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Nathan Walker | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (21) / 2/7/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 192
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The Washington Capitals have sent Nathan Walker to the minors.
The first Australian to ever be drafted by an NHL team, Walker had 11 points in 43 AHL games last season. Sat, Oct 4, 2014 10:53:00 AM

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Nathan Walker has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals.

Washington became the first team to ever draft an Australian player when they took Walker with the 89th overall pick in 2014. He had 11 points and 40 penalty minutes in 43 AHL games in 2013-14.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 02:50:00 PM

The Washington Capitals drafted the first Australian ever when they selected Nathan Walker in the third round.

The Capitals were well aware of Walker as the 20-year-old played 43 games with their AHL affiliate in Hershey this past season, scoring five times and adding six assists. Walker fell in love with hockey when he saw the movie "The Mighty Ducks" and his family moved to the Czech Republic when he was 13 to further his career. The only way this story could be better would be if the Anaheim Ducks selected him for a real Hollywood ending.
Sun, Jun 29, 2014 11:34:00 AM

Nathan Walker has agreed to terms with the AHL Hershey Bears.

The Bears' are the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals. Walker could become the first Australian-raised player to play in the AHL, although he obviously has aspirations of eventually making it one level higher.
Source: AHL.com
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 03:55:00 PM

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