There has been a bit of recent chirping on Twitter about Scott Walker. The forward was at the Jimmy V event this weekend and seeing him got a few folk wondering if he might be returning to the Carolina Hurricanes next season.
Much of Walker's last two seasons could probably be described as a disappointment. He played 41 games in 2008-09 and scored 5 goals with 10 assists. He did score the huge series clinching OT goal against Boston, but that was his only goal during the playoffs in 18 postseason games.
Last year he played 33 games with the Canes and scored 3 goals and chipped in 2 assists. After he was traded to the Caps, he played nine more games and scored 2 goals for them. He went scoreless in the playoffs in just one game for Washington.
The 37 year old is a very tough competitor who could help out on the fourth line if he is healthy. The Canes could certainly use his leadership as well as his abilities after he drops the gloves. On the other hand, his health has been a major concern the past two years and he would be taking a spot away from a younger player.
What do you think? Should Carolina bring him back into the fold for one more year?