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Lightning Sign F Geoff Walker

TAMPA, FL (Tampa Bay Lightning Communications) – The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Geoff Walker to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. 

Walker, 25, skated in 51 games last season with the Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, collecting five goals and 20 points to go along with 55 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound forward ranked 11th on the Monsters in assists with 15. 

The Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island native has skated in 226 career AHL games with the Manchester Monarchs, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and Monsters, recording 39 goals and 108 points to go along with 326 penalty minutes. Walker set career highs for goals (18), assists (26), points (44) and penalty minutes (114) during the 2011-12 season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He’s also appeared in 24 career Calder Cup playoff games, registering two goals and nine points. 

Walker originally went undrafted.

 

Walker’s Career Statistics

 

                                                                          Regular Season                                                        

Season

Team

League

GP

G

A

TP

+/-

PIM

2004-05

Gatineau

QMJHL

45

11

6

17

-

27

2005-06

Gatineau

QMJHL

15

0

2

2

-

18

P.E.I.

QMJHL

34

15

11

26

-

49

2006-07

P.E.I.

QMJHL

65

30

50

80

-

105

2007-08

P.E.I.

QMJHL

69

38

52

90

-

59

Texas

CHL

-

-

-

-

-

-

2008-09

Ontario

ECHL

68

21

27

48

-

39

2009-10

Manchester

AHL

37

5

9

14

-

55

Ontario

ECHL

26

7

16

23

-

20

2010-11

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

70

11

19

30

-

102

2011-12

Wilkes-Barre

AHL

68

18

26

44

-

114

2012-13

Lake Erie

AHL

51

5

15

20

-

55

 

 

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