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Capitals Acquire Right Wing Scott Walker from Carolina

Washington sends seventh-round pick in 2010 to Hurricanes

Wednesday, 03.03.2010 / 1:00 PM / News
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Capitals Acquire Right Wing Scott Walker from Carolina
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
CAREER STATISTICS
Regular Season Playoffs
Year Team League GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW S GP G A Pts PIM
1991-92 Owen Sound OHL 53 7 31 38 128 - - - - - 5 0 7 7 8
1992-93 Canada WC 2 3 0 3 0 - - - - - - - - - -
1992-93 Owen Sound OHL 57 23 68 91 110 - - - - - 8 1 5 6 16
1993-94 Hamilton AHL 77 10 29 39 272 - - - - - 4 0 1 1 25
1994-95 Syracuse AHL 74 14 38 52 334 - - - - - - - - - -
1994-95 Vancouver NHL 11 0 1 1 33 0 0 0 0 8 - - - - -
1995-96 Syracuse AHL 15 3 12 15 52 - - - - - 16 9 8 17 39
1995-96 Vancouver NHL 63 4 8 12 137 -7 0 1 1 45 - - - - -
1996-97 Vancouver NHL 64 3 15 18 132 2 0 0 0 55 - - - - -
1997-98 Vancouver NHL 59 3 10 13 164 -8 0 1 1 40 - - - - -
1998-99 Nashville NHL 71 15 25 40 103 0 0 1 2 96 - - - - -
1998-99 Canada WC 10 2 3 5 16 - - - - - - - - - -
1999-00 Nashville NHL 69 7 21 28 90 -16 0 1 0 98 - - - - -
2000-01 Nashville NHL 74 25 29 54 66 -2 9 3 1 159 - - - - -
2000-01 Canada WC 7 3 3 6 10 - - - - - - - - - -
2001-02 Nashville NHL 28 4 5 9 18 -13 1 0 0 46 - - - - -
2002-03 Nashville NHL 60 15 18 33 58 2 7 0 5 124 - - - - -
2003-04 Nashville NHL 75 25 42 67 94 4 9 3 3 157 6 0 1 1 6
2004-05 Cambridge OHASr 5 2 6 8 4 - - - - - - - - - -
2004-05 Dundas OHASr 1 1 1 2 17 - - - - - - - - - -
2004-05 Canada WC 9 0 0 0 4 - - - - - - - - - -
2005-06 Nashville NHL 33 5 11 16 36 2 1 0 0 57 5 0 0 0 6
2006-07 Carolina NHL 81 21 30 51 45 -10 6 0 6 183 - - - - -
2007-08 Carolina NHL 58 14 18 32 115 -3 4 2 4 122 - - - - -
2008-09 Carolina NHL 41 5 10 15 39 -4 1 0 0 71 18 1 6 7 19
2009-10 Carolina NHL 33 3 2 5 23 -4 1 0 0 50 - - - - -

NHL Totals
820 149 245 394 1153 -57 39 12 23 1311 29 1 7 8 31
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