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Gov. Walker talks at news conference at state Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks to reporters during a news conference at the state Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin on February 24, 2011. The legislature is considering legislation proposed by Walker that includes cuts in benefits for state workers and takes away many of their collective bargaining rights. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Scott Walker (born July 19, 1973) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He is currently the head coach of the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League. Prior to the 1996–97 NHL season, he was a defenceman.

Scott Walker first played junior hockey for Kitchener of the OHA Junior 'B' league in 1989–90, moving to his hometown Cambridge team later that season. In 1991, he moved up to the Owen Sound Platers of the Ontario Hockey League for two seasons. His play with the Platers led the Vancouver Canucks to select him in the fifth round, 124th overall, in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft. He first joined the Canucks's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Hamilton in 1993–94, moving to Syracuse with the team for the 1994–95 season.

Walker made his NHL debut with the Canucks in 1994, splitting the 1994–95 season with Syracuse before becoming a full-time NHL player in 1995–96. He played three full seasons with the Canucks before being left unprotected in the 1998 NHL Expansion Draft. He was selected by the Nashville Predators.

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