Walter, Ryan William

WALTER, Ryan William, hockey player (b 23 Apr 1958, New Westminster). He played minor HOCKEY in BURNABY before moving up to the LANGLEY Lords of the BC JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE and the KAMLOOPS Chiefs and Seattle Breakers of the WHL. He captained Canada at the 1978 world junior championships in Montreal. Drafted second overall by the Washington Capitals, he scored 28 goals during his first NHL season and finished second in rookie-of-the-year voting. At age 21, Walter was one of the youngest...

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