Walt Atanas

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Walt Atanas
Born (1923-12-22)December 22, 1923
Hamilton, ON, CAN
Died August 8, 1991(1991-08-08) (aged 67)
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
National team  Canada
Playing career 1943–1957

Walter "Ants" Atanas (December 22, 1923-August 8, 1991) was a Canadian ice hockey right winger. He played for the New York Rangers during the 1944-45 season, appearing in 49 games totalling 21 points. Much of his career was spent in the minor leagues, in particular the American Hockey League and the United States Hockey League.

He worked as a scout for the Philadelphia Flyers from 1972 until his death.

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