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Will Matt Walker be the next blue line addition?

The Lightning has called about defenseman Matt Walker, formerly of the Blackhawks, Walker's agent Gerry Johannson said.

"Yeah, they're definitely interested," Johannson said. "I've spoken to them several times."

Walker, 29, is a 6-foot-3, 213-pounder, who had a goal, 14 points and 79 penalty minutes in 65 games last season.

"You never know what the day will bring," Johansson said, adding of the Lightning, "It's a good spot."

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:38pm]


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