Carolina Hurricanes activate right-winger Scott Walker from injured reserve

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes activated right-winger Scott Walker from the injured reserve list Tuesday.

He missed 17 games after suffering a torso injury during a road game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Oct. 19.

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Walker, 34, has one goal and two assists in seven games this season. He had 51 points (21-30) in 81 games last season.

The Hurricanes will play the visiting Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night.