- DOB: 6/4/1993
- Ht: 5-11
- Wt: 181
- Shoots: L
- School: Michigan State
- Hometown: Haslett, MI
South Carolina acquired Walsh on Aug. 3, 2017 in a trade with the Idaho Steelheads. The blueliner is in his second season playing professional hockey. During his rookie year with Idaho in 2016-17, Walsh appeared in 65 games and accounted for 27 points (seven goals, 20 assists). The 5-foot-11, 181 pound defenseman also played in two postseason contests and scored a goal in Game 5 of the Steelheads’ first-round series against Colorado.
Before turning pro, Walsh played four years of college hockey at Michigan State and totaled 141 NCAA games in his career. The native of Haslett, Mich. served as an alternate captain for two seasons from 2014-16 and finished with 48 points on three goals and 45 assists. After his senior season with the Spartans, Walsh joined the Missouri Mavericks for three games as well as the AHL’s Chicago Wolves for three games at the conclusion of the 2015-16 year.
Walsh, 24, also appeared in 132 junior games in the United States Hockey League (USHL) with the Sioux City Musketeers and Muskegon Lumberjacks from 2010-12, combining for 36 points (five goals, 31 assists).