Since when is Matt freakin' Walker worth almost 2 mil per year? $1.7 mil is an overpayment for him.
Walker is an okay #6 defenseman, but usually those guys only get payed around $1 mil per year. Why should he get more than that? He plays okay defensively but is worthless offensively and isn't a very good skater.
The Tampa Bay front office is so bad it's not even funny. They have to overpay to get Matt Walker
. Wow. He adds some toughness, but after seeing the contract that he got, this is a terrible deal for them IMO. Not to mention they gave Ohlund 7 years!