Gordie Walker

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Gordie Walker
Born (1965-08-12) August 12, 1965 (age 49)
Castlegar, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Los Angeles Kings
New Haven Nighthawks (AHL)
Colorado Rangers (IHL)
San Diego Gulls (IHL)
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 1983
New York Rangers
Playing career 1983–1991

Gord Walker (born August 12, 1965) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the New York Rangers in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.

Between 1986 and 1989 he played in 31 National Hockey League games with the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings.

Minor hockey career[edit]

Walker spent the majority of his playing career in the minor leagues and was a member of the 1983 Memorial Cup champion Portland Winter Hawks.

Family[edit]

Gord's son Luke, is a prospect in the Colorado Avalanche farm system[1] and was a member of the United States hockey team that won gold at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Saskatchewan. Luke was drafted by the Avs in the fifth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Trivia[edit]

In the 1970s and 80s he fronted The Gordie Walker Band, the house group at The Broadway Hotel in Vancouver located at 101 East Hastings. The building is now known as The Sunrise Hotel.[citation needed]

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