Like the hockey fan that he is, Sammy Walker welcomed the return of the NHL playoffs earlier this month.
“It’s been really nice to have hockey back,” Walker said. “It gives you something to watch. There’s only a certain amount of Netflix shows you can watch.”
A steady diet of “Ozark” or “Mindhunter” can help pass some time amid the coronavirus pandemic, but for Walker, it pales in comparison to what he wants to do — lead the Gophers men’s hockey team. Thing is, he doesn’t exactly know when that’s going to be.
“We’ve been waiting to see what the season is going to look like,” said the Edina native, who served as a co-captain with senior Tyler Nanne as a sophomore last season. “We’ve been sitting back and waiting to hear.”