Walker scored a goal on two shots and added three blocked shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.
Walker wrangled the puck from Andre Burakovsky and set out on a breakaway. The 26-year-old Walker scored, but the Kings' offense for the game ended there. The blueliner finished the season strong with three tallies and five assists in his last eight games. Overall, Walker posted 18 points, 92 shots on net, 72 blocked shots and a minus-13 rating in 47 contests.
Walker (lower body) is expected to play Wednesday versus the Avalanche.
Walker missed practice Tuesday with the injury, but it's not enough to keep him out of the lineup Wednesday. The defenseman has warmed up late in the season with two goals and five assists in his last six outings.
Walker (lower body) isn't practicing Tuesday and is listed as day-to-day, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.
Walker will hope to heal up in time to play in Los Angeles' final two games, Wednesday and Thursday in Colorado. Expect an update on his status prior to pregame warm-ups Wednesday.
Walker scored a goal on three shots, dished an assist and blocked two shots in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Walker got the Kings on the board in the first period and lent a helper on Rasmus Kupari's first NHL goal in the third. The 26-year-old Walker has heated up lately with seven points in his last five outings. He's up to 17 points, 85 shots on net, 66 blocked shots and a minus-11 rating through 44 games overall.
Walker notched an assist, three hits and two blocked shots in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Walker collected the secondary helper on Brendan Lemieux's opening tally. The 26-year-old Walker has picked up seven points in his last nine contests. For the year, the Ontario native has 15 points, 82 shots on net, 64 blocked shots, 41 hits and a minus-12 rating in 43 appearances.
Walker scored an empty-net goal and dished two assists in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Walker had arguably his best game of the season Wednesday. The 26-year-old has collected five points in his last six outings. He's up to 14 points, 81 shots on goal, 62 blocked shots and a minus-12 rating in 42 contests this season. Walker will likely remain in a bottom-pairing role, which limits his ability to contribute to the offense.
Walker produced an assist, six shots on goal, three blocked shots and a minus-3 rating in Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Ducks.
Walker assisted on a Brendan Lemieux goal in the third period. The 26-year-old Walker continues to struggle in his own zone with a minus-15 rating in 40 appearances this season. He's added 11 points, 62 blocked shots, 77 shots on net and 14 PIM in a bottom-four role.
Walker scored a goal in Monday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Walker fired a blast from the point at 5:19 of the first period to open the scoring. The 26-year-old blueliner has two tallies, 10 points, 68 shots on goal, 57 blocked shots and a minus-12 rating in 37 appearances. He's taken a step back from the scoring pace that yielded 24 points in 70 outings in 2019-20.
Walker recorded an assist, two shots on goal and three blocked shots in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Wild.
Walker ended a five-game point drought with his assist on a Trevor Moore goal in the first period. The 26-year-old Walker has nine points, 67 shots, 56 blocks and a minus-12 rating through 35 contests, mainly as a bottom-four option on the blue line.
Walker notched an assist and a game-high seven shots on goal in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Coyotes.
Walker showed little hesitation to shoot Wednesday, and he added a secondary helper on Adrian Kempe's goal in the third period. The 26-year-old Walker is up to eight points, 55 shots, 46 blocked shots and 22 hits through 29 appearances this season. Expect the Ontario native to remain in a top-four role as one of the more experienced blueliners in the Kings' defense corps.
Walker produced an assist in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Golden Knights.
Walker set up Andreas Athanasiou for the opening tally at 1:58 of the first period. There's been some life to Walker's play in the attacking zone lately, as he's produced four points in his last seven games. The 26-year-old has seven points, 36 shots on net, 40 blocked shots and a minus-10 rating through 25 outings overall.
Walker scored a goal on four shots and went plus-2 in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Walker broke a 0-0 tie at 5:58 of the second period with his first goal of the year. The 26-year-old defenseman has five points, 30 shots on goal, 35 blocked shots and a minus-6 rating in 21 contests. He's taken a step back from the scoring pace he had last season, when he racked up 24 points in 70 outings.
Walker recorded an assist in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Blues.
Walker saw a shot tipped in by Trevor Moore at 14:11 of the first period for the Kings' third goal. The helper was Walker's second in 12 games since he returned from an injury to his nose. The blueliner has just four helpers, 25 shots on net and 31 blocked shots through 19 contests overall.
Walker picked up an assist and three shots on goal in Saturdays' 4-3 overtime win over the Blues.
Walker had no points in the last six games since he returned from a nose injury that required surgery. The 26-year-old Walker has just three helpers, 19 shots on net and 19 blocked shots in 14 contests. The Ontario native has seen third-pairing usage and some time on the second power-play unit.
Walker (nose) was plus-1 with one hit in Monday's 3-0 win over the Blues.
Walker was back in the lineup for the first time since Jan. 28 and was immediately entrusted with a shade under 18 minutes of ice time. He also joined Drew Doughty on the Kings' top power play. Walker had 24 points in 70 games last season, his first full NHL campaign, and has two assists through eight contests in 2020-21.
Walker (nose) was activated off injured reserve ahead of Monday's game versus the Blues, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.
Walker will return to the lineup for the first time since Jan. 28. The 26-year-old contributed two assists and 13 blocked shots through the first seven games this year.
Walker (nose) will return to the lineup at some point during the Kings' current six-game road trip, John Hoven of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio reports.
Walker has yet to be cleared to practice fully, but he began skating in a non-contact capacity Sunday, so he could be ready to start taking contact soon. The 26-year-old blueliner picked up two helpers in seven games before having to undergo surgery on his nose after taking a slapshot to the face against the Wild on Jan. 28.
Walker (nose) practiced with a no-contact jersey Sunday, John Hoven of SiriusXM NHL Network Radio reports.
Walker underwent nose surgery Feb. 3 after taking a slapshot to the face from Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba. He was expected to miss 2-to-4 weeks, so he's closing in on a return. The 26-year-old will need to be activated from injured reserve before re-entering the lineup.
Walker is expected to be sidelined for two to four weeks after undergoing surgery on his nose, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.
Walker took a slapshot to the face from Minnesota defenseman Matt Dumba during Thursday's loss to the Wild, and he'll be sidelined long term as a result. Kale Clague will likely see additional opportunities for the duration of Walker's absence.
Walker (face) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Walker is expected to face an extended absence, so this move was only a matter of time. Matt Roy (upper body) will also miss time. In turn, Mark Alt and Austin Strand were called up from the taxi squad to add depth until Walker's return to action.
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