Reign Claim Rookie Walker Off Waivers

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Ontario Reign announced that they have claimed rookie right wing Geoff Walker off waivers from the Phoenix RoadRunners.

The Reign are the ECHL affiliate of the Kings of the NHL and the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League.

The 20 year old Walker, who attended training camp with Grand Rapids of the AHL, finished 10th in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2007-08 with a career-high 90 points on career bests of 38 goals and 52 assists in 69 games for Prince Edward Island.

The first professional sports team in Ontario, Calif., the Reign begin play in the ECHL in 2008-09 and play their first home game on Oct. 25 at the new state-of-the-art Citizens Business Bank Arena, a $130 million multi-purpose facility with 9,736 seats as well as 36 suites, a continuous concourse and a VIP club.

Team Press Release