columbia, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Canadian police said they discovered footprints and other evidence of a hiker who went missing 10 days ago.

Aussie becomes youngest surf tour winner

MANLY BEACH, Australia, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Tyler Wright, 14, won the Benchley Classic in Australia Monday to become the youngest winner ever on the Association of Surfing Professionals tour.

NHL: Anaheim 6, St. Louis 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Andy McDonald scored two goals and added an assist as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim downed the visiting St. Louis Blues, 6-3, at Arrowhead Pond. Petr Sykora recorded two assists and Tyler Wright scored the eventual game-winner for Anaheim, which has won two

NHL: Anaheim 2, Phoenix 1

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Goaltender Ilja Bryzgalov's 19 saves led the visiting Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes at Glendale Arena. Tyler Wright and Teemu Selanne scored for the Ducks, breaking an eight-game losing streak.

NHL: Edmonton 3, Columbus 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A tie-breaking goal by Fernando Pisani in the third period Friday night helped Edmonton down the Columbus Blue Jackets, 3-1.

NHL: Columbus 4, San Jose 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Jason Chimera netted two goals Friday night to boost the Columbus Blue Jackets over San Jose, 4-1.

NHL: Columbus 3, Nashville 2 (OT)

NASHVILLE, March 27 (UPI) -- Tyler Wright scored 2:03 into overtime after Rick Nash and Nikolai Zherdev helped overcome a two-goal deficit Columbus beat Nashville, 3-2.

NHL: Columbus 3, Anaheim 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 26 (UPI) -- Fred Brathwaite made a season-high 43 saves Friday night in boosting Columbus to its third straight victory, 3-1 over Anaheim.

HKN: Columbus 4, Chicago 3

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Rick Nash became the NHL's first 30-goal scorer this season, tallying twice Saturday as Columbus exacted some revenge with a 4-3 victory over Chicago.

NHL: Columbus 3, San Jose 2 (OT)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Rick Nash scored a power-play goal with 2.1 seconds left in overtime Thursday night to give Columbus a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks.

Columbus 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 20 (UPI) -- Tyler Wright completed his second hat trick of the season with 34 seconds left in overtime Thursday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets squandered a late lead be

Columbus 4, Vancouver 4 (OT)

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Defenseman Darren Van Impe scored his first goal of the season with 2:36 left in the third period Wednesday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets rallied from a th

Columbus 2, Nashville 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Espen Knutsen scored his first goal in his second game since returning from an injury to break a tie 3:19 into the third period Thursday night and give the Colu

Columbus 4, NY Islanders 1

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Andrew Cassels and Lasse Pirjeta scored power-play goals in the first six minutes Saturday night and the Columbus Blue Jackets continued their domination of the
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Tyler Wright
PIT2000050203 - 2 MAY 2000 - PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: Pittsburgh Penguins Jiri Slegr is picked up off the ice by teammates Matthew Barnaby and Tyler Wright following an injury at The Mellon Arena. The Flyers defeated the Penguins in overtime 4-3. jr/ac/Archie Carpenter UPI

Tyler Wright (born April 6, 1973 in Kamsack, Saskatchewan) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played in 613 NHL games with the Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.

Wright was drafted 12th overall in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Edmonton Oilers. As a junior with the Swift Current Broncos in 1989-90 he scored 32 points as a rookie. In 1990-91, he improved his offensive production, scoring 41 goals and 92 points in 66 games. In the 1991-92 season, he netted 36 goals and 82 points in 63 games.

After being drafted by the Oilers, Wright played parts of two seasons in Edmonton (1992-93 and 1993-94) but ultimately spent most of his time with their AHL team, Cape Breton Oilers.

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