John Walton

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Birthday
2, 1975
Birthplace
Columbus, OH
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1975 (age 43)
Birthplace
Columbus, OH

About

Radio play-by-play voice of the Washington Capitals beginning in 2013 who also became the team's director of broadcasting. He also started doing television play-by-play coverage for college hockey on NBC Sports beginning in 2014.

Before Fame

He was the public address announcer for the Cincinnati Reds from 1996 to 2002. He was also the first play-by-play voice of the AHL's Cincinnati Mighty Ducks from 1997 to 2000.

Trivia

He was the Senior Manager of Communications for Washington’s American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, the Bears, and called three Calder Cup championship seasons for the Bears in 2006, 2009 and 2010.

Family Life

He was born in Columbus, Ohio and earned an undergraduate degree from Miami University.

Associated With

He and Mike Emrick worked the 2011 AHL All-Star Classic.