Luke Walker
Luke Walker
Avalanche - Right Wing
NUMBER:
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 174
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 02/19/1990
AGE: 24
BIRTHPLACE: New Haven, CT, USA
DRAFTED: COL: 2010-139 overall
Signed with Medvescak Zagreb of the KHL on June 24, 2013.

2012-13:
Recorded 25 points (12g/13a) with a +6 plus/minus rating in 47 games during his third season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL).

2011-12:
Collected 27 points (9g/18a) in 61 games during his second season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL)…Tied for sixth on the team in assists and eighth in points.

2010-11:
Spent his first full professional season with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL), collecting 10 goals and eight assists in 75 games…Ranked fifth on the Monsters in games played...Also dressed in five playoff contests, tallying a goal and one assist…Signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche following training camp on Sept. 28, 2010.

2009-10: Completed his third season with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL), where he ranked fifth on the team in scoring with 57 points (27g/30a) in 61 games…Tied for second on the club in goals and finished sixth in assists…Posted a +17 plus/minus rating and ranked fourth on the team with 103 penalty minutes…Recorded 10 points (6g/4a) in 13 postseason contests… Skated in all seven games for Team USA at the 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship, helping the Americans win the gold medal.

2008-09: Led the Winterhawks with 29 goals and finished second on the team with 52 points in 71 games…Was second on the club in both power-play goals (9) and short-handed tallies (2).

2007-08: Collected 21 points (9g/12a) in 70 games during his first season with Portland…Tied for fourth on the club with 84 penalty minutes.

Personal: Luke’s father, Gordie, played parts of four NHL seasons with the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings.