Alberni, BC – The Alberni Valley Bulldogs announce today that Eric
Walker has been called up by the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL. Walker
goes to the ‘Hawks on an emergency call-up as they have 3 defensemen
invited to Canada’s world junior national team selection camp in
Walker will be evaluated by Portland’s coaching staff and it is yet to be determined if Walker will stick with the WHL club.
wish Eric all the best with this opportunity to, again, play in the
WHL,” said Bulldogs General Manager and Head Coach Kevin Willison. “He
is getting a second chance to prove he can play at that level,” added
As this opportunity presents itself to Walker, it leaves the Bulldogs with a hole to fill on the back end.
concluded by saying “Walker made us a better hockey team since joining
the Alberni Valley Bulldogs. While with us, his experience, physical
play and good puck decisions in our defensive end made an immediate
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)