Edmonton Oilers forward Nathan Walker chasing his hockey dream around the world

Edmonton Oilers forward Nathan Walker chasing his hockey dream around the world
Edmonton Oilers forward Nathan Walker chasing his hockey dream around the world
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Nathan Walker participates in first practice with Oilers, new head coach calls him a 'hungry player'

Skook Girl I am happy that Nathan is happy. But I’m crying-since-her-son-brooklyn-moved-to-new-york.html” target=_blank>crying inside. Happily, crying. But crying.

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“Being in the Czech Republic was definitely a cultural shock. The first year I billeted with a family there was a lot of Google translation and hand-signals because they didn’t speak English and I didn’t speak Czech,” said Walker, who couldn’t even ask what was for dinner.The five-foot-nine, 186-pound forward who played centre in Hershey last year before switching over to left-wing in his seven games with the Capitals this year, went through two NHL drafts without hearing his name until the Caps got him as a 20-year-old in the third round in 2014.Nathan Walker: “It’s awesome. The hockey community isn’t big back home to say the least, but it’s definitely a very proud community. They’re always sending me messages and wishing me well on my travels and everything. It’s a really, really proud community back home.”

Be good to see him have success.

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