The Lloydminster Bobcats organization is proud to announce the signing of local forward Kobe Walker.
Walker is a 5’10’’, 160lb forward who is from Lloydminster and the third member currently signed by the Junior A team from last years midget AAA Bobcats. That team ended their season in the Telus Cup national championship in Quispamsis, NB, where Walker scored a goal and assist.
“I'm really excited to start the next chapter of my hockey career in my hometown, especially knowing the support the franchise receives from this great hockey-town,” said Walker on signing with the team.
Born in ’98, Walker has played hockey in Lloydminster each of his last four years. Over these past 4 seasons, walker has suited up for the Midget AA Blazers, Junior B Bandits, Midget AAA Bobcats and the Junior A Bobcats as an Associate Player.
“I've worked with the coaching staff before including Travis (Clayton), and they have alot of insight on the game and I'm looking to forward to working hard for the franchise and letting them shape me into a better hockey player,” says Walker.
While playing AAA hockey under the direction of current Bobcat assistant coach, Travis Clayton, Walker was able to be a highly productive offensive player scoring six goals and picking up another 19 helpers for 25 points in 34 games.In the playoffs Walker’s three goals and three assists in ten games helped the Midget team to its first Alberta Midget Hockey League title in franchise history.
“Kobe is a very fast offensive guy who can play Center or Wing. He has great vision with the puck and is someone who instantly makes other players around him better,” says Clayton.
**Bobcats season tickets are on-sale now! For more information, check out our website at Lloydminsterbobcats.ca.
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