Sean Walker Scouting Report

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Created: May 9, 2024
Updated: May 11, 2024
Talent Type: Professional
Position scouted: Right Defense
Age when scouted: 29
Projection: Third Pair
Trending: Under NHL Contract
Birthday: Nov. 13, 1994
Height: 5' 10 | 180 cm
Weight: 196 lbs | 89 kg
Contract: $10,600,000 over 4 years (Cap hit: $2,650,000)
Walker's role in Philadelphia, before being traded to Colorado, included more contribution offensively and a mostly regular role on the PP in addition to his ES and PK minutes.
In Colorado he's used in a 2-way role that includes matching up against middle six opponents and a primary role on the PK. His offense is secondary.
Best described as a 2-way 'D' who provides some depth offense. Generally quick in small areas. Average plus pace / agility in open ice. Stocky frame. Engaged physically. Doesn't back down from battles.
Averaged between 18-21 minutes TOI in regular season - 18:00 in playoffs with all of his TOI coming at ES and PK.
Useful veteran. Can slide into top four on occasion.
Expiring contract that earned him $2.65M in 23/24.
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2023-24Colorado AvalancheNHL18437216
2023-24Philadelphia FlyersNHL6361622934
2022-23Los Angeles KingsNHL7031013-336
2021-22Los Angeles KingsNHL6022-14
  • Compete/Consistency: 88
  • Defensive Zone Starts: 85
  • Hockey IQ: 88
  • Offensive Zone Starts: 72
  • Penalty Kill: 85
  • Power Play: 60
  • Physicality: 78
  • Puck Moving/Passing: 79
  • Shot: 78
  • Skating: 80
  • 20%: Compete/Consistency, Hockey IQ, Skating
  • 12%: Puck Moving/Passing
  • 8%: Shot
  • 4%: Defensive Zone Starts, Offensive Zone Starts, Penalty Kill, Power Play, Physicality