Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Capitals Trade Seventh Round Draft Pick in Exchange for Hurricane's Scott Walker

Carolina Hurricanes v New York Islanders

Capitals Acquire Right Wing Scott Walker from Carolina
Washington sends seventh-round pick in 2010 to Hurricanes

ARLINGTON, Va. –The Washington Capitals have acquired right wing Scott Walker from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a seventh-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Walker, 36, is in his 15th NHL season and his fourth season with Carolina. The 5’10”, 196-pound native of Cambridge, Ontario, has three goals and two assists in 33 games this year for the Hurricanes. Walker was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the fifth round with the 124th overall pick in the 1993 NHL Draft. He has played 820 career NHL games for Vancouver, Nashville and Carolina and has registered 149 goals, 245 assists and 1,153 penalty minutes. Walker has played in 29 career Stanley Cup playoff games, registering one goal and seven assists.

Scott Walker
Position: Right Wing
Birthday: July 19, 1973 (Cambridge, Ontario)
Height: 5’10’’ Weight: 196 Shoots: Right

Acquired: From Carolina in exchange for Washington’s seventh-round pick in the 2010 NHL Draft

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