Nathan Walker sure knows how to hip check. The Washington Capitals’ center completely leveled Buffalo Sabres’ rookie Vaclav Karabacek with a tremendous hip check in the third period of his team’s preseason opener. The Caps took the 1-0 victory, as Andre Burakovsky scored the only goal at 13:14 of the first period off an assist from Jason Chimera.Filed under: NHL, Top Stories
Most players in the NHL come from Canada, The United States, or Sweden. That is not the case for 20-year-old Nathan Walker, being the first ever Australian player in the NHL.The Washington Capitals have just signed Walker to a three-year entry-level contract, according to Monumental Network.via flickr.comWalker had played in the AHL team, the Hershey Bears, for the 2013-14 campaign...
The Washington Capitals entered the 2014 NHL Draft needing to make up for some deficiencies on the team. In an effort to do so, the Capitals traded picks at various times to move up in the draft and made some interesting decisions. Here’s a review of the team’s first three picks. 3. Nathan Walker In the third round of the draft, the Capitals selected Walker, the first Australian...
#451365846 / gettyimages.com The most interesting pick of the 2014 NHL draft in Philadelphia came in the third round courtesy of the Washington Capitals. Washington didn’t have a third round pick, however, wanting to secure their scouted player, they traded up with the New York Rangers. With the 89th overall pick, the Capitals selected Nathan Walker. A seemingly common name, Walker...
Nathan Walker has become the first ever Australian drafted into the NHL following the Washington Capitals announcement near the end of the third round. Last season, Walker attended the Capitals training camp before later signing with their AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears., a National Hockey League team, in 2013 and signed with their AHL affiliate Hershey. In 43 games with [...]
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