Washington Trades Seventh-Round Draft Pick in 2010 for Scott Walker
If you would have told Scott Walker four years ago that he would be traded for a seventh-round pick, he may ask you how many you have had to drink.
Walker, the gritty 37-year old winger, will be joining his fourth NHL team. Just three seasons ago, Walker accumulated 51 points in 81 games. But how the veteran has fallen. He has added just three goals and two assists in 33 games this season. While he is not adding the scoring that he used to, he still adds a physical presence that makes the opposing defenses shake in their skates.
The Capitals have added yet another piece to their 2010 playoff drive, and get the nod in this trade. While Walker may not add the points to the score-sheet, he does address a team toughness and depth issue