Hockey standout Walker named Alaska Athlete of the Week

April 5, 2021

Hockey player Nolan Walker was named Alaska Athlete of the Week after a stellar performance at the NCAA Division I Tournament.

The Anchorage skater scored four points in two games at the Northeast Regional to help St. Cloud State advance to the Frozen Four for only the second time in school history.

Walker, a junior forward, scored a goal in a 4-1 upset win over Boston College in the regional finale.

He ranks fourth on his team in scoring this season with 22 points on nine goals and 13 assists.

The Frozen Four will be held April 8-10 in Pittsburgh and feature St. Cloud against Minnesota State in the first game and Minnesota Duluth against Massachusetts in the second game.

The athlete of the week recipient is selected by a panel each Friday and announced Saturday at 11 a.m. on the Sports Guys on CBS Sports Radio 590AM and 96.7FM.

View past winners here.